42 minutes | Oct 27, 2020

117: Fulfill your passion AND your purpose with Rebekah Read

Episode 117. "I think it's always kind of a struggle of not feeling like I'm fully fulfilling my purpose. As much as I love my business and I love the freedom, especially, that it gives me - I mean, what entrepreneur doesn't love that? - but I still feel that lack of purpose." ~Rebekah Read Listen to The Creative Impostor’s current series, and you’ll quickly pick up on a theme: travel as a love story. The guests differ in age and background, but all have prioritized travel, building a professional life on the go. These inspiring people share a love for the places and people off the beaten path, some backing into romance on the road, while others have found forever homes in foreign lands.  Rebekah Read's story is a bit different but no less love-filled. “All of a sudden, I was thrown into motherhood and was not expecting that. I was 22, you know? I thought I was going to be doing marketing.”  Now 28, the Seattle-based owner of Rebekah Read Creative, a website branding agency, looks back at her younger self and knows with complete conviction that her trajectory pointed in one direction. Rebekah first visited Central America as a student fulfilling college degree requirements. She returned as a grad with her marketing degree in hand and big dreams of assisting a local non-profit with its messaging. Reality quickly settled in. Rebekah shifted gears, working on a foster care program for orphaned children while also providing ad hoc care in the nursery.  The physically, spiritually, and emotionally exhausting experience crystalized Rebekah’s desire to combine passion with purpose.  Digital nomads and skill seekers take note: Rebekah’s offering a Squarespace SEO course for $97 which includes a Facebook group for community support during your website revamp process. She’ll also host Round 2 of her online mastermind program in 2021! Space is limited and registration begins in November. Check out all the details at rebekahreadcreative.com Links, resources, opportunities, other podcasts & books mentioned, ... You can find them here: http://www.thecreativeimpostor.com/117 *** Connect with Rebekah rebekareadcreative.com Facebook Instagram Pinterest Connect with me: Join our twice weekly Community Zoom sessions for free! Get the details inside The Creative Impostor Collective on Mighty Networks! Email or Voice  andrea@thecreativeimpostor.com Facebook Page @thecreativeimpostor Instagram: @thecreativeimpostor LinkedIn: @andreaklunder (I only accept connections from people I actually know, so include a message to say you’re a Creative Impostor listener.) Support The Creative Impostor! LOVE The Creative Impostor? I would LOVE if you could leave me a short & sweet review: http://www.ratethispodcast.com/creative. Send me a screenshot and I might even read it on a future episode. Get your books from somewhere OTHER than Amazon. Bookshop.org is a B-Corp - a corporation dedicated to the public good — online bookstore with a mission to financially support local, independent bookstores. When you order from Bookshop, through my link, 10% of your purchase goes to an earnings pool that will be evenly distributed among independent bookstores and 10% comes to The Creative Impostor studios through their affiliate program. Grow your own online community using Mighty Networks! It's where we host The Creative Impostor Collective and when you create your own group with the Business or Community plan, we receive a thank you bonus from them for referring you.
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