In her talk, Laura Gassner Otting redefines success as a waypoint, not an endpoint. She urges listeners to embrace their discomfort and growth opportunities, rather than dreading them.
00:00:00 Laura Gassner Otting describes the various emotions she felt after realizing her successful book project was something that could be bigger than she originally thought. She talks about how success can be wonderful, but also feels like hell due to the burden of potential it can put on one's shoulders.
00:05:00 In her talk, Laura Gassner Otting talks about how we overestimate the importance of success and underestimate the importance of happiness. She cites studies that show that success is not a final destination, but rather an inflection point on the way to greater things. She also discusses how emotions such as doubt, vulnerability, and exhaustion are part of the process of achieving success, and how embracing them can help us to thrive. Finally, she urges the audience to remember that success is a journey, not a destination, and to be prepared for the chaos and uncertainty that come with it.
00:10:00 In her talk, Laura Gassner Otting encourages listeners to redefine success as a waypoint, not an endpoint. She speaks about the concept of Wonder Health, which is a state of being in which we are constantly expanding our understanding and possibilities. She encourages listeners to embrace their discomfort and growth opportunities, rather than dreading them.