The PowerHouse Collective interview with Dara Beevas – “Book Doula”, co-founder and chief strategic officer of Wise Ink Creative Publishing (see her full bio below). We talk about how comparing ourselves to others is a great way to kill confidence – especially if your gold standard happens to be Beyonce – and how being clear on vision and purpose builds it.

What are your thoughts? Do you define success and confidence on your own terms? Or do you sometimes get caught up in comparison, perfection or negative self-talk? Leave a comment below!

Dara Beevas is co-founder and chief strategic officer of Wise Ink Creative Publishing, an agency for writers, publishers, and authors. Dara has been involved in the publishing community for twelve years, acquiring manuscripts, managing projects, and creating marketing and sales strategies for authors and publishers. She’s helped more than four hundred authors publish their books. Originally from the DC area, Dara has a master’s degree in publishing from George Washington University. She’s a board member of the Minnesota Center for Book Arts and is the author of The Indie Author Revolution and Social Media Secrets for Authors. When she’s not busy pushing the envelope in this crazy world of publishing and networking with inspiring entrepreneurs, she’s traveling and enjoying her husband’s delicious Jamaican meals. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

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