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Meet Introverted Super Confidence Coach Martha Mok

Say hello to Martha Mok from Sydney, Australia. She’s been in business for 19 years working to build the life of her dreams. Keep reading to learn how she’s making an impact with her work.

Martha, tell us about the work you do and what inspired you to get started.

I am a Confidence Coach from Super Confidence Coaching and an entrepreneur. 

Before diving into the coaching world, I rocked the scene as a multi-award-winning International Makeup Artist & Hairstylist. I even founded the “Martha Mok Makeup Academy” – a space where women learned to embrace and flaunt their natural beauty.

My mission is all about empowerment. “No woman should ever suffer in silence” is my motto, fueled by a colorful past that included an abusive marriage, bullying, and even facing sexual molestation. These experiences ignited a fire in me to inspire others, guiding women and fellow coaches to unlock their potential, find self-worth, and strike a unique balance in business, family, and relationships.

Becoming a Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) was a game-changer, allowing me to shift mindsets and help women overcome self-doubt. The journey involved letting go of past traumas, regaining direction, and reaching new heights.

Now as a Confidence Coach, I’m recognized in the Top 1% of all women’s confidence, mindset, and business coaches in Australia. I’ve authored four eBooks, published two books, and spread motivation as an International speaker. 

The transition from makeup maven to confidence coach was driven by the desire to offer more than just external beauty tips. It’s about empowering women to feel fabulous from the inside out.

If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that confidence is the key – and it starts with looking and feeling amazing.

How has being an introvert affected your life and your business?

Whenever I open up and tell people that I am an introvert,  no one believes me. So, being an introvert has been an interesting twist in my journey. Initially, as an introvert, I faced challenges in expressing myself and navigating the social world, especially in the vibrant industry of makeup and hairstyling.

In my award-winning makeup career, where connections and networking are vital, I found it challenging to step out of my comfort zone. However, being introverted brought unique strengths to the table. It fueled my creativity and allowed me to deeply understand the personal needs of my clients, resulting in a more personalized approach to beauty. My client’s no longer become a transaction. They become someone who I can build a deeper connection with. That friendship will carry for many years after I did their wedding.  

When I transitioned to become a Confidence Business Coach during the covid period, it was a significant shift, and being introverted played a part in my coaching style. I bring a calm and empathetic energy to coaching sessions, creating a safe space for introspection and personal growth. Networking events might not be my forte however, I have learned to overcome it and use networking as the support to my business.

In essence, being an introvert influenced my career by shaping a coaching style rooted in empathy, understanding, and a genuine desire to help women find their unique balance.  Helping them to become an authentic achiever, so they don’t have to pretend to be okay.  Or keep trying to fake it ‘til you make it.  

Can you share a significant lesson you have learned on your journey so far?

Networking used to be scary. I’m ok with it now. I will still feel my heart beat faster. My mouth goes dry just before I have to speak.  

But now, I’ve learned to control my breathing, control my speaking so I can take more ownership and control in sharing my message with others  

What advice would you give to other introverted women who are on a journey to build their dreams?

Learn to feel the fear, and embrace it.  Never hide from it or ignore it. Only when you can accept who you are and allow your authentic self to come out, will you truly SHINE.  

Being an introvert doesn’t mean you don’t have confidence or you will never be good enough. It just means you need to learn to accept yourself as you, love yourself as you are and be ok as an introvert to feel the fear but will continue to move forward and do it anyway.

Thank you for taking the time to share your story.

If you want to learn more about Martha Mok, you can find her here:

Website: www.superconfidencecoaching.com

Photo credits: Joe Cheong

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