I recently had a conversation with someone who was pointing out how many times I’d failed to meet the same goal. It felt pretty awful, especially because I knew it was true. But in that moment, I also realized that I could either accept that as my permanent truth, or I could look a bit deeperContinue reading “Three Things You Need To Know About Failure”
Last year, at the National Girlfriends Networking Day main event hosted by New York Times in New York City, WNBA Star, Plus-Size Model and Actress Kym Hampton displayed some very raw emotion as she shared some of the downright cruel and horrifying experiences she faced during the early days of her career, both as aContinue reading “Why Successful Women Should Stop Hiding Their Emotions”
Don’t take on something new that is not worth sacrificing something else to make it happen. If you’re not willing to sacrifice something you’re doing now or give up something you currently have to make something new happen, you’ll never be willing to do what it takes with this new endeavor to make it succeed.
It is a rude awakening to discover that there are those who would find greater joy in our failure than our success. But finding a path to success in the face of opposition builds self-assuredness and inner strength that cannot be found any other way. When we succeed without opposition, the only real enemy isContinue reading “Midnight Musing: Opposition”
I’ve been thinking a lot about moms, in part, I think because of gaining a new level of respect and regard for my own mother over the past few years as I’ve witnessed the grace, gentleness and kindness she’s shown caring for my dad who has Alzheimer’s. It’s also on my mind because of theContinue reading “Why Mothers Are Just Different Than Anyone Else”