Did you know fashion designer Vera Wang started her label at the age of 40? However you define success, getting there is never a guarantee, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give it a try. Any of us, whether parenting, going back to school, climbing a corporate ladder, or starting a business of their own, can speak of challenges and discouraging moments, but that is what makes the journey all the more interesting. What’s more, your success doesn’t necessarily happen right out school or at an early age, it can happen any time. Reaching your personal state of success is far less about what you’ve accomplished than it is about what you’ve learned along the way, and the skills and strategies you can share with others in your field.Read More
Life is full of challenges. Whether it’s something small like a crossword clue that you just can’t figure out, or a larger issue like a particularly taxing project at work, we all have to deal with problems that frustrate us. When you encounter these difficulties, do you recoil and throw your hands in the air? If so, maybe developing a little more resilience could be a good thing.
I remember I was on a trip to Florida with my family in high school driving down a street by the ocean viewing one amazing home after another. My mom said to me that it must be nice to have a home that beautiful. My response to her (that I am still not sure where it had come from, but I felt it from the bottom of my heart) was that I believe I will have it one day - and I could picture what it looked like. She asked why I thought that and I couldn't explain it, I just believed it.Read More