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Give Yourself a Damn Break

Do you ever have the kind of week where you ask yourself what evil karma you must have perpetrated in some other life so as to deserve such a shower of bullshit to be rained down upon you? I've just come off a couple of wild-ass--WTF weeks…

How do you know if you should keep going on this [project/company/mission]?

I'm gonna be straight with you. I'm exhausted. You may be too. Though I've always considered myself an ally of anyone disenfranchised, I see that the depth and breadth of racism in this country is much more staggering than I realized. If…

How Writing Down My Ideal Vision Changed My Life

There seem to be two answers successful folks have when it comes to the question: “Did you ever expect to have this kind of success?” One answer is something like: “No, this is crazy. I just got lucky. I wanted to do this ______________…
women selling Tupperware 1980s

Who was the first woman to inspire you to be successful?

“Pink Cadillac, cruising down the street…,” Mom would sing and do her signature shimmy, as we drove down the street in her blue Chevy Nova to another Tupperware party in a nearby town. Mom wanted the pink Cadillac—that was the big…

How to Deal When Someone You Dislike Wins

Have you ever experienced something like this: Someone you can't stand gets a win. You know them to be a [fraud/asshole/full-of-shit/fake/abusive/condescending/fill-in-the-blank nasty trait] and yet they won an award, or got a big client,…