On International Women’s Day, demonstrators in New York spoke out for a multitude of women’s rights-related issues.
On International Women’s Day, demonstrators in New York spoke out for a multitude of women’s rights-related issues.
"I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-- I took the one
At the same time, true grit--persistence and passion--is clearly something we want both for our kids and for ourselves. Fortunately, the life-skills that make us gritty can be learned and practiced.
Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local, a social media agency and NY Times best-selling author recently published; "The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want."
He described sailing as flying over water. It was like freedom to him, to set sail into the wide blue sea and leave his responsibilities
Being persistent is not the same thing as not quitting. Persisting is getting up and trying again. To be successful, we need to know when to quit, especially if we've been doing something that is destined to fail.
So I asked him: are you coming back tomorrow? He replied, with high conviction: Of course! My son had the same passion for
It takes a great deal of patience and hard work. Don't expect anything to be handed to you along the way - that's the first lesson you should learn quickly. If you're willing to buckle down and if you want something bad enough, you can definitely make it happen.
Be so good that they can't ignore you. I started from the very bottom--trying to connect with talented people and learn from
Someone recently asked me to detail the barriers on my employment journey. There are many laws that are supposed to ensure me non-discriminatory opportunities, but I have run into many types of barriers.
Sooner or later you will have to choose--do you take an action that is painful, or do you suffer an even worse consequence by doing nothing?
Then, I did a bad thing. I piled all of these things one on top of another. I hugged them to myself, like they were precious
After you know the right people, who those people are, and have taken the time to listen to them, you can then easily transition to being understood. The key to being understood is to clearly and concisely convey what you are interested in doing.
I don't have an agent or an editor expecting the completion of my manuscript, no publishers are wooing me with six-figure advances for a book deal, and nothing I've written has ever gone viral.
When kids "zone in" they get "in the zone" because they concentrate and focus very well when they are accomplishing something. They are often talented, creative, persistent at their tasks, and very good at what they do.
We can't change what life throws at us, so why worry? The key is to develop a willingness to experience uncertainty without trying to eliminate or control it. The well-known fact is life is filled with surprises and unexpected events. That isn't necessarily a bad thing; it is just life.
Give yourself a little break and practice self-love and do everything you can to reconnect with your soul in order to rebuild your self-worth. You are an amazing woman with so much to offer -- never lose sight of that truth!
Reinforcing a child's success with praise is good for them, right? Well, maybe. But, it may depend on the praise that's given, and certain kinds of praise can actually do harm.