We are all artists. Whether it’s creating a painting or developing a new product or service, we’re all trying to create some sort of masterpiece. But unfortunately, there’s a part within you that doesn’t want you to get started, learn your craft, and stay committed.
During a speaking engagement at Razorfish, an audience member asked, “How are you able to let loose and be so free and vulnerable when presenting?” My answer was, my sense of freedom and total abandon comes from the fact that I’m performing for an audience of one. I’m not performing for the crowd. I’m performing for ME.
I posted a video on Imposter Syndrome and it sparked a meaningful online discussion with a new LinkedIn connection. While I’ve seen a lot of women struggle with feeling like an imposter, my friend Frank said that it was a gender neutral syndrome.
Impostor Syndrome is something I see in a lot of successful women vs. men. Ladies, it’s time to break free from feeling unready and unworthy.
In 2005, I sent a package to Oracle CEO Mark Hurd when he was the CEO at HP. I decided to BE courageous and let him know about me, and my thoughts and ideas on how to unleash the talent and genius of all employees.
If you want to live free, you have to face your greatest fear—DEATH. Death of an unfulfilling job, relationships, bad habits, etc. We love beginnings but we never want to face endings.
SURRENDERING is essential for finding freedom. Surrendering means there is no Plan B. You're not gonna quit when things get really tough.
Here's a truth bomb: Choice is your greatest asset, but it's the package that's often left unopened. Freedom is a choice.
A dare is when the Universe taps you on the shoulder and challenges you to take a bold step to achieve the next level of success in your personal or professional life.