For women especially, it’s easy to let our definition of success get tangled up in the life someone else has chosen to live. When we do this, we can miss out on our own path to a bigger life.
When business leaders and consumers come together and think differently, we can build companies that offer great products and services and have a positive significance to the world.
‘Success’ is a word that comes up often in my conversations with Beauty Guides. It’s tempting to ask about the keys to success or the steps to becoming successful. But I make sure to always add another idea into the mix: significance.
Fighting for your home is not about winning or losing, but rather the empowerment that comes with not letting fear or excuses get in the way. As we enter into 2021, think about all of the ‘homes’ in your life. What do they offer you? How to they enhance your life? And are you willing to fight for them?
I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the concept of giving, and I’ve shared some eye-opening conversations with people who have dedicated their lives to serving others. In one particular conversation, a minister surprised me by saying that giving should not actually be the goal. When we give to someone, the transaction is temporary.
In his book Big Potential, author Shawn Achor sums up the way we look at competition and success: “Society teaches that it’s better to be the only bright light than be in a forest of bright lights.” So, what does this have to do with us?
One of the questions I receive most often is, what does it take to be a successful Beauty Guide? In response I’d ask what it takes to be a successful teacher or restaurant owner, or even a great parent or friend. There are two sides to all successful people.
After watching those who approach the world with a positive perspective, I’ve noticed five key skills that they all have in common...
When we know our ‘destination joy,’ we begin to see the bigger picture. We can remain joyful, even in the face of temporary unhappiness, because we know that we are heading where we’re meant to be.
You have a dream, a mission, a divine purpose. Whether it's clearly defined or not, you have one.