Let’s be clear, we know we don’t have all the answers.  But then again, we realize our business and personal decisions can produce growth or create a steady decline.  If you are willing to learn from those who have mastered success, YOUR possibility to thrive is endless.

On my journey, I have found inspiration from three successful women who are willing to share the secrets that empowered their achievement.  And now I am going to pass along their wisdom to you.

Sara Blakely


“It all started with a pair of pantyhose, some scissors and a bright idea. Don’t underestimate a woman who wants her butt to look better in white pants.” ~ Sara Blakely

I bet you didn’t know that when Sara Blakely sensed a loss of interest in a potential “SPANX” brand buyer, she decided to liven up her presentation with a one-on-one demonstration in the ladies’ room!  Talk about true determination.  Her promise to shape the butt and tummies of women around the world became a success, but not without plenty of arduous work and focus.  Sara spent years perfecting the design of her garments, selling and marketing her creative ideas, and finally patenting her product.  But, Sara’s path to success goes far beyond determination, she is very gracious to those who have helped her achieve her dreams.

“I feel like one of the best ways I’ve been able to face my fears and move through them is gratitude, being very connected to gratitude and a higher purpose. Without those two things, it would be much more difficult for me to push through the things that scare me.”

She later found herself noted in Forbes Magazine as the world’s youngest self-made billionaire.  And women everywhere say, “thank you!”

Gina Devee


Gina Devee offers plenty of encouragement to women seeking success.  Her multi-million-dollar company, Divine Living, is dedicated to just that.  She not only spends time coaching other women towards reaching their business goals, but she helps them to find the joys in life.  She discovers passion by inspiring others.  We all need encouragement, and a woman who has dedicated her life to offering that extra push indefinitely creates a positive impact in the world.  Through the powerful concept of encouragement, Gina herself has proclaimed,

“Being aware of my power was the beginning of something truly spectacular.”

We can all learn from her pursuit.

Marie Forleo


Marie Forleo certainly does not let a challenging circumstance hold her back.  Before she became a successful philanthropist, she crashed…more than once!  Many of us find it hard to pick up the pieces when we fall, but not Marie.  Her bravery to keep trying, and live outside the box, is a true testament to the power of courage.  She believes the uniqueness of YOU matters and can make a positive influence worldwide.  All you need is to believe this truth yourself.  Now, Marie is dedicated to serving others through philanthropic work and coaching.

“I believe you must bring your whole self to the table if you want to thrive in today’s world.” ~ Marie Forleo

Drink it in, ladies.  The impact of your determination, reassurance, and the courage to keep pursuing your dream is powerful.  Powerful enough to build an empire!

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