Always Go All In
During college, I worked TWO jobs, took full-time credits & captained the women’s soccer team. And I get tired just talking about it. 😂 Each day’s work, after school & after soccer, consisted of a 4-6 hour dinner shift at the restaurant & then a graveyard shift at a coffee stand from 10pm to 4am, where I did homework in between serving coffee to my customers. But I was motivated. I was determined. I wanted to be my best in whatever I did.
I had a plan for after college. I would make a bunch of money early on, so I could have time LATER to spend with my family & achieve my REAL dreams, which involved helping my community more, speaking & becoming an author. After my husband died at 27, I realized just how important it is to start LIVIN YOUR LIFE NOW vs just making a living. I never expected God to work through my heartache to plant me in this unique place to achieve those things DECADES before my 19 year old self planned. This year, we qualified in the top .001% of the network we partner with & this ranking is all based on IMPACT. I’m in the process of publishing my first book & was offered paid travel to speak for the first time this Fall. 😍 My college aged self feels pretty proud right now & CRAZY grateful for all the people & the God who got me here. I’ve worked HARDER than most for most of my life & I’ve tried my best to pour my heart into whatever I did. Whether my customers were paying a couple bucks for a cup of coffee or a hundred bucks for a series of blog posts, I never stopped moving forward with tenacity & grit, with a heart full of gratitude. And... I ALWAYS go ALL IN. I can’t guarantee going all in will mean you’ll crush it EVERY TIME you go after big goals... but, I CAN promise it will be worth your time to find out what your best is made of. #MadeforBraveCoaching