News flash: Not everyone has to like you. As a matter of fact when you set out to please everyone, you please no one, most importantly numero uno, you! As women we so badly want to feel accepted. We want to be a part of the social fabric of our community, so in that pursuit we almost sacrifice who we are for the sake of fitting in. No more, mama. If you find you are having to bend, feel uncomfortable, or just not yourself, then stop trying to fit a square peg into a round hole, sister! Leave! Walk out. Be done. It’s not Kindergarten, we don’t have to be friends with everyone. This statement holds true for any relationship, especially the one you have with your business. Get clear on your message, your branding, and get comfortable with the idea that your message isn’t going to speak to everyone. Like, you are going to lose followers, you are going to hear everyone’s opinion, you are going to get suggestions from people who have never run a business a day in their life. Or worse yet, they don’t even ask you about your business at all?! Guess what? In one ear out the other. These aren’t your people. You have to follow the feel good, because when you get real, and share your passion, you speak your magic. That’s when all of the crazy electricity happens and your content gets juicy! You become confident. You are in flow. Your fan girl base finds you. So understand that in order to be successful and live your authentic self, you have to shed. The old judgmental friends, the naysayers, the people rooting for your failure- those people are going to talk about you regardless of what you do, so follow your heart! Share your story, we are sitting here at the edge of our seat waiting for you and can’t wait to applaud your greatness!