Every day I have to be bold. Every day, so do you. Just a reminder that no one holds a gun to your head— you are always in the driver’s seat.
Last week I wanted to collaborate on something that was really aligned with my message, but we couldn’t agree on the deliverables. So I paused, and I reminded myself that it’s my life, and I choose. I shouldn’t have to work hard for very little... and neither should anyone. Now, I’m not saying I won’t speak for free sometimes, or coach women on a sliding scale or even free at times, or promote brands I love just because I love them. But when we know our value and what we bring to the table, we must ask for what we need. We have to know our hard limits and boundaries and stick to them, otherwise people will just walk all over us. Sometimes we have to walk away from something we might to do, to remind OURSELVES of our worth.