Tag - women

Clarity: Spring Leadership Event

Formed in 2012, My Forward Life is a national community initially created to bring together female entrepreneurs and career-focused women in an intimate and unique way. As we have expanded in size, our mission has as well. MFL is now on a targeted mission to not only host fabulous events, but to also serve as a professional development resource for the women in our community. Instead of quarterly events based on themes, we will now host a leadership event in [...]

Where You And Your Brand Are Today

I'm not ashamed to admit that I am a dreamer; that I like to fantasize about the possibilities and the "what ifs." I think dreaming is a huge part of the creative process for me. I am always looking to explore and try new things; discovery is truly like breathing for me. I often encourage others to dream too. In fact, I tell them to dream big, that the sky is NOT ever a limit. And I still believe all [...]

Planting the Seeds for a Prosperous and Passionate Season This Year

SHON GABLES   My Passion: Journalist, Motivational Speaker My Advice: As a first generation high school graduate and the first in my family to pursue a career path, I can say with absolute certainty that if you’re bold enough to use your God-given talents, dare to believe God's promises, and refuse to quit when your path veers into incredibly uncomfortable territory, success will not only chase you down but will also turn your journey into a testimony with which to help others. [...]

Energize Your Passion with Positivity

STACY CALDWELL My Passion: Social Innovation, CEO, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation   My Advice: If you want to find your passion, find the things in life that give you the most energy! I never really knew what I wanted to do as a career, and though growing up I was interested in many different things, none of them fit within a specific vocation.  In fact, this conundrum endured through my first several years as a professional and continued until I learned to [...]

The Power of Passionate Volunteerism

YVONNE CRUM My Passion: Fundraising & Event Planning, The Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas My Advice:  I believe so strongly in the power of volunteerism, because it saved my life.  After my son Paul Crum was killed in an auto accident in 1997, I actually didn't think I'd ever breathe again. But I did, with the help of others, and I went on to discover my passion after friends encouraged me to get back to doing what I do [...]

How I Discovered My Passion

Lisa Moore My Passion: Senior Vice-President of Marketing & Operations, FLUENT My Advice: Never forget that even the tiniest things might change your life or the lives of others. My pivotal moment actually consisted of two seemingly small elements – an ad for a hostess position and a glowing restaurant review, both spotted while casually perusing the Dallas Morning News. The ad was simple, reading, “Hostess needed. Must be smart, friendly, and love people and service. Call 214.XXX.XXXX.” I wasn’t even looking [...]