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why success can be as disorienting as failure…

A delightful update to my past post… Elizabeth Gilbert was once an “unpublished diner waitress,” devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of ‘Eat, Pray, Love,’ she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can be as disorienting as failure and offers a simple — though hard — way to carry on, regardless of outcomes. Does success scare you if your business works? Does success scare you if the sale of your business works? You know what, do as Elizabeth has done and that is, DO…

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Elizabeth Gilbert’s Advice to Women: Get Out of Your Own Way

Don’t wait to be rescued or discovered by anyone, and for heaven’s sake, don’t wait to be given permission from the principal’s office to take full ownership of your own destiny. You gotta do it yourself. Step forward out of your own lingering residual sense of smallness, take up every inch of life that is your blessed inheritance, and DO YOUR THING. Today. continue reading here… DO YOUR THING… 3 very powerful words I had the great fortune of seeing Elizabeth Gilbert last night (in Frankston VIC of all places) and she was fabulous. Thought provoking, genuine, care and sharing,…

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