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famous failures + my personal ones

Steve Jobs: fired from Apple, the company he started, when he was 30 years old Walt Disney: fired from a newspaper because “he lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” Oprah: demoted from her job as news anchor because she “wasn’t fit for television.” My personal favorite fails: Being very unceremoniously dumped by the man…

Aug 8, 2012 · Read More · Comment (1)

truth! some days I want to give the finger to the universe. failing, trying, falling, getting up

TRUTH! The other day was a rough one. Truth: I cried for nearly an entire evening–except for the time when I was teaching a yoga class, when I refused to let my mind be anything but present–and failed, and tried again, and failed, and tried again. Truth: At one point during the day, I thought…

Apr 3, 2012 · Read More · Comment (4)