Scary Journey

Have you ever felt like you were sitting on the sidelines, watching others succeed? They tackle challenges, grab opportunities, and reach incredible goals while you silently wish it were you? You have a burning desire to use your creative gifts, skills, and life experiences vocationally, but the naysayer in you says, it can’t be done.

I’ve met people who’ve buried any dreams of becoming a writer, a motivational speaker, a coach, or sharing niche skills through online courses. It’s time to wake up that dream and revisit the possibilities. 

I never made it past remedial English throughout my early academic years. I was shy and lacked confidence. I was unfamiliar with the publishing industry. I had no idea how to grow an online platform. If I did succeed, how would I promote my book? I was petrified of public speaking. All the odds were against me, but, I decided I couldn’t live with regrets.

We are imperfect people living God’s perfect plan. During challenges and resistance, sometimes God’s direction is only a step. We choose faith over fear, but faith doesn’t always move mountains. Looking back, I realized that God didn’t move my mountains because He wanted to move my heart.

Writing Journey

When I started writing, the process felt unnatural. I was self-conscience of my poor grammar and spelling–no critique groups for me. Someone would discover I was a dumb fraud.

Regret became a stronger force than fear. The local community college was my first step. I attended writer’s conferences and continued to tap on my keyboard.

My articles appeared in Charles Stanley’s In Touch Magazine, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Gospel Publishing House, Faith and Fitness Magazine, newspapers, and various offline and online publications.

 

Speaking Journey

I knew I had to overcome my fear of public speaking to move forward with my goals & dreams.

In 2015, I was one of 30,000 contestants from 126 countries competing in the most significant international speech competition. I became Toastmasters’ 1st Place Champion for District 33, which positioned me as one of the top 100 speakers in the world which opened many speaking opportunities. 

As a former radio talk show host, conference workshop speaker, and podcast guest, I know people need answers. I help others become resilient creators because the future can be greater than the past.

Resilient Journey

I’ve learned to push through the obstacles–often kicking and screaming (and sometimes with a few meltdowns). I wish I could have known then what I know now about online work. The journey, however, led me to help others shorten their learning curve, so they can produce the creative work they were meant to share. 

In fear or resistance, I help stay-at-home moms, career changers, and those who want to generate a little extra revenue. Creatives can find clarity and launch! I teach them the process of small steps that ignites undaunted momentum. The Resilient Creative content helps others leverage their gifts, expand their reach, and make a difference.

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