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Adrienne Speaks

  • A Successful Perspective On Failure
    April 8, 2019 at 12:00 AM

    We’ve talked about success, but what about failure? A few days ago, my colleague wrote a piece about success. How to define it, measure it, even celebrate it. I am writing about failure. No, not as a rebu...

  • Shame vs. Bad-Ass
    July 6, 2019 at 8:00 AM

    Someone recently asked if I altered my wardrobe to hide my ankle (since it is a little disfigured). I couldn’t hide the smile from my face as I responded with a proud “NOPE”! My scars remind me that I am one bad-ass chic! Why would I hide that?  But let...

  • Success. What is it?
    August 5, 2019 at 8:00 AM

    Success. What does that word actually mean? To you? So often we throw around the word “success” but we never actually stop to define it. In detail. For ourselves. The first time someone asked me to define success – in actual words – I was 24 years old. ...

  • Public Speaking & Nerves
    June 20, 2019 at 8:00 AM

    50% excitement, 50% a ball of anxious energy… that is how I feel every time I step on stage.  

    Not to mention I have to visit the ladies’ room more than I care to admit.  No, public speaking isn’t easy and while I love it there are a few things I ...

  • Lean Into Your Purpose AND Your Flaws!
    September 5, 2019 at 6:00 AM

    Put your pride in check and lean into your heart’s desires AND your flaws. The world needs both – yes, your flaws too! Our flaws make us human and relatable and trustworthy. People want leaders, not perfection.

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  • Good To Great
    January 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM

    Moving from good to GREAT.  What does that mean and how do we do it?

    Yes, there is a business book by this title, but my question is how do I live this phrase in my everyday life.

    -A blog th...