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That Ben Franklin guy may not have been the brightest bulb in the box…

Ben Franklin said “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”

Wait…why not do both?  As women…heck let’s be honest…this trait isn’t limited to the female species….as HUMANS, we constantly think in terms of limitations when it comes to our future.
“I’ll never get that promotion because she has worked here longer than me.”
“He would never be interested in me because I’m not pretty (tall/smart/old/young) enough.”
“Why should I start a blog? No one cares what I have to say.”

But what if we change our way of thinking and concentrate on expectations instead of limitations?
“If I work harder and prove my worth, I can ask for the raise I deserve.”
“Everyone deserves a second chance, including me.”
“Someone has to win the lottery, why not me?”

Okay so maybe that last one is a bit of a stretch…but my point is this. You never know what you are capable of accomplishing until you set your mind to it. So what if you fail? That’s not how you’ll be remembered. America wasn’t built on success stories – it was built on a series of failures. By people who never gave up. By people just like me. And just like you.

So in your wildest dreams, if you thought in terms of expectations instead of limitations, what would you accomplish next? #FromPassionToPurpose

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