Life is a tightrope, a thin line that forms the edges of achievement and failure. And though you can’t see it, gravity is the always-present factor working to keep you grounded. It’s up to your ability to focus on your goal, your steps, and your balance that determine your success.
The most courageous and determined will find success in walking it. The careless and distracted will fall.
We all know what happens to tightrope walkers that lose their balance. If you’re lucky, there will be a net to catch you, allowing another opportunity to get up and try again. The next time you attempt to walk it, you take the learning from the last fall, and try your best to do better. You walk with more caution. You focus harder on your steps. You slow down and recognize that without balance, you will fall again.
As I’ve researched different leaders and examined my own life, I’ve discovered 5 areas of our lives that require balance in order to experience true...
This is a personal note to my family, friends, and followers.
Let me tell you about what I’ve been up to. As many of you know, music has been a big part of my life, so much that I moved from Oklahoma City to Atlanta when I was 20 to pursue a career in the music industry. I left everything in my life that was familiar (my family, friends, environment, and security) and took a chance to pursue my dream. I was young and had plenty of time to rebound if things didn’t work out. It was a passion.
I finished college, graduated with a degree in Marketing and minored in Music Industry. Music was my life. I held down a 9–5 job while my nights and weekends were spent in the studio recording music or onstage performing music. It was a passion, and I had a talent.
Music came with some successes for my little independent group. We actually landed a Top 100 Pop radio song, just from the amount of rotations in my home state, Oklahoma. To hear my song on the radio and be...