I was 10 years old when I first witnessed the power of saying hi. I was getting on a public transit bus with my dad. As we walked inside, my dad greeted the bus driver with a huge smile on his face. In a cheerful and confident voice, he said “Hi there!” I remember feeling embarrassed at the time because my dad was being loud and friendly to someone he didn’t even know. I didn’t realize at the time, that there was an abundance of good that came out in his simple greeting.
The first time I reached for a dream, I realized it wasn’t the norm to believe one could achieve anything they set out to do. Some parents tell it to their children but somewhere along the way, the thoughts are often replaced with self limiting beliefs.
I remember when people were surprised I would even think of leaving a stable career for something completely different. I was working at IBM in the marketing