Navigate Far, Far, Far Away From Your Naysayers
Here is an excerpt from a Toastmasters’ International award-winning speech I wrote in 2013. I titled it “Beware of the Dreamsmashers”.
Dreamsmashers! They’re everywhere and can be anyone. A parent, a sibling, a spouse, a friend, a friend of a friend. Their purpose...to SQUISH, SQUASH, STOMP on your dreams and aspirations using ridicule and snide remarks. They plant the seed of self-doubt in your mind and enjoy watching it grow until your dream is nothing but a memory.
Have you met anyone like this? What did you do? Did you believe someone else’s perception of who you are? Are you living with… Read More