Best of 09 – Day 6
Workshop or conference. Was there a conference or workshop you attended that was especially beneficial? Where was it? What did you learn?
May of 2009. Las Vegas. Arbonne International’s National Training Celebration.
8000 women laughing, crying, cheering, applauding, changing their lives, supporting each other, pursuing their dreams.
It turns out the business opportunity doesn’t really work all that well for me (not a huge surprise). It also turns out that I can’t do something because it might make me a lot of money. I have to be completely and passionately involved (good to know). Being at that conference taught me a few other things:
1. Women supporting women on a grand scale is not only possible, it’s necessary and awe-inspiring.
2. Anything is possible if you want it badly enough. If you don’t, admit it and walk away without shame.
3. Bling is beautiful but it doesn’t motivate me at all.
I won’t be going to next year’s conference. The wonderful thing about Arbonne is that anyone really can do it successfully. One of my biggest gifts of the year was the realization that I’m not anyone, I’m me and that means I have to do the things that light my fire NOW. My journey with Arbonne taught me so much about being a businesswoman, a self-starter, the woman I want to be. Now I get to go be her.