Keep Going

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When you first start your business no one may no you. No one knows your business. That’s an advantage. I’ll never forget this video I saw with Natalie Massenet the founder of Net-A-Porter. One of the things she said made her successful was the fact that Net-A-Porter flew under the radar for so long. It gave her time to perfect …

Pushing Past Doubt

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This photo is of me speaking to the audience at the fashion show in 2013. For years, I refused to speak to the audience. I was much more comfortable being behind the scene, but if I’m honest I had doubt about being the face of HFR. This was a push for me, but I did it. Thank God I did, …

Any Decision is Better than No Decision

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Photo: Me in 2012 making some decision right before our big NYFW Fashion Show.  Last week I met with 3 young ladies during what was supposed to be a focus group for a new project I have coming up. It turned out to be a mentoring/therapy/spiritual session! During the session, the one thing I was asked was how do you …

A Thought About My Tombstone Inspired Me

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Yesterday I went running in Brooklyn. I am committed to working out at least 3 days a week and it hasn’t been the easiest. I started this new app called Couch to 5K. I will keep you all posted on how it goes. I would like to be at 5K by the end of the summer. So, anyway I found …

Be Incredible

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You are incredible. I know it and you know it, however it’s so much easier to pretend to be less. Maybe it’s because if we truly embrace our amazingness people will start to expect more from us and that’s scary. So many of us are afraid of big expectations placed on our lives. Why? I can remember when I first …