The Success Diaries: Georgina Burke

Dear Geo,

To the most outgoing, bubbly girl in the world, there are so many things that I want to tell you!

You are at such an awkward stage of your life right now and it doesn’t help that you stand out like a sore thumb. You tower over your friends at school and with … Read More

The Success Diaries: Misty Copeland

Dear Misty:

The world of classical ballet is where you know you want to belong. You are hopeful, full of dreams, and excited to potentially perform on the very same stages as the famous ballerinas who, until this point, you’ve only read about.

As you go along this journey, I want you to always remember … Read More

The Success Diaries: Claire Mazur & Erica Cerulo

Dear Claire and Erica circa 2002,

You guys just met, at the dining hall! And, as much as you want to roll your eyes at the guy who introduced you—who thinks you’ll have so much in common because you’ve both dated college basketball players—acknowledge that he might be onto something. Definitely roll your eyes first, … Read More

The Success Diaries: Mary Allstead

Dear Mary,

It’s 2009, and there you are, sitting on your front porch, dreaming about starting a cupcake bakery. In fact, all you’ve done for six months, day in and day out, is think about starting this business. You’ve never owned a business. You know nothing about baking. You hardly have any money. But there … Read More

The Success Diaries: Beth Schmidt

To my younger self,

Life is truly as simple as it feels today loving your Dalmatian puppy, playing in the sand and riding your bike. Find the people you really value in life and love them and find the things you really love doing in life and do them. Make time for these people and … Read More