The Success Diaries: Erica Silbiger

Dear 16-year old Erica,

I know you don’t believe me and you probably won’t ever, but EVERYTHING WILL BE OK. Right now your biggest fear is getting through freshman year of high school. Does my eye shadow match my outfit? Why can’t I have a car like everyone else? Life is so unfair. Calm down. … Read More

The Success Diaries: Christina Gmyr

Dear little Christina (with your head in the sky and your heart full of dreams),

You have a million questions right now, and that’s okay. Even at such a young age, you’re already concerned with whether or not you’re on the right path in life, but you have so many dreams that you’re not really … Read More

The Success Diaries: Robin Arzon

Dear little Robinskie,

Things will get real. Really good, really challenging, and really overwhelming. Divorce is real. Death is real. Resilience is stronger. Your backbone is powerful and steadfast. You get it from your momma.

Start before you’re ready. Two weeks after quitting your legal career and successful law firm gig, you’ll book a flight … Read More

The Success Diaries: Kathy Wilson

Dear 12-Year-Old Kathy,

It is with great relief that I get to say to you that all of your dreams will come true.  Your work will be featured in magazines, television, and film.  Your clothing will be worn by celebrities at major red carpet events.  You will even be featured on a new type of … Read More

The Success Diaries: Monique Griffin

Dear Younger Monique Griffin,

You are built for this journey. You have always sparkled. You are beautiful, inspiring, intelligent, articulate and a wise businesswoman. You have always had, and will continue to have, the love and power of God on your side. I know you would like to take safe roads when it comes to … Read More

The Success Diaries: Ashley Foxx

Dear 23-year-old Ashley,

Right now, you have no idea that you are laying the foundation for your future. Seize every opportunity, knock on every door, glean from every experience.

Those dreams that keep you up at night will finally become a reality. You just have to be brave enough to take that leap of faith. … Read More

The Success Diaries: Denise Hendricks

Dear Young Denise,

Girlfriend, you are in for the ride of your life. You’ll be able to make your wildest dreams come true as you embark upon this journey of producing television news and entertainment. You’ll get many roses along the way, and they will beautiful, sweet-smelling opportunities… but they will come with thorns on … Read More