V’s Snippet of the Week – #12: WATCH YOURSELF

Dear fellow writers, fellow career seekers, and actually… hell, just fellow human beings in general,

Today’s snippet centers around a universal truth I have learned. As great as it is to have a supportive network of friends, or a wonderful spouse, or a great agent/editor/lawyer, government representative…whatever, Self-Advocacy is THE MOST IMPORTANT skill you should cultivate if you want a successful life.


At the end of the day, your best advocate is ALWAYS you. You are the one who cares the most about your feelings, your goals and your integrity. You are the one who has to live with the consequences of your choices. If you’re not going to take ownership of those choices, who will?

Here is a link to the original article from StrengthOfUs.org. (Definitely a site worth visiting.)


One thought on “V’s Snippet of the Week – #12: WATCH YOURSELF

  1. But, as you once said, sometimes the really hard part is knowing exactly what YOU want. Ultimately I have no doubt you’ll figure it out, and then go get it 🙂

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