Your past adversity is an asset.
Many women tell me they don’t have a BIG idea, so they are waiting until they do. Some of us think we need the idea that will be the next Apple Computer, Microsoft, or Amazon before we can act. Yet, the majority of successful entrepreneurs started with what they had from where they were.
Look at Sara Blakely who started Spanx. No one could have predicted her making billions with a new line of panty hose! In fact, most people thought she was crazy; however, today she is the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire. Yes, you read that correctly, billionaire with a B.
There are amazing ideas all around you. And you have skills and experience that only you can bring together for certain ideas. If you want inspiration to know that you have what it takes, watch this short video clip about 24 year old Veronica from Detroit. She has started a company at her young age and is changing the lives of hundreds of people.
Sometimes it is our past adversity that becomes our greatest asset. Rather than focus on skills you do not possess–look at your past, look at your challenges, look at the ideas you have that sound crazy, and look at what you are passionate about.
Somewhere in your past lies the gem that could make you millions of dollars and make the world a better place!