“The Heights Will Be Olympian.” During my first, I experienced more than my share of victories. And, at the time, they always felt fantastic. But there was a hitch: at their heart, they were always for the purpose of advancing the agenda of someone else, usually my boss or the…


Hire slow, fire fast. Especially when you’re shifting from a one woman show to growing your organization — when you’re a small business, if someone isn’t the right fit it throws everything off and stresses you out.

Many successful people reinvented themselves in a later period in their lives. Jeff…


We can’t do it alone, that’s the most important thing to know. When I think about the people, I’m grateful for I think about my daughters, who are my muses. They are artists too, so when I talk about teaching artists how to have a thriving business, it’s also personal…


Understand you can’t separate the personal from the professional. What I mean by this is that especially for women often we don’t realize that if our personal life is not in order our professional life will suffer, especially because for women often a screwed up personal life means that we…


Life is happening For me, not To me. Whether I understand it at the time or not, I choose to operate on this assumption, and to the greatest degree possible, I align my behavior and choices accordingly. …


Find balance and make time for other things too. Don’t let yourself get so overwhelmed and completely consumed with your project that you forget to make time for other things. …


Take inspiration from those around you. Their stories. Their uniqueness. Their creative journey. They can be children, they can be strangers, they can be absolutely anyone.

Many successful people reinvented themselves in a later period in their lives. Jeff Bezos worked in Wall Street before he reinvented himself and started…


Never say never. Whenever you are faced with a difficult situation, the last thing you should do is give up. …


Know your worth — Have confidence that you are enough, that you have the ability or will learn skills to achieve your goals. Also, charge what you deserve for the value of your service or product. I provided my workshops for free for years before I started my company and…


Don’t reveal your plans until they are well underway of execution. Most people discourage you or tell you that you are nuts.

Many successful people reinvented themselves in a later period in their lives. Jeff Bezos worked in Wall Street before he reinvented himself and started Amazon. Sara Blakely sold…

Pirie Jones Grossman

TedX Speaker, Influencer, Bestselling Author and former TV host for E! Entertainment Television, Fox Television, NBC, CBS and ABC.

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