There’s not a person on this earth that doesn’t appreciate being appreciated and recognized. However when the need for appreciation and recognition becomes our main focus we lose our power. At that moment we begin to compromise and our voice, our destiny and who we are.

There’s going to be times that leading means standing alone and paving the way. Sometimes we have to pay the price. There’s not a single person in history that has achieved great success, who has done something worth remembering, who didn’t at some point stand alone. If we go back, we’ll see that in the beginning, many thought they were crazy.

Make it a point to not give up your power. To yes, receive praise when given, but to know how to also keep moving forward when there’s nothing but silence. You’re paving the way remember your destiny.