Perseverance

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Albertina (Mama) Zuma

Albertina (Mama) Zuma/Perseverance

Community Leader, Zimele Community

A: Living through the apartheid years, we were forced to move out of our homes and relocate to the rural communities. We faced oppositions that went against our dreams and livelihood. ...

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Janet Hanson

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Founder & CEO, 85 Broads Unlimited LLC

A: I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002.  It spun my life around. My kids were my rocks then, they are now and always will be.

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Tina Aldatz/Perseverance

Founder, Foot Petals

A: There will always be “naysayers” from Day One. People laughed at us in the beginning, and mocked us with sarcasm by saying, “You’re going to have to sell a million ...

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Pamela

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Author & Freelance Journalist, The Stiletto Network

A: I had to work really hard to break into journalism, and I had to start over with no ego. It’s not like the FT or New York Times called and ...

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Marie Forleo

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CEO, Marie Forleo International Inc.

A: In my early twenties, I struggled because I had so many passions - business, marketing, spirituality, hip-hop dance, fitness and writing.  Every conventional business and career book I read advised ...

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Somaly Mam

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Founder, Somaly Mam Foundation

A: Forgiveness and try to put itself to be simple and easy. You have to recognize your life experiences and learn from it to make different. You are suffering today but ...

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