A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.
I love a man with a great sense of humor and who is intelligent – a man who has a great smile. He has to make me laugh. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe. I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident – that is very sexy – but at the same time, he’s very kind to people. ‘
You must always have great, secret, big fat hopes for yourself in love and in life. The bigger, the better.
I would love to be a father. I had a great father who taught me how gratifying that is. I’m not going to deny myself that. I think I’d be good at it. Everybody wants that experience. I definitely do.
Everything is a learning lesson, good and bad, so I am happy with the way things are, and I learned from everything negative. I am in a great space now, so I wouldn’t change a thing!
Oprah Winfrey is a big role model for me from a business capacity and a creative capacity. She is an incredible interviewer who cultivated a certain style by inserting her own personhood into a show on national television at a time when no one was talking about empowerment, spirituality, or our inner lives. Ava DuVernay
Extra 40% Off Clearance (Outerwear) at Men’s Wearhouse. Valid 3/21 – 3/24
$29.99 Pronto Uomo Dress Shirts at Men’s Wearhouse Valid 3/19 only
Friends & Family Event 25% off Selected Styles code FAMILY25
Nowadays, with the state of the music business, for any artist, whether you’re up-and-coming or you’ve been in it for awhile, you have to explore different revenues and different ways of expressing yourself.
-Mary J. Blige