Susan “Weaver” ingrained in me so many lessons on generosity and how to work with my resources—maybe not financial resources, but certainly basic human resources like creativity, emotion, love, reflex, impulse, and energy. My mother had enormous human presence. She was innately comfortable in her body, her wisdom, and her power to impact and influence her surroundings.
My mother modeled for me how to show up ready to work hard, learn from people who are smarter than me, and get back up after defeat or disappointment and try again. She also encouraged my basketball career where I learned to “fake it until you make it.” Failure is constant in basketball… you miss a shot, you shake it off, reach out your arm, and ask for the ball again. All of these skills have been invaluable as I’ve navigated my own journey with money and power and worked to get more women into their own embodied mindset of money and power.Read More