I recently watched professional speaker Bernadette Black give a very inspiring presentation. Each time I see Bernie speak, I feel the same emotion and am moved in the same way I was the first time I saw her.
Her story is extremely real and personal and she talks about her past in falling pregnant at 16 and what she chose to do with her life after that point. In short, she’s a great speaker and if you get the opportunity to book her or watch her, I strongly recommend it.
One line from her presentation really resonated with me after seeing her this last time. Upon finding out she was pregnant she went and told one of her schoolteachers. His response to her was: “Your journey will be different, but the destination can still be the same”.
I love this line. I love it in so many different ways. How often are we confronted with a huge roadblock or impediment in life where we think that we simply cannot achieve what we had previously dreamed?
“Your journey will be different, but the destination can still be the same.” Definitely words to remember.
Kirsty Dunphey is the youngest ever Australian Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year, author of two books (her latest release is Retired at 27, If I Can do it Anyone Can) and a passionate entrepreneur who started her first business at age 15 and opened her own real estate agency at 21. Now Kirsty does lots of fun things which you can read about here. Her favourite current projects are Elephant Property, a boutique property management agency, Baby Teresa, a baby clothing line that donates an outfit to a baby in need for each one they sell and ReallySold, which helps real estate agents stop writing boring, uninteresting ads.