Your gifts, your talents, time, expertise, network, years of experience have value. It would be great to offer everything for free, but the world doesn’t operate like that, and neither should we. As long as we don’t assign a value to our work or services, no one else will.
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If you know that there is more for you; if you know that your gifts and talents can be used in greater way; if you know that there’s something you’re called to do and you’re not doing it–I encourage you to take the first step. Take one leap of faith, and then another, and another. God will meet you each step of the way.
Then, it hit me. This is exactly what life looks like. A marathon. A long, focused, journey that requires endurance and perseverance until the finish line. Sometimes there’s pain and hopefully a lot of joy. On our journey we have bumps, bruises, highs, lows, challenges, opportunities, wins and setbacks. All while trying to make it to the finish line.
In a recent story, I found myself in a battle to tell a familiar story to minorities, objectively. It wasn’t easy. My editor and I were going back and forth on language, storytelling and ultimately the best narrative that would illustrate the all too often interaction between black males and law enforcement. We didn’t consistently agree on how to tell the story, but in the end, we did.
This brief story captures the daily plight of minority males, specifically black males.
More and more we hear why TV is a dying breed and everything we watch, will soon be online. That’s true. There will need to be an online presence for just about everything that happens on TV, or in our modern world, or…it’s like it didn’t happen.
Guess who’s coming to TV?! “The Positive Controversy with Kristen Pope!” This week, we signed our first major TV/Video on Demand/Live Streaming Deal!!
We are thrilled to announce that “The Positive Controversy” has been selected to be screened at the Ocktober Film Festival, October 4th! The Ocktober Film Festival is a platform that provides a creative atmosphere for artists to express themselves through film and new media and is held in New York, NY at The Poet’s Den Gallery & Theater.
Although Dawn Archer is a fitness instructor, the keys she gives are not just for working out; they are fundamental tools for anyone looking to pursue their passion – whatever it is tugging at their heartstrings! She has a very genuine and relatable way of helping others. Join us for Episode 6 of The #PositiveControversy