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Vivian Carpenter

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Vivian L. Carpenter is a writer, motivational speaker, and teacher. She holds three degrees from the University of Michigan: a BSE in industrial engineering and operations research, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in business administration. As an academic, she has won several awards and grants for her scholarly work in institutional theory from the National Science Foundation, Governmental Accounting Standards Board, Kellogg Foundation, and Ford Foundation. As a business professional, she was director of academic programs at FAMU’s School of Business and Industry (SBI) and served as chairperson of the board of MotorCity Casino in Detroit, Michigan. She lives in Tallahassee, Florida, and Birmingham, Michigan.

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Also I read a lot. Giving my brain more food for thought.
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Fear of Failure: That’s What’s Holding Us Back!

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I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan


If a baby just sat on the floor and cried after trying to take its first step—and never tried again—would the baby ever walk? No. The baby’s muscles would never grow to be strong enough to support his weight, if his mother carried him from that point on. No loving mother would say, “B

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