THERE IS NO EXCUSE! FROM THE HOOD TO THE WHITE HOUSE REBECCA CONTRERAS
Race, gender and socioeconomic status couldn’t stop Rebecca Contreras from access to the American Dream. She is the President & CEO of the consulting firm AvantGarde LLC. She worked for George W. Bush, both in the Texas Capitol and in the White House as Commissioned Officer and Deputy Assistant Secretary & Chief of Human Capital for the U.S.
Never ever think that where you started is where you can finish. There is always a trajectory that you own to changeRebecca Contreras
When you came into the world it was because your biological dad was bisexual?
Poverty, Teen pregnancy, dropping out of High school, unstable home life, no father figure, addictions, dysfunction… what was victim-hood like for you?
How circumstances play a role into victim mentality?
While this may be true.
God can give you favor and forgiveness and blessing, but He is not going to wave a magic wand from heaven and fix everything for you. You gotta own your own decisions
El que con lobos anda a aullar se enseña… You are a product of your relationships for sure
Money has purpose, money is great, but you gotta have purpose with money. My purpose is laser-focused to give back to the community
Without a vision, You can’t not get out of your current situation. You gotta have the forthright vision to see yourself as a successful personRebecca Contreras
This is how amazing this man is (George W Bush) For him to take the time to write me a personal note and mail it to my home… He said “I want you to know I read your book, I knew you had a past but wow, you really took the cake on that one! I want you to know how proud I am that you did it in life”
I was in the White House when 911 hit, I was evacuated to a secure location…
America is the greatest country in the world. We are still a land of opportunity…
Anybody that’s here can be successful in America… I have personal friends who are immigrants who are also millionaires and when they came as immigrants, they were janitors, they couldn’t pay their bills… only in America, what other country produces that? Nowhere
Were you ever afraid of success?
From Blasphemous to Divine
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Finally. Can you still access the American Dream? There is no Excuse!
Lost Girl – Rebecca Contreras
From the hood to the White House, to Millionaire entrepreneur
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