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Ardre Orie Receives the World Changer Award

When I was in 7th grade, I made mostly D’s and F’s on my report card. I am certain that the teachers referred to me as a troubled child. I could be seen on any given day with my feet up on the desk, popping gum and talking back very disrespectfully towards the staff. I attended a school named Howard Bishop. And at the time, the school’s reputation was on the mend from many unfortunate mishaps due to an increase in gang activity and so called turf wars. One could assume that I was just like Read more […]

3 Reasons Your Confidence Determines Your Level of Success ❤️ And because not one of us has been born with any more genius than the other, the real truth is that your only competition in the entire universe is you. It is absolutely a fact that what you believe about yourself and your capabilities directly indicate what you will accomplish in your lifetime. I can recall so many times that I established small dreams for myself because I thought that I could achieve them. I spent so many years Read more […]

This Little Light of Mine

Is Your Light Dim or Shining? I ask you to consider the following question: Is Your Light Dim or Shining? “I bear no fruit from other seeds, only that from which I was created. ” Ardre Orie I remember growing up in school how many times I felt different. I worked extremely hard to be like everyone else. Extremely hard. In my community, being different could and often did lead to scrutiny. There was something about me that was a little different. We often confuse different with better Read more […]

Not Safe for Work

When I was in 7th grade, I made mostly D’s and F’s on my report card. I am certain that the teachers referred to me as a troubled child. I could be seen on any given day with my feet up on the desk, popping gum and talking back very disrespectfully to the staff. I attended a school named Howard Bishop. And at the time, the school’s reputation was on the mend from many unfortunate mishaps due to an increase in gang activity and so called turf wars. One could assume that I was just like every Read more […]

Create Your Destiny Why Don’t You?

If I ask you what has caused you the greatest pain in your life, what would you say? I speak to countless ladies and almost every one of them can tell me what has hurt them deeply. Those that cannot have simply not allowed themselves to feel it or they have managed to shut off that place in their hearts. For many, the source of pain is hidden in a dark place that the rest of the world does not know, unless you have discovered what I refer to as the “Path to Prosperity”. I have spent so much time Read more […]

Ardre Orie Featured in Rolling Out Magazine

When I first moved to Atlanta in 2009, I learned about a magazine called Rolling Out. They featured amazing news stories of celebrities and noteworthy individuals who were rising to the top of their fields. I remember researching the cost to advertise my ventures in the magazine and recognizing that as a small business owner with a very small budget, this would not be an option for me and I tucked that dream away and put it to rest. Six years later, on January 2016, Rolling Out ran a feature Read more […]

KING

There are so many messages around us if we can be still enough to listen. Our messages can come from places unexpected and even the youngest minds of the world. I spent some time researching how I would teach my daughters about Dr. King’s work. The scenario in which to do so changes with every year. When I was in school, we learned profusely about all history and it was so amazing to see nations overcome and great leadership through adversity. To know about Dr. King was an understatement. Had Read more […]

Life Loves the Fearless

The moment that I decided to live free from fear, everything changed. To be honest, I don’t know that I really believed that abundance was for me. The truth is that it is for all of us. Today, I’m not going to write a long message because sometimes less is more. So here goes: 1. Whatever you are afraid of is holding you back from reaching your greatest potential. 2. Fear is learned. We are not born with it. 3. Fear can be dismissed. 4. What you want most is on the other side of fear. 5. Read more […]

Goodbyes & Hellos

Goodbyes & Hellos ❤️ The things that we leave behind and the things that we acquire will make the difference in our New Year, not resolutions. Today, we are all authors with pens in our hands anxiously awaiting an opportunity to write the first words in chapter 2016 in our books of life. This year, I’m throwing the idea of a New Year’s resolution out with 2015. I’m saying goodbye to it. What I’ve noticed about people who attain success is that they are in a constant state of creating, Read more […]

Is Modesty the Best Policy? 7 Reasons Why Chef Aesha Curry Might Have the Secret Sauce

Unless you have been absent from social media, you have probably been privy to the great debate recently sparked by Ayesha Curry. Now if you don’t know who Ayesha Curry is, allow me enlighten you. Ayesha is a mother of two daughters, a chef, ambassador Recently Ayesha came under fire when she sparked a great debate surrounding modesty. You read it correctly, modesty. Who fights over modesty you ask? Apparently, Twitter.  Ayesha who is heavily engaged in social media (like most of us) happened Read more […]