The Premier Success System for Women Entrepreneurs

The Best Gift Sandra Ever Gave

eWomenNetwork Founder & CEO shares her most precious gift she ever gave

Published Date:Dec 11, 2017 | Blog Category: eWomenNetwork
Phyllis Smith

In the spirit eWomenNetwork's philosophy of 'Giving First, Sharing Always and Lifting As We Climb', the company's Founder and CEO, Sandra Yancey, shares the best gift she ever gave.

00:00
00:00
 


Read along with the transcript below! 


The Best Gift Sandra Ever Gave 

You know I love giving gifts. If I think about one of the most favorite gifts I’ve ever given, I think what pops up for me is the year I gave a box of candles. It was a box of 12 different candles, and they were all labeled. They were labeled believe, hope, courage, and inspire. You get the track of what I’m saying. I love it because I felt like I was giving a gift for a whole year. It was 12 candles. I remember saying, “whenever you need a dose of inspiration, whatever that is, you can open this box. You’ll be able to find it and light it.” It came with a little plate that you sat the candle on with a little pair of tweezers. Inside was a charm and as the candle burned you could get to the charm and keep it as a reminder of what you were searching for that day.

What I loved most, was that my girlfriend told me she was having one of those days where she felt like nothing was going right. She wanted as much good joojoo as she could get. She took all the candles out and she placed them all around her room. Then she lit them, got in her favorite chair with her favorite blanket and watched the candles flickering and receiving. It makes me teary eyed thinking about it. Giving her the gift of receiving all that the world could give her. How meaningful that was. It helped her get through an otherwise very dark time. The light got her through this dark time and, um, yeah, that’s the favorite gift I think I’ve ever given someone.

 Giving her the gift of receiving all that the world could give her. How meaningful that was. It helped her get through an otherwise very dark time. 

Transcription services provided by our eWomenNetwork member, Rhonda’s Virtual Office. Want to improve your processes, save time, and make more money? Contact Rhonda’s Virtual Office. They do it all!

Legal Stuff You Need to Know to Stay in Business

Sandra Yancey

Founder & CEO, eWomenNetwork
Sandra is an award-winning entrepreneur and is recognized by the International Alliance for Women as one of the world’s 100 Top Difference Makers and by CNN as an American Hero. The eWomenNetwork Foundation she created has, to date, awarded cash grants to 115 non-profit organizations and scholarships to 167 emerging female leaders of tomorrow.

Today, eWomenNetwork is a multi-million dollar enterprise with over 500,000 women connected through 118 chapters spread across North America. One of the key ingredients to eWomenNetwork’s 17 continuous years of success is its culture and face-to-face engagement. The company produces over 1,000 women’s business events each year and the #1 Women’s Entrepreneur Conference and Business Expo of its kind in North America annually.  


Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.


Next Blog

Dec 11, 2017
eWomenNetwork

3 Ways to Turn Your Beat-Downs into Success

eWomenNetwork member  and Managing Director of the eWomenNetwork North Dallas Chapter, Gens Johnson , shares her 3 tips on how to overcome the beat-downs that life throws at you and turn them into success. Gens is the re-imagine specialist who takes you through her own re-imagined story of being a broke, single mother of 3 and what she did to become successful in her own life.  Watch the interview with Gens from my podcast, "eWomenNetwork Member Spotlight,"  or tune-in/download the a ....Read More