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We Own: Love is the Center of Go Women Global by Fatima Salaam

This is the week of Valentine’s Day. A week when folks are swept up in love. For entrepreneurs, starting your business can feel like falling in love. What I’ve found on my entrepreneurial journey is that my heart is at the center of every decision and choice for my company. I’ve learned to trust my … Continue reading We Own: Love is the Center of Go Women Global by Fatima Salaam

‘We Own’ by Fatima Salaam, CEO

Thank you for joining our community of like-minded folks. Go Women Global’s vision is eliminate poverty for women around the globe. We understand that every barrier that impacts women shares the root of poverty. Poverty leads to illiteracy, child marriage, sex trafficking, lack of access to healthcare, and so much more. While there are many … Continue reading ‘We Own’ by Fatima Salaam, CEO

Do the Right Thing by Fatima Salaam

“Don't entrust your future on others' hands. Rather make decisions by yourself with the help of God's guidance. Hold your beliefs so tight and never let go of them!”--Hark Herald Sarmient This week, we continue to explore the concept of growing through a storm. Last week, we discussed the importance of developing and refining a … Continue reading Do the Right Thing by Fatima Salaam

What and How We Think Determines How We Face Adversity by Fatima Salaam

This month, we are highlighting the value of “Growing Through A Storm”. We know that the wind blows on us all and that life is filled with tests. Rich and poor people experience death of children. Educated and uneducated people have marital problems. People of all races experience financial hardships. Some tests are light rain … Continue reading What and How We Think Determines How We Face Adversity by Fatima Salaam

Growing Through A Storm by Fatima Salaam

This month, Go Women Global is focusing on “Growing Through a Storm”. Many people seem to believe that if someone is having success, then everything is smooth sailing. But that is rarely the case. People who are successful navigate choppy waters all the time. The difference between successful and unsuccessful people is that successful people … Continue reading Growing Through A Storm by Fatima Salaam

Out with the old and In with the New by Fatima Salaam

This month, we continue to focus on Spring Renewal. This week, let’s discuss renewing our relationships. People who have deep and meaningful relationships are happier. But first, it is important to note that the people in our lives either fuel or drain us. Therefore, take some time to weed out toxic, negative, jealous, non-supportive haters. … Continue reading Out with the old and In with the New by Fatima Salaam

Clean Up Your Stinkin’ Thinkin’ by Fatima Salaam

This week, we continue our Spring Renewal series by sharing ways to clean up our stinkin’ thinkin’. Here are 6 powerful steps from Norman Vincent Peale’s “The Power of Positive Thinking”: 1. Develop and stamp permanently in your mind a picture of yourself succeeding. 2. Cancel out negative thoughts with positive thoughts. 3. Do not … Continue reading Clean Up Your Stinkin’ Thinkin’ by Fatima Salaam

Spring Cleaning Our Heart by Fatima Salaam

This week, we are continuing to focus on renewing ourselves this spring by first paying attention to our hearts. As we shared last week, we know that we need to cleanse our spirit, when we become self-satisfied. Remember, “a contented eye does not see faults.” Once we know the state of our heart, the work … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Our Heart by Fatima Salaam

Spring Renewal Part 1: Cleanse Our Hearts by Fatima Salaam

This month’s theme is Spring Renewal. It is never too late to make a fresh start. On the other hand, if you set goals in January and you have been grinding, it may be time to recharge. This week, we will look at ways to cleanse our hearts. The first step is to do a … Continue reading Spring Renewal Part 1: Cleanse Our Hearts by Fatima Salaam

Storytelling is Not Just For Children by Fatima Salaam

If you have a purpose and you want people to support it. Then, you have to enchant them with your story. You have to become a “Master Story Teller”. Why is it important to be able to tell your story? Facts tell. Stories sell. Stories connect your mission and vision to people. Other reasons: It … Continue reading Storytelling is Not Just For Children by Fatima Salaam

Fatima’s Fantastic Formula by Fatima Salaam

I grew up in New York and Atlanta but my parents moved to Selma when I was in my last year of Middle School. Imagine my angst and loneliness. I had a different accent, way of dressing, perspective, to sum it up—I did not belong. My father realized that I was struggling to fit in … Continue reading Fatima’s Fantastic Formula by Fatima Salaam

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