My Journey as a Daughter of Refugees

“Stop acting like an American!” A demand I often heard from my mother during my adolescent and teenage years. She would normally say this to me after a request I made to join the tennis team or if she saw…

What You Can Do About Financial Literacy and Abuse

One of the topics many people avoid talking about is money.  Financial literacy is rarely taught – not even the basics of saving and spending.  Many times people learn about and implement financial habits as a last resort, typically after…

Equip and Empower Yourself for Success!

I’m Anza Goodbar; I am a certified coach, speaker, and trainer.  My expertise is in the following topics – business systems, leadership development, entrepreneurial mindset, strategizing and goal setting.  I’ve been an entrepreneur since 2004. But, you might say that…

Add better habits to your life

For the past two years, I was heavily depressed. I told a close friend how the past year was a professional high but personal low. Each night, I laid in bed thinking of all the things I hated about myself…

Celebrate your wins & overcome Imposter Syndrome

When I was younger, I didn’t understand how girls fantasized about having a partner to appreciate and worship her, couldn’t accept a simple compliment from others. Whether it was about their attractiveness, smarts, or talent, these girls would curl their…

If you’re going to fight, you better do it right

It’s been difficult as of late to escape hate and toxicity. It feels like everyone is fighting each other – trying to one up one other or prove the other person wrong. …what are we even fighting for? Is there…

Be Kind

At the end of every show, Ellen Degeneres reminds us to be kind to one another. When I first heard this, I thought about how sweet it was. At the same time, strange to have to remind ourselves to be…

The Person You’ve Become

On the journey towards greatness, it’s a given that we focus on the end goal. We think about what it would be like on top and how euphoria and victorious it would be. We fantasize about how things would be different…

Getting on the Right Path

It’s difficult what you’re doing… You try to undo all the hurt and damage, but it feels like it’s too much. You struggle as you maneuver through your hard wiring, trying to understand the reasoning behind your stupid decisions. You…

How feeling uncomfortable can be a good thing

No one likes to feel uncomfortable. That’s why it’s referred to as such. Most people are interested in remaining in their comfort zone while a few brave souls enjoy venturing out ever so often. Growing the realms of your comfort zone…

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