Oprah Winfrey - Inspiring, giving, empowering and supporting through her Power of Being
Oprah Winfrey is a Positive Impact Maker #PiMaker, no doubt about it. She's a global media leader, philanthropist, producer and actress. She's the host and supervising producer of the top-rated, award-winning The Oprah Winfrey Show, which she has created by being who she is and loving what she does (Power of Being).
"The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams."
Born in Mississippi and raised on an isolated farm, Oprah has made her way up in the ladder of success through hard-work, persistence and her resilient believe in her dreams. She is a businesswoman who has found her own way into becoming a celebrity and one of the wealthiest women in North America through her hard-work and dedication in the creation of her personal and professional platforms, which are one and the same.
Her childhood wasn't easy at all; she's been switching homes between her grandmother, father and mother. She was raised in difficult neighborhoods having to find herself and her life balance through the tumult of her life experiences. Oprah has learned to believe in herself and cling to her dreams to survive: "The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams."
Oprah has created an unparalleled connection with people around the world by freely expressing her voice and empowering others. From early adulthood, she has understood how to use the power of media to do so and she has overcome any adversity through her Power of Being: "What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come."
"If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit."
Oprah is a Positive Impact Maker, who inspires others through her experience and her being, who empowers and supports others through her giving, who passionately shares who she is and what she does with the world, and who believes in the power of authenticity of the human-being and in the unity of the people for a greater good: “The goal of my shows, all of it, whatever ventures I might pursue, would be to make clear that what unites us is ultimately far more redeeming and compelling than anything that separates us.”
Becoming a Positive Impact Maker doesn’t mean you need to reach the success and wealth of Oprah, it means to follow your heart, your purpose, by freely being who you are and by creating what you love. As Oprah states: “Everybody has a calling. And your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you were meant to be, and to begin to honour that in the best way possible for yourself.”