When we started Opting Back In, we knew we needed guides to help us along this path of forming a new company.  Then we realized that these same guides would be the values and principles which could help thousands of women in their path back into the workplace.   While these are special to us, we hope you can use them for yourself as you seek whatever you are looking for.

– Beverly Bradway and Jim Whitfill

Trust The Journey

You’re not going to know exactly where you’re going but trust that the process of having that experience will take you to the next thing.

Start With A Single Step

The Chinese proverb by Lao Tzu, “A journey of thousand miles starts with a single step” should become your reminder that moving forward requires getting started; don’t over think what you need or want to do.

Build On Old Skills and Embrace The New

Be assured that skills from the past matter while embracing the opportunity to learn more. Give yourself credit for your experiences – be willing to bring back old skills and learn new ones.

Quiet The Voice In Your Head

Creativity and confidence will carry you a long way in every endeavor. Quiet the voice in your head and give yourself the time/space to succeed.

Just Breathe

Taking a deep breath will give you the time to know the difference between what you have control over and what you don’t.