©Harpo, Inc./Art Streiber By Oprah Winfrey
Since the day the late Gene Siskel asked me, "What do you know for sure?" and I got all flustered and started stuttering and couldn't come up with an answer, I've never stopped asking myself that question. This month marks a big breakthrough for me.
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I've always known that at my core I'm a teacher. I've worked as a news reporter, anchorwoman, and talk show host, but each one of those jobs was only preparation for the real call on my heart. In all the years of The Oprah Show, I was happiest in the midst of aha moments, especially when I could share them. Here are a few of the life-changing lessons I've learned along the way.
- What you put out comes back all the time, no matter what. (This is my creed.)
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- The roles we play in each other's lives are only as powerful as the trust and connection between us-the protection, safety and caring we are willing to share.
- Failure is