We all can improve one way or the other. Here are some secrets that can help us all out along with my responses to them. I look forward to reading your responses (please note, however, that I will edit and/or delete inappropriate comments, which hopefully I won't feel drawn to do).
"The big secret in life is there is no secret. Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. "
My response to Oprah
"What I lack in talent, I compensate with my willingness to grind it out. That's the secret of my life."
My Response to Guy Kawasaki
"If I am to truly become an autonomous woman, then I must take over that role of being my own guardian."
My response to Elizabeth Gilbert
"For a performance at the White House in 2009, they asked me to do something from In the Heights, but I had 16 bars on Alexander Hamilton. And I was like,"How can I not to do this very American-themed thing at the first poetry event at the White House? The opportunity was there, and I was going to try this new thing instead of doing something that I knew worked."
My response to Lin-Manuel Miranda
"Being your authentic self is the ultimate secret to happiness in life."
My response to Sheri Fink
"The truth is: Belonging starts with self-acceptance. Your level of belonging, in fact, can never be greater than your level of self-acceptance, because believing that you're enough is what gives you the courage to be authentic, vulnerable and imperfect."
My response to Brene Brown
“The best music is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.”
My response to the Boss
“I always beat the sun up in the morning. It's the secret to why I'm double trouble.”
My response to Al Sharpton
“I feel like my secret magic trick that separates me from a lot of my peers is the bravery to be vulnerable and truthful and honest.”