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Happiness Is To Grow Every Day

Happiness Is To Grow Every Day

Turn negative energy into light, and the way you do it is by baby steps every day. It’s not some grandiose aha , it’s little things everyday that you do…true happiness is an inside job”

Anyone Can Start a Business Online

Anyone Can Start a Business Online

"We’re in the country with the most possibilities to go from zero to self made. You live in an era of the internet where anyone can start a business online. I tell women, you don’t have to leave your job to start a business.”

Don't Buy Shoes, Buy Buildings Metaphor

Don't Buy Shoes, Buy Buildings Metaphor

It’s my favorite thing to say ladies, “Don’t buy shoes, buy buildings.” I don’t say don’t buy shoes at all, because we do need shoes, but what I’m really saying, it’s a metaphor for how we should think. – Nely Galan at NAHREP Sacramento’s “Women of Influence in Real Estate” conference.

Complete Yourself

Complete Yourself

During the Southern Arizona Women’s Business Conference, “Head over Heels”, Nely Galan reminded us that no one is going to help us as much as we can help ourselves. “When you don’t put that heavy burden on other people to complete you, it’s really a game changer.”

Hispanicize 2015 - There is No Prince Charming

Hispanicize 2015 - There is No Prince Charming

“Our mates are supposed to be the icing on the cake for us, not the solution to every wound we have from childhood.” Nely Galan reminded us to be in charge of own happiness during the 2015 Hispanicize Conference in Miami, Florida.

Digital Entrepreneurs - A Conversation with Nely Galán

Digital Entrepreneurs - A Conversation with Nely Galán

Internet blogger Kathy Cano-Murillo, entrepreneur Giahda Aguirre de Carcel, and vine superstar Rudy Mancuso share their stories about digital entrepreneurship during a conversation with Nely Galán.

Ladies - There is No Prince Charming

Ladies - There is No Prince Charming

There is no Prince Charming, there isn’t - I think we all think there is someone out there to save us…but ultimately the buck stops with you to make you happy, to make you successful, and to make you be the best you can be.”

Negotiating Tips

Negotiating Tips

“Practice with each other, learn the basics and the basics for women are we have to negotiate in ways so that we make it not about us, but about everyone. It starts with believing we deserve it.” Watch more of Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg's conversation with Nely Galan.

Give Yourself a Place to be Explicitly Ambitious

Give Yourself a Place to be Explicitly Ambitious

“When a boy leads, it’s expected, it’s not negative, but we call little girls bossy, we start telling little girls not to lead when they are toddlers”….” Watch more of Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg's conversation with Nely Galan.

To Be Chosen you have to choose yourself

To Be Chosen you have to choose yourself

"Our low self esteem and our issues pop up...and that’s okay, they will pop up the rest of your life” Watch the video.

Buy from a Latina

Buy from a Latina

“I don’t care if you don’t like each other, you have to help each other… because we’re all we’ve got ladies, we’re it. If we don’t help each other, if we don’t get together like this, if we don’t create a community, we’re screwed.” Watch the video.

Women and Latinas Need To Support Each Other

Women and Latinas Need To Support Each Other

“We don’t have to buy into white women, and Hispanic women, and African Americans can’t understand each other…there are differences in our situations, but boy are there some deep similarities.” Watch more of Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg's conversation with Nely Galan.

Challenges are our Opportunity for Greatness

Challenges are our Opportunity for Greatness

“It’s different to be a woman, it is different to be a Latino or Latina, but in those differences we get our strength and why we can contribute more.” Watch more of Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg's conversation with Nely Galan.

Don't Give Up

Don't Give Up

“I have met so many women that start something, that do something, and too soon they give up. There is a difference between changing your plan which is okay and being flexible, but not giving up.“

We Are Going To Make Better Decisions

We Are Going To Make Better Decisions

"The world is run by men, largely white men, and it's not going that well. We need to lean in and take those seats at the table, because I think we (women) are going to make better decisions." Watch more of Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg's conversation with Nely Galan.

Don't Buy Shoes Buy Buildings

Don't Buy Shoes Buy Buildings

"No one ever tells Latinos that it's not the money you make, it's what you do with the money you make." Watch more of Nely's wisdom HERE.

Dream Bigger

Dream Bigger

"My intention for all is that I want to see rich Latinas. I want us to stop thinking that rich is a dirty word. When I say rich, I mean rich in every way, a rich life, an abundant life that we deserve. We have to start thinking we deserve it in order to get it."

Recognition, Connection and Inspiration

Recognition, Connection and Inspiration

"What I think Adelante does is really pull together these three concepts of recognition, connection, and inspiration. And, those are my three kinda themes that I always hold dear. I always, always try to think about those three concepts in everything that I do."

Nely Galan - It's Never Too Late

Nely Galan - It's Never Too Late

"We are all carrying 50 pounds of baggage of what happened to us when we were little, of our families. Even though we come from loving people with great values, we are living between two worlds in a tug of war and it’s painful. We never quite feel like we fit."

Rebecca Lobo

Rebecca Lobo

The youngest member of the 1996 United States Olympic women’s basketball team that captured the gold, Rebecca Lobo had a prolific college basketball career, went on to become one of the original players for the WNBA, and was named to the 1999 All-Star Team.