Some of the absolute best times in my life was when I led with my heart and not my head. My heart, not my head led me to forge my father's signature when I was fourteen in order to get the house bills paid since he suffered from alcoholism and depression and could not do it. I continued to use this unreasonable process when I was accepted to Syracuse University. We did not have the money but both my father and I said yes first and the strategy came later.
On my visit to the school my heart led me to switch majors that weekend, from business to fashion design. Then, I leverage my degree into a career as a Costume Professional for Film and TV because I made a heart centered decision to call 40 Acres and a Mule, Spike Lee's production company and speak to the costume designer. If you know anything about film, it is illogical to believe that you can call a production company and then just land a job. But I did.
The film was Malcolm X, the Designer was Ruth Carter, who is currently nominated for an Academy Award for her work as the Costumer Designer for the motion picture Black