From A(to)Z

A reporter's notebook for my adventures in Phoenix, AZ.

Retha Hill’s Life Tips

Retha Hill came and spoke to some of us during a luncheon. She was told she could talk about “whatever.” Though the topic was broad and someone else could have made it boring, Retha decided to go more personal and share her Top 12 Life Tips (in no particular order).

  • Never leave opportunity or money on the table. “It’s all about the hustle. Never give up.”
  • Compete against yourself and not other people. Some people may try to pin you against others, but don’t fall for it.
  • Don’t be a lazy reporter — Understand the subject, get diverse sources, value the community that you are in and get to know folks.

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