Rita Davenport: “It costs nothing to dream, but everything if you don’t.”

Rita Davenport talks about her inspiring journey from a life of poverty in rural Tennessee to a lauded career of television host, motivational speaker and author of Funny Side Up. Today, she shares the same wisdom of transforming your life and uplifting your spirits.

Read more about Rita Davenport and Funny Side Up in our SUCCESS.com web exclusive, ‘Living Funny Side Up‘ or download a free sample chapter here.


Journalist, podcaster and southpaw Shelby Skrhak is the former director of digital content and social media for SUCCESS.com. Before joining SUCCESS magazine, Shelby launched the weekly suburban newspaper Plano Insider, and covered topics ranging from cops and courts to transportation and fashion. Her handwriting should be a font.

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