Rita Davenport on Starting With Desire and a Dream

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Rita Davenport, author of Funny Side Up: A Southern Girl’s Guide to Love, Laughter, and Money, sums up her life and work in one neat little quote: “What you think about, you bring about.” In an exclusive interview with former SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Susan Kane, Davenport shares lots of laughs and offers great advice on how to live your dreams.


This interview appears on the SUCCESS Talks Collection, available in the May 2013 edition of SUCCESS magazine.

Favorite quote:

“Early on I raised my expectations and that’s very important because what you expect, what you believe and what you picture is what you’re gonna get out of your life—no more, no less.”

—Rita Davenport

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