I was never a boy. I was always a girl. In spite of the lies that were constantly being told to me, by my body and by the world, there was never any real doubt about this truth. I was just one of those girls who were told that they had to live as a boy.
My name is Marc Ecko and I've been an artist and a builder of brands my whole life. I'm a white Jewish kid from New Jersey who was able to create a company based on the ethos of hip hop. From the packaging on the outside, I suspect i did not quite "look the part." How did I do it?
The fact of the matter is that every job requires at least some acting. That said, we should never forget that what we expect of ourselves should always outweigh the expectations set upon us by others when it comes to defining our identity.
This month my theme is authenticity. In my weekly vlogs, I will heighten your awareness of how deeply you connect to your inner guidance system. I invite you to ask yourself, "How deeply am I connecting?"
May we all learn from Steve Jobs' willingness to be the authentic being he was, to seek our own uniqueness and live confidently, courageously and creatively from that sacred place of true authenticity.