Personal Development

Babe Zaharias – Loosen Your Girdle and REALLY Swing

Are you ready to loosen your girdle and REALLY swing?

‘Babe’ Zaharias (Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias, 1911-1956) was a sporting phenomenon.  One of only two women ever named by the Guinness Book of Records as the most versatile female competitor of all time;  she played basketball; set world records at hurdles; javelin and high jump, and won gold twice at the 1932 Olympics.  She changed women’s golf forever with her 250 yard drive and won the US Open Tennis three times!  In her spare time (!!!) she became a pro billiard player.  She was also an expert at diving, roller-skating and bowling.

She said something really powerful that has inspired me to commit to playing and thinking big in both my business and personal life.  Babe said “It’s not just enough to swing at the ball.  You’ve got to loosen your girdle and REALLY let the ball have it.”

When it comes to your business, are you just swinging at the ball, or are you loosening your girdle and REALLY letting the ball have it?

Imagine for a moment what would happen if you did.  What possibilities are you missing because you’re not hitting hard enough?  What can you set in motion today that will expand your business and make it bigger?  Where is fear holding you back from reaching out and doing something?

Melinda Jameson

Melinda is the founder of and started this site to share her best work from home ideas to help other Work At Home Mums become more financially independent and able to spend time with their families.