Nick Viall Is the Next Bachelor, and You’ll Love the Reason He Was Chosen
While the Bachelorette’s JoJo Fletcher enjoys the spoils of her engagement — and while we drool over the engagement ring that she DIDN’T get — another familiar face is still looking for love. News is finally out, and Nick Viall will be the next Bachelor. Yep, the man who ended up as runner-up while trying to win both Andi Dorfman and Kaitlyn Bristowe’s hearts in The Bachelorette and then came back for season three of Bachelor in Paradise is now determined to find love once and for all. Though some fans may be scratching their heads over this choice, there’s a very good reason why Nick will be the one handing out the roses this time around.
Plenty of folks were sure that it would either be Luke Pell or Chase McNary in the spotlight (as both were fan faves that couldn’t quite manage to capture JoJo Fletcher’s heart on The Bachelorette), but the show’s bosses decided to go with Nick instead. While some people are unsure about the choice, because he’s had quite a few chances before, other fans are rooting for Nick and are ready to see him get the chance he deserves.
Host Chris Harrison has no doubt that the choice to make 35-year-old Nick the next Bachelor “makes so much sense,” according to People. “He has just become that perennial, second-place guy who wants to find love and is as sincere, if not more sincere, than anybody about finding it. It’s about giving him his chance to find love. Who deserves it more than him?”
Also, he’s hilariously on-point and totally adorable…
Having had his heart broken in front of audiences not once but twice makes Nick an underdog that fans will surely find themselves cheering on. Let’s hope he finally finds love this time around.
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(h/t People; photos via Alberto E. Rodriguez, Joe Scarnici/Getty)
It can be intimidating to step out on your own and build a business from the ground up. As part of our collaboration with Office Depot, we're talking with Selfmade alum and solopreneur Colette Lawrence, the faith-based motivator and relationship builder behind The M.E.E. Movement, about ways in which women in business can find success.
B + C: How did you know M.E.E. Movement was your business to start?
The M.E.E Movement represents motivation, empowerment, and encouragement for women. It is what represents me. I did not know at first that it was my business to start, but then the thought of monetizing what I loved came to me. It scared me, however. I registered the business in July 2020 and have been slowly building my wings since.
B + C: What's one strategy that's helped you start your business?
Thinking through and researching what the requirements are to start my business, and then asking questions of people who are in the business. Not all advice worked; however, it helped me to figure out what I needed to do and not to do.
B + C: Did you always know life coaching would be your entrepreneurial path?
(Smiles) No, I did not. I 'stumbled" on it. I knew that people were always coming to me for advice and I found that I loved having conversations with them, especially with women, young and old.
B + C: What was your most valuable takeaway from Selfmade?
My most valuable takeaway was the first day of training: Get out of your own way. There were a lot of great moments and important takeaways from every presenter. However, getting out of my own way, pushing past doubts, was for me my most valuable takeaway. Doing something that I had never done before took courage. If I do not focus on what is happening with me mentally then I cannot deliver to my clients successfully.
B + C: What's one piece of advice you would give to female entrepreneurs on the brink of starting?
Get out of your head. You have something to offer. You have what you need to succeed so go ahead and do it.
B + C: How do you stay motivated?
I stay motivated by listening to music and listening to motivational speakers, and sometimes someone will just reach out and talk about the impact that I made in their life. That adds the extra juice or sauce I need to pummel through the day.
B + C: What's your best organizational tip?
Keep a diary and journal. It's the best way for me to keep organized and it also provides a source motivation as I record not only my "losses" but my wins as well.
B + C: Who inspires you in the entrepreneurial space?
Shirley Toliver – She motivates and empowers and makes me always want to show up.
B + C: What has receiving the Office Depot scholarship to Selfmade done to help you start or grow your business?
The scholarship was a blessing in that all the areas that were covered offered valuable information that I needed, from social media to HR. As a new business owner, I needed to know this to increase my own personal awareness in what it takes to run a successful business. The candidness of the presenters made it easy to see myself in their shoes and helped me to realize that I can also get there.
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