Everyday Inspiration

There’s a Spark in You.

March 1, 2011

“Do you know that there’s still a chance for you. Cause there’s a spark in you. You just gotta ignite the light. And let it shine. Just own the night. Like the Fourth of July. Cause baby you’re a firework. Come on show ’em what you’re worth” – Lyrics from Katy Perry’s Firework. I love…

It’s Okay to Not Know Everything.

February 28, 2011

My first job out of college was working in the health insurance industry. I was a licensed broker working as a consultant. My job was to support brokers as an “expert.” The number one rule of this job was that it was okay to admit that I didn’t have the answer.  It was a necessity…

Are You Making a Difference?

February 27, 2011

Yesterday I attended a memorial for Susan Lanfray. Susan wasn’t a close friend, but someone that I met eight years ago through an association that I am active in. We were never super close, but I always regarded her as one of the nicest people that I had ever met. Susan always smiled and made…

Karma Online and In Real-Life

January 20, 2011

If you read my 8th grade yearbook, you will see that someone wrote me a note that said “you’re a nice girl, but you are really negative.” For many years I saw the glass as half empty. I can’t exactly say when it changed, but over time I realized the power of positive thinking. I found that the happier I felt, the nicer I was to other people, the better my life got. Good things happened.

Anyone Can Have An Idea.

October 3, 2010

There are a lot of good ideas in the world. There are a lot of smart people with a lot of good ideas. But, what really makes the magic happen? Passion. I’m not a movie reviewer. In fact, I don’t go to the movies that often. However, I was compelled to see The Social Network…