NETWORKING TIP: Approach networking with a giving spirit. Developing relationships is the way to reap the highest return on networking.
FOR BALANCE/STRESS RELIEF: I listen to music at a very high volume. Also, I just started running and love the way I feel afterwards.
MOST REWARDING PART OF CAREER: That my efforts to give others the tools to grow their businesses will directly fuel our local economy.
INSPIRATION: Personally and spiritually: my mother who was a catering entrepreneur who made time to nurture our family and local community. Professionally: Michelle Obama who has the whole package.
WANT TO LEARN NEXT: I've been developing my artistic side. I just got my cake decorating certificate and want to take more crafting classes.
WANTED TO BE WHEN GREW UP: A fashion merchandiser and buyer, which was my career out of college. It wasn't as glamorous as I had imagined, but sharing my experiences gives my clients insider insights.
LOOKING FORWARD TO: Being in positions where I can expand my network. Connections are my favorite part of business.
DEFINITION OF SUCCESS: Living on your own terms, with happiness and peace, and being satisfied with that.
NEXT ITEM IN BUCKET LIST: Being able to complete a 5K.