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“I Taught Myself How to Do”

ALT Winter 2015 Thursday Morning from ALT Summit on Vimeo.

This is a long video, but worth taking a little time this weekend to watch! Lisa Congdon is an amazing illustrator and artist who was the keynote speaker at ALT Winter this year. I love her story, as she is a late bloomer who didn’t even begin to draw until she was 31 and launched her art business in her late thirties. She’s on … CONTINUE READING

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Becky Hensley

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Becky Hensley owns and operates the creative space, Share Denver, which opened as a brick-and-mortar in the summer of 2013. She celebrated her year anniversary this past summer with a party, complete with a make-your-own birthday hat station and one for designing your own tote bag. Becky’s creativity streams out of her, but the best part is her desire to share this with others. Share Denver is intended to be a space that not only … CONTINUE READING

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Kena Paranjape

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Jen Lee Koss was yet another fabulous person that I was able to meet at the Alt Summit in New York City back in June. She gave a presentation during the ‘Nine by Five’ session and it had me instantly with its focus on the power of storytelling. During the talk she spoke about the fact that she had left her corporate job in order to do something creative, which was create the e-commerce site, … CONTINUE READING

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“[Vulnerability] is the birthplace of joy, of creativity, of belonging, of love…”         – Brené Brown

We all have traits that make up the best and worst of who we are.  Those that help us shine, and those that we would like to change. For me, pride is one of my lesser traits that has caused me some trouble from time-to-time.  It can get in the way of learning and moving forward, and can keep you … CONTINUE READING

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