A big part of making decisions is determining what our actions and choices have been inspired by. So we asked decision makers from the community to tell us about what they are inspired by.

Emily Galvan | Esthetician, Master Lash Artist, Permanent Makeup artist, Educator, Studio Director/Owner

Growing up when asked “what do you want to be when you grow up?” my answer was always a business woman, I was told “No you don’t want that its boring! Don’t you want to be a nurse or a teacher or something?” Their suggestion was always generalized as a female style career. I was told that a business woman has a boring job and stuck in an office all day. I knew I wanted to be a different type of business woman, one who isn’t in an office and her ventures were limitless. Read more>>

Kirsten Kirk | Singer/Songwriter

I could write an encyclopedia of all of the things that have inspired me, especially when it comes to songwriting, but I’m guessing I don’t have that kind of a word count, so I’m picking the first thing that comes to my mind. Other artists, independent musicians and producers who have one or two songs out, without the resources or maybe the industry/production knowledge to make it big (yet), but keep putting themselves and their work out there? They inspire me. Read more>>

Michael Gordon | Tattoo Artist Licensed Private Studio

I’m inspired by seeing my creative works come to life and the joy that my clients get after a completed project. I am also very inspired by seeing people from all walks of life overcome the trails and tribulations that often face us in life and seeing them overcome them through whatever means they utilize to succeed, In my case its using my artistic abilities to help me rise about my past mistakes and decisions. Its my personal belief that inspirations ignite change. Read more>>