FEARLESS CREATIVITY

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved) Creativity is the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality. Creativity is characterized by the ability to perceive the world in new ways, to find hidden patterns, to make connections between seemingly unrelated phenomena, and to generate solutions. ~ Wikipedia I believe that art is business and business is[…]

FEARLESSLY BREAKING THE RULES

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved) Joe Robinson in his 2014 article, “The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs,” in Entrepreneur Magazine stated that “Entrepreneurs exist to defy conventional wisdom.” He goes on to say that “In fact, simply starting a business breaks the rules, as only about 13 percent of Americans are engaged in entrepreneurship,[…]

FEARLESS SELF-BELIEF

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved) “First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare.” ~ Walt Disney Joe Robinson in his 2014 article, “The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs” in Entrepreneur Magazine stated, “Self-confidence is a key entrepreneurial trait. You have to be crazy-sure your product is something the world needs and that you[…]

FEARLESSLY TENACIOUS

Art by Michelle Micalizzi (All Rights Reserved) Joe Robinson in his article, “The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs” from Entrepreneur Magazine’s January 2014 issue states, “Entrepreneurs who can avoid saying uncle have a better chance of finding their market and outlasting their inevitable mistakes. This trait is known by many names–perseverance, persistence, determination, commitment, resilience–but[…]

I FEARLESSLY DELIVER: Michelle Micalizzi, Owner of Fearlessly Deliver, LLC

Fine Art by Michelle Micalizzi (All Rights Reserved) It has been an amazing experience interviewing the twenty-six business owners that are represented in the Art of Fearlessly Doing Business show coming up on May 14th – June 9th at the Walter Art Gallery. THANK YOU Fearless 26 for your generosity and for inspiring me and[…]

THE ROLLERCOASTER RIDE: John Waters, Owner of Waters Business Consulting Group, LLC

Fine Art by Michelle Micalizzi (All Rights Reserved) My muse this week is John Waters. John owns Waters Business Consulting Group, LLC. WHY JOHN WATERS QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2016 FEARLESS THIRTEEN. John and I are very like-minded professionals. We believe that every action has to have a purpose and should tie back[…]

GIVE MORE: Kendall Matthews, VP of Global Marketing AppointmentPlus & Serial Entrepreneur

Fine Art by Michelle Micalizzi (All Rights Reserved) My muse this week is Kendall Matthews. Kendall is the VP of Global Marketing at AppointmentPlus and a Serial Entrepreneur. WHY KENDALL QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2016 FEARLESS THIRTEEN. A mutual friend of ours Chris Ronzio, owner of Organize Chaos, invited me to hear Kendall and[…]

FEAR IS FINITE: Francisco X. Aguirre, Owner of The Office Pile

­­­­­ Fine Art by Michelle Micalizzi (All Rights Reserved) My muse this week is Francisco Aguirre. Francisco owns The Office Pile. WHY FRANCISCO QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2016 FEARLESS THIRTEEN. The Office Pile’s website home page states that the space is “Inspirational. Affordable. Energetic. Community Minded. Empowering. Artistic. Hip. Causal. Flexible” I could not[…]

DO WHAT YOU KNOW: James Nickels, Owner of Beyond Development

Fine Art by Michelle Micalizzi (All Rights Reserved) My muse this week is James Nickles. James owns Beyond Development. WHY JAMES NICKLES QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2016 FEARLESS THIRTEEN. James and I met earlier this year through our mutual colleague and friend Najla Kayyem, Owner of SICFIT and Kayyem Marketing. Naj and James are[…]