MY TRUE NORTH: MARGARET QUINN, Freelance Editor

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist All Rights Reserved My muse this week is freelance editor Margaret Quinn. She has been a technical writer and copy editor her entire career working for companies such as First Data, eCornell, CommerceHub, Documentation Strategies, Janus Financials, and CORESense.  She specializes in documentation creation/editing/management; training, and communications. Margaret (a.k.a. Peg) lives and Read more about MY TRUE NORTH: MARGARET QUINN, Freelance Editor[…]

APERTURE: ELENA THORNTON – Photos by Elena & Jim and AZ Consortium for the Arts

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist All Rights Reserved My muse this week is Elena Thornton, Owner of Photos by Elena & Jim and the Founder of the Arizona Consortium for the Arts. Fearlessly Deliver is a proud sponsor and champion of the Consortium since 2013. The Arizona Consortium for the Arts, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, all volunteer, Read more about APERTURE: ELENA THORNTON – Photos by Elena & Jim and AZ Consortium for the Arts[…]

THE ART OF FEARLESSLY DOING BUSINESS IV – THE GRATITUDE SERIES

Michelle Micalizzi Photo Credit:  Photos by Elena & Jim Recently I read a guest blog posted on Virgin’s Creative Matters blog where Dr. Pragya Agarwal, the creator of The Art Tiffin, stated that there are notable similarities between artists and entrepreneurs, including the desire to create something unique.  I agree wholeheartedly more so now than ever as a result of creating my company Read more about THE ART OF FEARLESSLY DOING BUSINESS IV – THE GRATITUDE SERIES[…]

FEARLESSLY GROW: Michelle Micalizzi, Owner of Fearless Art Works

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All rights Reserved) What a truly transformational whirlwind this series has been! I started this series with a very keen understanding about what my main motivation would be, “One Thing,” as dubbed by Gary Keller. I also identified my charity for this year’s series, which is the Contemporary Forum, a support organization Read more about FEARLESSLY GROW: Michelle Micalizzi, Owner of Fearless Art Works[…]

DIVE DEEP: Tyler Butler, Owner of 11Eleven Consulting

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved) My muse this week is Tyler Butler. Tyler owns 11Eleven Consulting. 11Eleven inspires companies to operate with a conscience by incorporating visionary principles, diverse perspectives and sustainable practices to create programs that benefit society and build positive sentiment for brands. WHY TYLER QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2017 Read more about DIVE DEEP: Tyler Butler, Owner of 11Eleven Consulting[…]

LOOKING FOR GOLD: Nick Stelfox, Owner of Carefree Outdoor Living

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Right Reserved)   My muse this week is Nick Stelfox. Nick co-owns Carefree Outdoor Living with Jim and Valerie Sheehan. Carefree Outdoor Living is your go-to resource for innovative outdoor room components, designs, and patio furniture. WHY NICK QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2017 FEARLESS THIRTEEN. Nick and I met Read more about LOOKING FOR GOLD: Nick Stelfox, Owner of Carefree Outdoor Living[…]

BOUND & DETERMINED: Jerry Levinson , Owner of Carpets of Arizona

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Researved) My muse this week is Jerry Levinson. Jerry owns Carpets of Arizona and he serves the communities of Chandler, Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, and Phoenix. They carry a fine selection of flooring options including carpet, hardwood, laminate, tile, luxury vinyl tile, plank, and Hunter Douglas window coverings. WHY JERRY QUALIFIES Read more about BOUND & DETERMINED: Jerry Levinson , Owner of Carpets of Arizona[…]

LOOK IN THE MIRROR: Lynn Moran, Owner of Arizona Coaching & Consulting Center

Michelle Micalizzi, Aritst (All Rights Reserved) My muse this week is Lynn Moran. Lynn is co-owner of the Arizona Coaching (AZC3) and Consulting Center with her partner Dee Crane. AZC3 is a multi-faceted business that provides executive, leadership and team coaching as well as general business and educational consulting services. WHY LYNN QUALIFIES TO BE Read more about LOOK IN THE MIRROR: Lynn Moran, Owner of Arizona Coaching & Consulting Center[…]

TRUE NORTH: Chuck Trautman, Owner of The Arizona Marketing Association

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved) My muse this week is Chuck Trautman. Chuck is the CEO and Founder of the Arizona Marketing Association (AzMA) and a GKIC Dan Kennedy
Certified Independent Business Advisor. The AzMA helps educate small business owners to master direct response marketing and facilitates high energy, high impact Mastermind groups. WHY CHUCK Read more about TRUE NORTH: Chuck Trautman, Owner of The Arizona Marketing Association[…]

BURN THE BOAT: John Meade, Owner of Azzkikr Customs

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved) My muse this week is John Meade. John and his wife Kimberly are the new owners of Azzkikr Customs, a premier custom motorcycle bagger builder, and parts supplier located in Peoria, Arizona since 2006. WHY JOHN QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2017 FEARLESS THIRTEEN. I always try to Read more about BURN THE BOAT: John Meade, Owner of Azzkikr Customs[…]

DRIVE FORWARD: Sung Cha, Owner of Bell Union Auto

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved) My muse this week is Sung Cha. Sung has owned Bell Union Auto Service for twenty-seven years, a genuine establishment where honest repair is the best repair. Bell Union is a filler of Sinclair Gas, which is one of the largest privately owned companies in America. WHY SUNG QUALIFIES Read more about DRIVE FORWARD: Sung Cha, Owner of Bell Union Auto[…]

FEARLESSLY FLYING: Gelie Akhenblit, Owner of NetworkingPhoenix.com

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved) BUY ORIGINAL ART 10% of the proceeds from the sale of this work benefits the Contemporary Forum a Support Organization of the Phoenix Art Museum   My muse this week is Gelie Akhenblit the owner of NetworkingPhoenix.com. NetworkingPhoenix.com is a platform for local networkers to connect online and in person through Read more about FEARLESSLY FLYING: Gelie Akhenblit, Owner of NetworkingPhoenix.com[…]

RISK BLOSSOMING: Deborah Bateman, Owner of Deborah Bateman, LLC

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved) My muse this week is Deborah Batman. Deborah Batman owns Deborah Bateman, LLC. a coaching and consulting firm, which supports and enables individuals to reach their goals, aspirations, and live the life they deserve. WHY DEBORAH QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2017 FEARLESS THIRTEEN. I briefly met Deborah Read more about RISK BLOSSOMING: Deborah Bateman, Owner of Deborah Bateman, LLC[…]

THE JUICE IS WORTH THE SQUEEZE: Eli Hall, Owner of AMS Landscaping

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved) My muse this week is Eli Hall. Eli is the owner of AMS Landscaping. His company provides lawn care services for both residential and commercial clients in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and throughout the entire valley. WHY ELI QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2017 FEARLESS THIRTEEN. Eli and I have Read more about THE JUICE IS WORTH THE SQUEEZE: Eli Hall, Owner of AMS Landscaping[…]

RELENTLESS PURPOSE: Luke Kayyem, Owner of The Fittest Tribe Alive

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved)  My muse this week is Luke Kayyem. Luke owns The Fittest Tribe Alive. The FITTEST TRIBE ALIVE is an Empowerment Coaching Program that delivers the necessary tools to live a higher quality of life. WHY LUKE QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2017 FEARLESS THIRTEEN. I have known Luke and Najla Read more about RELENTLESS PURPOSE: Luke Kayyem, Owner of The Fittest Tribe Alive[…]

PERSPECTIVE IS EVERYTHING: Loren Molever, Owner of Molever Conelly PLLC

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved)  My muse this week is Loren Molever. Loren is co-owner of Molever Conelly PLLC. Molever Conelly PLLC represents individuals and businesses of all sizes, ranging from sole proprietorships to privately and publicly-held corporations. WHY LOREN QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2017 FEARLESS THIRTEEN. Loren is one of the first Read more about PERSPECTIVE IS EVERYTHING: Loren Molever, Owner of Molever Conelly PLLC[…]

GET OUT OF YOUR HEAD: Joshua Farley, Owner of Redline Electric & Solar, LLC

Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved)  My muse this week is Joshua Farley. Joshua owns Redline Electric & Solar, LLC. Redline is a full service electrical, lighting, and solar contractor serving the entire state of Arizona. WHY JOSHUA QUALIFIES TO BE ONE OF THE 2017 FEARLESS THIRTEEN. Joshua came to my 2016 show at the Walter Gallery as Read more about GET OUT OF YOUR HEAD: Joshua Farley, Owner of Redline Electric & Solar, LLC[…]

FEARLESSLY DOING ONE THING

VISITING THE MUSES by Artist Michelle Micalizzi | All Rights Reserved |  What’s the ONE Thing you can do such that by doing it everything else will be easier or unnecessary? ~ Gary Keller, The ONE Thing I just finished reading Gary Keller’s book, The One Thing. Essentially, Keller states that you have to know what your one most important Read more about FEARLESSLY DOING ONE THING[…]

FEARLESSLY REQUESTING NOMINATIONS

Kaleidoscope Michelle Micalizzi, Artist (All Rights Reserved) I am about to start the Art of Fearlessly Doing Business AZ series. The premise of this project is that I tell the story of entrepreneurism in this series through the example of thirteen fearless business people. The first post for that series will be January 19th. I Read more about FEARLESSLY REQUESTING NOMINATIONS[…]

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 Read more about I FEARLESSLY DELIVER: Michelle Micalizzi, Owner of Fearlessly Deliver, LLC[…]