John Lim: Ansel Founder


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My Action of the Day: My mom was just traveling in Prague with me, but left a few hours ago. Really setting my intention on getting back into the zone after having such an amazing week exploring Europe with her.

My Tip of the Day: On negative thoughts: when you’re going downhill, your first instinct may be to pump the brakes, don’t. It’s the speed that carries you back to the top of the next one.

What do you love most about Your City? For me, this is something that changes often because I’m always traveling. What I’ll say about traveling is this: the cultural differences I’ve experienced escaping my bubble at home never fails to inspire new ideas while also helping me to relate and understand to other people better. I believe that to be my strongest asset as an entrepreneur and I don’t think that skillset gets emphasized enough.

Courtney Spritzer: Co-CEO & Co-Founder, Socialfly & The Entreprenista Podcast


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My Thought of the Day: Don’t worry about what other people think.

My Deed of the Day: Donated to my favorite charity through the Givz app.  

Favorite breakfast meal & restaurant? Kava coffee.

What are you doing at: 6:00 AM – My dog Nori is waking me up.

Shelly L. Francis: Author & Marketing/communications director, Center for Courage & Renewal

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