Alexis’ CreativeMornings activity
I want to be shocked by being a light for someone at the end of a tunnel. I want to be shocked to know that something I did made a difference, no matter how small it is.
If you're authentic to yourself in what you do, if you do what you want to be when you grow up, you're going to be happy.
Design has evolved to be about value, and I think that value is actually driven by empathy.
We often try to avoid frustration but frustration is actually our biggest catalyst to creating change for us
Crossovers are the doorways to great change.
Do a little bit more doing and a little bit less thinking. And just trust your instincts. ‘Cause something beautiful or absolutely hilarious will come out of it.
Brave people know what needs to get done and they don't stop and they don't leave until it's done.
If you want to become a badass, I highly recommend failing massively at something.
What I started to realize was that my data added up to a picture of me, this part of me that is hidden, this part of me that I don't notice or see, that was maybe richer and more complex and more interesting than I could even remember about myself.
I had no idea what it would take financially to open a brewery; I had no idea how how to run the operations of a brewery, but I had a vision, and I believed in it.
People who avoid risks are rewarded with the safety they achieve. People who take the risks are rewarded with the adventures they have.
Rejection can sometimes take us to a beautiful place.
One can have a pretty good life with a lot less.
I feel like all of life is a work in progress.
It's only when you can name your prison that you can do the terrifying but life-affirming and necessary work of setting yourself free.