“You can’t just walk away when somebody recognizes you. You have to take some time out and talk to them. It’s not a waste of time – I just love talking to people. And I don’t do this to sell records. The truth is, I do what I do because I love it.”
~ Kenny G.,
a.k.a. Kenneth Bruce Gorelick,
Saxophonist, American Music Award (1994), Grammy Award (1994),
NAACP Image Award (1998) & Soul Train Music Awards (2x)
“The American economy has been built and sustained by risk-taking entrepreneurs whose pioneering ideas and hard work gave birth to flourishing businesses.”
~ Michael R. Pence
Politician, Attorney & 48th Vice President of the United States (2017 – Currently),
“Like what you do, and then you will do your best.”
~ Katherine G. Johnson
Mathematician, Computer, Space Scientist, Physicist, Presidential Medal of Freedom (2015), Silver Snoopy Award (2016), NASA Group Achievement Award (2016)
Congressional Gold Medal (2019), Mattel ‘Katherine G. Johnson’ Barbie Doll (2018), West Virginia State College Outstanding Alumnus of the Year (1999),
De Pizan Honor from National Women’s History Museum (2014), NCWIT Pioneer in Tech Award (2015), Presidential Medal of Freedom (2015),
Silver Snoopy award from Leland Melvin (2016), Astronomical Society of the Pacific’s Arthur B.C. Walker II Award (2016),
Langley West Computing Unit NASA Group Achievement Award (2016), Congressional Gold Medal (2019), NASA Group Achievement Award &
NASA Langley Research Center Special Achievement Award (5X)
“What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.”
~ Oprah Winfrey,
Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions,
Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey Network,
Television Host, Producer, Author, Actress & Philanthropist
“All the things I love is what my business is all about.”
~ Martha Stewart,
Entrepreneur, Writer, Television Host,
Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia & former Fashion Model
” As much focus as you can have on expanding yourself and
expanding your wisdom and expanding your best qualities,
I think is the best way to create better businesses. Be a better you.”
~ Will Smith,
a.k.a Willard Carroll Smith, Jr.,
Actor, Producer, Rapper, and Songwriter
“If you love what you do, then you always find the time.”
~ Heidi Klum,
Model, Television Personality, Businesswoman, Fashion Designer,
Singer, Television Producer, Author & Actress
“I’ve always enjoyed performing in smaller venues.
People can see all of me there. In large venues, audiences miss the essence of who I am.
Part of what I do is in my body language, my hands, my arms—all of that.
You miss a lot by just hearing my voice.
It’s a performance, it really is, and I love doing it.”
~ Nancy Wilson,
Song Stylist, Singer (Blues, Jazz, Cabaret, Pop & soul)
Grammy Awards (2007, 2005 1964, 3X)
“There’s always time for what you really love.”
~ Sheryl Lee Ralph,
Actress, Singer, Author,Activist & Independent Spirit Award (1991
“What makes you want to jump out of bed in the morning?
What puts a smile on your face, the kind you can’t wipe off if you tried?
What fascinates you? Motivates you? Overwhelms you in the very best sense?
If you don’t know, I suggest not wasting one more single day until you find out.”
~ Chip Gaines,
Co-Owner & Co-Founder – Magnolia Homes,
& Co-Star – Fixer Upper