BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Nadia is my best friend, and one of the most brilliant people I know. We met in 2003 in Biology class during our freshman year of all-girls Catholic school as we dissected a pig while listening to Tupac.

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IT WAS ALL A DREAM

The other day, while walking from an appointment near Wall Street to one in the East Village, I found myself in Tribeca. I’m not used to seeing skyscrapers much anymore since I moved to Palermo, so I usually have my head in the clouds (literally) when I’m in New York.

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PYGMALION & PLEASURE

The MET is my favorite place on Earth, and carving out a few hours at the museum was a non-negotiable for my time in New York. I must have visited over 100 times, and each time I go back I feel like I’m catching up with old friends who are excited to see me and show me something new about themselves.

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SHAPING ITALY 2018

After 10 days on the road, I am back in Palermo! This weekend I traveled from Milan to Genova, one of my favorite cities in Italy, for the Shaping Italy conference. I had the incredible opportunity to meet fellow Global Shapers from Italy and around the world, learn more about the organization and brainstorm new projects to implement in Palermo.

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QUICK NOTE FROM MILANO

I've been in Milano for the last week and to be honest, I feel like a fish out of water. I've quickly adapted back to the chaos of city life and have been going non-stop catching up with old friends and new business contacts. 

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THANK YOU, GARY VEE

Why did you wake up today? I’ve had this question as my background on my phone for about a month now and each time I pick it up (which is at least 50 times a day), I answer the question. I woke up today to bring out the best in people and make a difference in their lives and businesses. To HAVE FUN being a creative entrepreneur and to find solutions to challenges.

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AFFIRMATIONS: A MORNING RITUAL

Start your day by putting your dreams in motion. Believe that something will come true and act accordingly - and you can be sure that it will. Writing affirmations is a great way to align yourself to the vibration of what you desire, whether it be in business or your personal life.

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ITHAKA

Take a leap, even if you don’t know where you will land. Savor the journey to reach your dreams, especially when it feels never-ending. When you feel that something is already yours, you learn to be happy without it and enjoy the process of watching it unfold.

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