I have so many awesome memories of my two grandmother’s porches, one lived in town and one lived in the country. Neighbors and family sat together every night that the weather permitted. Adults chatted, snapped each other’s green beans for canning and drank sweet tea or lemonade. The children listened in and when bored ran off to catch fireflies, steal a kiss or find the croaking frog. The passing car slowed down or honked to say “hello” and it meant something. There were no fears. Some politics were discussed, always a talk about religion and it was okay, no one was offended. It was “networking” at the finest and highest level. Hearts poured out, problems were solved and relationships were cemented. (more…)
CEO and Chief Motivator
Paula walked away from the executive world of "some day" and the societal trap of "should've, could've, would've" for a whole new world of freedom and happiness. She believes happiness is an inside job and that as Christians we are called to help others experience happiness. Her philosophy is that happiness is not what you own but how you feel. A mission of service and encouragement to others has propelled Paula to write three soon to be published books. Paula's professional background is diverse, ranging from starting an advertising and marketing firm to owning a re-sale clothing store, a manufacturing plant and a design company. Prior to finding her true life path Paula was a nationally acclaimed recruiter for a Fortune 500 company. She is funny, engaging and authentic.