A big part of making decisions is determining what our actions and choices have been inspired by. So we asked decision makers from the community to tell us about what they are inspired by.

Mishy Russell: Poet, Motivational Speaker, Author, Model, & All-Around Creative

The tagline for my brand is: “words inspired by my life to encourage you through yours,” and that is exactly what I’m inspired by: my life and the lives of those around me speak into what I write, and what I do! Read more>>

Kip Bradley: Outdoor Painter

I am interested in how art can create community and enhance the individual, I admire and engage more with authenticity than technical ability. However, I really love disappearing into a moment and place while creating. Read more>>

Charles Lovejoy: Owner/Maker at Lovejoy’s Bloody Mary Mix

My family inspires me everyday. The Lovejoy’s are dynamic, diverse, successful and ambitious. Most importantly the Lovejoy family is generous and always looking for ways to help others. Read more>>

Heather Smith: Floral designer

Learning new things inspires me. I love to come up with creative ideas to improve something or make something new. I will say the biggest inspiration in my life is every challenge that comes my way. Read more>>

Jesse Williams: Blues/Soul Singer and Guitarist & Massage Therapist

I am inspired by all things warm and moving.. by sincere expressions of color and soul. There are many inspiring harbors in the oasis of creation for me. I am so fond of the great truth needed in finding inspiration. That it’s very much about being receptive, that there are endless ways it finds you.. Read more>>

Wilma Arts: Artist & Photographer

Inspiration comes to me in waves and I get inspired by a number of things. I can get inspired by everyday things such as the beauty of nature while going on a walk, watching a movie, talking to a friend or by simply relaxing and resting my brain, giving it the space to create inspiration within itself. But I also get inspired by my emotions and the need to express them, Read more>>

Ray Lora: Occupational Therapist

Fortunately, I have grown to have a deep appreciation for sleep. I am deeply inspired by health and wellness. Read more>>

Marcel Brown: Freelance Photographer

Life inspires me. Experiences , family, what I see in my everyday life. Also the many great photographers that I look to and admire. Read more>>

OlaGeneva: Contemporary Abstract Artist

Music, I create all my art to music. Read more>>