The fabulous Mimi Flatley, a good friend of mine who always manages to tell a great story, was my very first friend in Orlando. We actually met through a double date with our mothers; we had both just moved to town and were seeking new friends. (On a side note: we still get together and double date with our moms once a year for our “momiversary” at Hot Olives, the very same restaurant that it all started.)
So when Mimi asked to meet for happy hour this past week, I absolutely agreed. (Sushi and wine with a great friend? That’s an easy answer!) When we arrived, she reached into her purse, and handed me something :
The inside let me know she’s excited for me and the future of The Leone Company. She wrote inside, “You’re an amazing woman doing amazing things!!” (She also added a few gift cards to help with renovations to the office, tunes and a dose of caffeine
This card now sits proudly on my desk, along with a few others from when I decided to start The Leone Company, including my parents, my grandmother, my former co-workers and my insanely amazing sanity-keeper Vanessa at Parlour Salon and Spa. They serve as daily reminders of my support system.
So I ask you: what do you keep on your desk that makes you smile every day? Comment in the blog and let me know!
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