I was recently talking to a good friend of mine who sees the world through two very artistic eyes and his approach is somewhat unconventional. He is a “structural artist” so to speak and it is easy to see he thinks in 3-D. Two of his creations I hold on my top ten list of favorite projects! Their creator? My friend and fellow artist Doug Danforth.
I have a dear friend that lives in my hometown, the funny thing is we hardly ever see each other unless we are OUT of town… this was recently demonstrated on my way to the IDAL convention in Virginia on layover walking in the terminal I turned around to see the familiar face of my dear friend Kelly King. We had been on the same flight from Omaha and didn’t even know it but serendipity had us assigned right next to each other on the following flight, finally we’d have some time to catch up.
I feel like I’m in a slump and need a boost for my sales calls …maybe even my attitude, any tips and techniques you might share to reinvigorate me?
Of course! I think its normal… we all go through ups and downs both in our business and attitude! The important part is to do what you did: identify what’s going on and then be proactive in making some changes to rectify both!
Sandra (Sass) Lassley has a passion for creating one of a kind finishes from floors to ceilings and everything in between. She is the lead artist and designer of her Omaha, Ne based company, Fe Fi Faux Studios, Inc., installing decorative paint finishes, faux finishes and plasters in both residential and commercial spaces. Raised in an artistic environment, her father owned a painting and decorating company and her mother was a seamstress who designed her own clothes and ran a custom drapery business. Sass shines brightly with her 20 plus years of knowledge and experience as she works closely with her clients to capture their vision and reflect their personality within her creations. Her passion is her art and
Dear Sass, I’ll be attending the IDAL convention in Virginia this summer and have always wondered about the tax deduction for business trips …can you shed some light on this so I can correctly turn in expenses for my tax deduction at the end of the year?