Five Inspirational Quotes To Make It A Great Year

This year I started a new radio show called Powerful Conversations* to share insights from thought-leaders across industries including everything from entrepreneurship, law, and technology to yoga, mindfulness, and baseball.

When we open up space and share conversations, we create understanding and mutual respect. I want for you to go into 2016 with a feeling of greatness, possibility, and inspiration.

Please enjoy a few of my favorite quotes from these weekly episodes.

“The essence of life – show up, take the meeting, engage. You never know what’s going to happen.”
~Joe Plumeri, author, The Power of Being Yourself, Episode 2

“It’s lonely at the top. Executive coaching is a key element to peace of mind and a safe place to share ideas.”
~Lawrence Coburn, CEO & Founder, DoubleDutch, Episode 11

“Failure is the only way we ever get to greatness!”
~Samantha Snabes, founder, re:3D, Episode 3

“If you want to start something, just do it. Stop talking about it.”
~Daniel Fine, Founder+CEO: Fine Co, TeamBroLove, Glass_U, Episode 18

“The best view of all is seeing the possibility and the hope and dreams of young people of all ages.”
~NASA astronaut Yvonne Cagle, Episode 16

And a bonus quote of my own:

“Go for it! If you don't try you'll never know what's possible.”
~Monica Phillips, Founder and President, Spark Plug Labs


*Powerful Conversations airs live every Tuesday at 9 am pacific on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel and is also available for download on iTunes and Stitcher. Upcoming guests include Leila Janah, Soraya Darabi, Tim Draper, Bill Reichert, Larry Baer, Rob Nelson, and more.

Monica Phillips, president of Spark Plug Labs, is a motivational speaker, professional coach, and strategy consultant. Her diverse background includes working as a mediator, a cross-cultural consultant, journalist, sales leader, and marketing director. Her weekly radio show – Powerful Conversations – features interviews with thought-leaders from across industries and is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and on the VoiceAmerica Variety channel.

She works with individuals and teams on leadership, business development, rainmaker habits, marketing strategy, team culture, accountability, and personal fulfillment. She partners with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. She is a foodie, runner, yogi, mom, explorer and loves to find beauty and joy in daily life. Follow her @bodegabay1 or connect on LinkedIn or Facebook.

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