Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Alt Summit: 5 Quotes...

Returning from Alt Summit can leave you with one or both of two things....inspired to do more and be more, or lost completely in an identity crisis of what it is that you actually should be doing. The trick is to combine those two feelings and then channel them into the right direction. When you meet that many people that you find to be inspirations, it's easy think about getting lost in the world of comparisons...This person has this or that or these skills or those connections.

But the truth is everyone forges their own path, and no one is without their own struggle in some way. It just might not be immediately apparent to you. And I think even the ‘big’ people feel like that – it certainly came across that way in some of their wise words.

There will be a multitude of recaps from the event and as I process my own thoughts, here are five quotes that resonated for me, even though I have nearly a notebook full of pages and pages of notes…if I remember nothing else, I hope these stick with me this year.


  1. SO great seeing you again this year! :)

  2. Love these quotes and the pictures. I may have to also do a round-up of my favorite quotes from Alt. It was so nice meeting you at the Hello Social. I am in awe (and have just a twang of jealousy) of your life.

    1. i'd love to see them - there were so many, it was hard to pick just five!
      and no jealousy please, trust me, there are plenty of less awe-inspiring things about this life too! enjoyed meeting you!

  3. You really hit the nail on the head! Glad I found your blog! I came away inspired and a bit frightened that I need to step up my act in a big way! then I sat down with a nice cup of tea and realized I a lot to learn but the journey is what makes the trip. as karen told us i am choosing "to see". cheers!

  4. Such a beautiful post! I especially love the first quote and first paragraph...you put eloquent words to just what I have been processing! Thank you so for the beautiful reminder!

  5. Love these photos & quotes!!! How were we in the same classes and never connected. So sad!:(
    Next year, right?!

  6. So great to see you at these events!!!! Will you be in NYC for Alt in June???? I live here (a few miles north) so I will plan on it once again.

    Love your round up. I think it's my favorite!

  7. Can I admit something? I lost my notebook somewhere during Alt. That means I have zero ZERO of the inspirational quotes I wrote down.

    So I'm super happy you wrote this post. Thank you!

  8. Perfection! These are some of the best quotes! I love your blog - bummed we didn't connect at Alt but excited to follow along going forward! :)

  9. Great roundup of quotes! Sweet & Simple. Can you explain more about #2?? The context? Us non-Alter's live vicariously through people like you you know! Haha : )


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