Ariane Laird - The Informal Side
Q: First job?
A: Shoe salesperson. I was fired when a woman asked me what I thought of the shoes she tried on, and I replied honestly that I thought they made her ankles look big. So much for transparency.
Q: 4 words people use to describe you?
A: laughter | tenacious | rebel | direct
Q: Your passion?
A: Creating, figuring it out, getting it over the finish line, educating girls
Q: Stuck on a deserted island? What person whom you've never met do you take with you?
A: Billy Bob Thornton (only because I hear he's really good at catching fish)
Q: You're teaching a self improvement course. What is it?
A: How to focus.
Q: You're taking a self improvement course. What is it?
A: How to teach a focus class. How to drive in Vancouver without losing it. How to write bios.
Q: Alternate career?
A: Lawyer, private investigator, judge, journalist, spa owner (or any position that delivers free treatments)
Q: Pet peeves?
A: The word entitlement, victims as a way of life, bullying, traffic, voice messages, anything paper, brussel sprouts, pick a Kardashian. (wow, that was cathartic!)
Q: Favorite quotes?
A: “The primary cause of unhappiness is not the situation, but your thoughts about it.” Eckart Tolle
There are times when all you can do is what comes next. Ruth McGillivray | Singer/Songwriter.