A big part of making decisions is determining what our actions and choices have been inspired by. So we asked decision makers from the community to tell us about what they are inspired by.

Tom Lasley | Artist

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Peter D. Adams | Landscape & Travel Photographer

The sky has always been one my biggest inspirations. We spend so much time walking around staring at our shoes and not taking note of the sky. The sky provides us subtle changes in light and color which can transform a scene from minute to minute, hour to hour, day to day, and season to season. Taking note of these changes can mean revisiting the same place for photography can reap new rewards. In much of my work, I have allowed a greater emphasis to the sky to reflect my inspiration. I also find the sky offers some kind of hopefulness, something we need in these trying times. Read more>>

TeNita Ballard | I offer Meal Prep Services & Feed The Community Physically & Spiritually

I’m inspired by helping people. I serve in all areas of my life. I serve diverse communities on my 9-5. I serve at my church, with my sorority and community. If I see a gap, I try to find ways to offer my services. I started a meal prep business during Covid, I sell meals and go into the community once a month to feed the homeless. It feels good to offer my services to people in need. I also pray from them and that’s why I say that I feed people physically and spiritually. Read more>>