We regularly ask our interviewees what makes them happy because at the end of the day, what else really matters? We’ve highlighted some of the responses below.

Christine Galetto | Casual Magic Founder

Working with my hands, flexing my creativity, but above all, bringing people joy. I started Casual Magic because I was looking for a creative outlet – I wanted to get out of my head and just create. But over the years, it’s become so much more than that. I want people to feel something when they open up their purchase from Casual Magic. I want them to feel something every time they pass that shelf holding my ring dish or walk by their new wall hanging – I want to bring them joy. Helping to bring a little bit of joy into this world, until someone’s life and home, that makes me happy. Read more>>

Haruka Ishii | Singer-Songwriter

Completing a song that feels like I said more than I could in “normal” sentences makes me happy. Whether it be because I have something holding me back from saying something to a certain person, or just the fact that it is unexplainable and cannot be fully captured without song, this feeling brings me so much joy. Hearing it as a fully produced song is definitely the cherry on top but even keeping them in my own secret world brings me peace. Read more>>

Deirdre Orr | Certified Career Coach, Resume Whisperer & HR Consultant

What truly makes me happy each day is being in the position to change people’s lives. As a certified career coach and resume writer, I have the privilege of helping job seekers land opportunities of a lifetime. In turn they are able to better provide for their families, have fulfillment in their careers, and most of all they get to do it on their own terms. Read more>>