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Photography by Igor Ovsyannykov

Photography by Igor Ovsyannykov

The Power of Human Connection
Listen for a Change

That Lyft driver who picked you up this morning has a certain energy to her.  She wears the grey hairs on her head with confidence, and by the look of her hands on the steering wheel, she enjoys a combination of sterling silver and turquoise.  You make a comment about her great taste in jewelry and in return she gracefully accepts the compliment with a humbled thank you.  She asks about your day and within minutes of conversation, she shares with you a personal story about her daughter….


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On the Go Essentials
Skreetstyle

I've come to realize that I have a traveler's spirit.  Whether the destination is right around the corner, in my own mind or a trip to visit family in San Francisco, I've learned that there are things that I must have with me or I would feel incomplete.  I'm always on the go from downtown coffee shops to local art shows and book stores.  You know how you can tell a lot about a woman by what's in her purse?  Well, you can tell a lot about a man by what he carries. Life has been an adventure so far,  let's take a look at what's inside my bag…


Writing & Design Sample
Wired Magazine

Select two recent photo series from any publication and explain why you were drawn to them.

If you could have lunch with any two people, who would you choose and what would you eat? 


Photography by Ren Hang

Photography by Ren Hang

You Are Already That Person…You Just Need to Put Yourself in That Place.
JIMMIEFLORA

My battle with impostor syndrome & how one tweet changed my perspective.

Leveling up in life involves putting ourselves in uncomfortable and unfamiliar territory. We venture into new pursuits like following our dreams & furthering our careers. This may look like interning for a new company/organization, starting a job after graduating, challenging ourselves to try something new or living a life of personal growth…

How Tapping into the Power of Now Can Transform the Millennial
JIMMIEFLORA

20+ years since Eckhart Tolle released his transformative book, “The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment” and his core principles are even more paramount to this generation than it was before…