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by Kristy Rice

It can be difficult to put into words the impact of a moment.  How can I describe a collection of stories, laughter, conversation that courses through my mind like strong coffee on a clear, sunny morning?  Inspiration is plenty these days.  It seems we don’t need to seek it out, it finds us.  However, what we do with that inspiration once its initial novelty wears away, is what speaks of our true entrepreneurial nature. If you’ve followed my blog for some time you may have heard me speak of these Engage experiences.  I am back from Grand Cayman and while […]

Woke up today and realized I have been on the road since June.  Deep breath, deep breath, deep breath… now what?  This year so far has brought larger that life celebrations, education, artistic exploration, endearing couples and immense learning.  An appreciation for place and precious time and all that can be done  sweeps over me and I am instantly grateful. Just back from a magical 5 days in Grand Cayman, I sit here, laptop armed, twitter feed spinning and sketchbook by my side.  I am instantly moved as I am every morning to see what is going on…catch up, ensure […]

If you missed my first Engage recap earlier this week, take a look here but now, onto the sketches!  This was my 6th Engage experience and if you have followed along over the years you know, that I take notes in sketches.  Armed with sketchbook, my trusted Sharpie pen and watercolor pencils, I embrace each session with my eyes and ears.  As the sessions evolve I am intently moving from sketch to written notes, back and forth to create a crazy collection of information that I refer to again and again long after Engage has passed.  I must thank the […]

Last week had the honor of attending Engage!10 at The Breakers in West Palm Beach.  Read more here about my love of these wedding industry symposiums… Rebecca and Kathryn asked me this time around to sketch each speaker…Many know that my way of experiencing the day and plethora of information shared is to sketch while I take notes.  It is easy to find inspiration since everyone is dressed always beautifully and emits the most creative energy imaginable… Here is my look at some favorites from the nearly 40 speaker sketches I created! Later this week I will share the live […]

Logo sketch created for Engage!10 swag bag For those of you who follow my posts regularly, you know that my twice a year dose of industry inspiration are the Engage symposiums expertly orchestrated by Rebecca Grinnals and Kathryn Arce of Engaging Concepts. In June I was lucky enough to be immersed in the vibrancy and grace that for me defines the Cayman Islands. Read more here and here to catch up a bit with my Engage story. The short of it is that I have built my business with the best of the best as my mentors and friends all […]