ENTREPRENEURs

nikki soohoo, entrepreneur

I'm an actress predominantly in the Film and TV industry, best known for my roles in: "Stick It," the gymnastic movie, "The Lovely Bones," directed by Peter Jackson, and "Bring It On: Fight to the Finish," the cheerleading movie. My Passion Planner is like my second, less forgetful, brain. I've always valued balancing my career with other important aspects of life. My favorite part about Passion Planner is that I wholeheartedly love every single thing about it. From the company values, to the product itself, I love what Passion Planner contributes to this world. It keeps me organized and helps me remember all the tasks I need to do for all of my different projects. Passion Planner has helped me create a blueprint for the ideal life I'd like to live and remind me I can achieve it.

  • Be patient, kind + gentle with yourself. We are all a constant work in progress.
  • My Passion Planner is like my second, less forgetful, brain. It keeps me organized and helps me remember all the tasks I need to do for all of my different projects.

LUCAS ALCALDE, FOUNDER OF KEGS & CODE

My name is Lucas Alcalde, I am the founder of Kegs & Code Co.. I'm from Brazil but now I live near Seattle, WA. I love craft beer, making beer and running my business. After our Brew Journal project was funded on Kickstarter, there are so many things we have been working on. :) Besides coordinating manufacturing, distribution and growth of our small company; we have so many other things going on. Most of our projects are about giving back; and the level of connectivity and loyalty we achieved with our Kickstarter backers was so amazing that we are stoked to continue to produce free content for our community.

  • Every transformation always gets worse before it gets better, it’s supposed to be that way.
  • Planner has helped me not only stay on top of the millions of hats I have to juggle as a start-up entrepreneur but also to plan sweet getaways with my fiancé. :)

christine apa, ceo of awaken arts

My name is Christine Apa and I am the founder and CEO of Awaken Arts, a full time pup parent and a laughing aficionado. My Passion Planner is the one thing that keeps me laser focused on the direction of my nonprofit. Passion Planner has helped me realize I didn't really ask for what I wanted or needed to move Awaken Arts to the next level. I have done so many things in my life, but nothing has been more rewarding than fully investing in my passions and I hope that you all take that next step and go in the direction of your dreams.

  • Do not isolate, but go out there and motivate. Sometimes things don't go right for me either, so as a break and to get out of my own head, I help someone else out.
  • Passion Planner has helped me realize I didn't really ask for what I wanted or needed to move Awaken Arts to the next level. I was always afraid that people would say no to helping me. And I was pleasantly surprised that people said yes more often than not

SIOBHAN BARNES, NEON LIFE SOCIETY

I feel blessed daily to be living out my passion by sharing a way of life that fertilizes happiness and well-being. As a Nutritionist and trainer, I am working with varieties of diverse people to inspire a way of living with higher standards for self-care. I am co-founder of an exercise program called "Clubz Fitness" which will be featured on SpikeTv's new show "Sweat Inc". Anything outdoors or challenging activities to make the mind and body sweat get me going. I probably spend more time in the kitchen than my bedroom.

  • Too often we get stuck in auto-pilot, doing things for the sake of it. The Passion Planner actually stops you in your tracks and makes sure you're prioritising what's REALLY important to you
  • Control the things you can control. Let go of the rest.

caroline bui, sports chiropractor

My name is Dr. Caroline T. Bui. I am a Sports Chiropractor from Huntington Beach, but now I am in San Diego, Ca. I use my Passion Planner just like everyone else. I bring out stacks of highlighters, colored pens, and I just hardcore doodle it out. I throw in post-its, labels, stickers sometimes, and best of all, just have fun with it. There’s no wrong way to fill it out. Passion Planner helped me build the foundation of my practice. It kept all of my goals in one convenient place, and made sure I completed them. Passion Planner has helped me dominate my dreams.

  • Find a book, get inspired, learn a new language, learn how to cook, write, pick up an instrument.. get yourself on a plane somewhere exciting and learn about something new. Sometimes one tiny decision can lead to great discoveries and the greatest people. 
  • I fill out most of my day with patient’s appointments and work, and I put all the dates and times of the SD Charger games in there. Die. Hard. Fan. #boltup

MICHELLE CARIGMA, STYLE BLOGGER

Hello! I'm Michelle. I run a blog called Modern Fit which is a mixture of fitness and style. I am currently working on a women empowerment movement, style projects with Finish Line & working with freelancers for my own blog content.

  • I use my Passion Planner for literally everything. I use it for work, blogging & personal reasons. I also sketch out all my ideas on the note pages provided!
  • Don't put on more tasks than you can handle. It's tempting wanting to be more productive using a Passion Planner!

ALEXANDRA ELLE, AUTHOR

My name is Alexandra Elle, I am a 26 year old author, momma + full time maker of things. I use my Passion Planner for scheduling out my day(s) + reflecting on my months. I really enjoy the ability to look back on the month prior and revisit goals/intentions/etc. What keeps me motivated is knowing that change is good + everything won't be how we planned all of the time. That alone inspires me to be patient and open to the lessons of the universe. Passion Planner has helped me be more creative with how I document my time.

  • Be patient, kind + gentle with yourself. We are all a constant work in progress.
  • Have fun, be creative + use lots of different color pens!

TRICIA HUFFMAN, JOYOLOGISt

Tricia Huffman, aka Your Joyologist, is passionate about truly living and loving life. While living out her first dream as a touring sound engineer she saw a need to implement a healthier, and more grounding environment on tour, so she created her Joyology to keep artists happy, healthy, and inspired while on grueling tours. She has toured with notable artsts including Jason Mraz, Colbie Caillat, and Natalie Cole. She now works with everyone from Grammy Award winning artists to stay at home moms, worldwide, to implement a healthier lifestyle, cultivate a greater self love and keep them in integrity with who they want to be in the world.

  • My favorite part of the planner is the Good Things That Happened section each week. This space reminds me to celebrate each baby step and gives me a space to reflect on them.
  • The Passion Planner has made me more accountable to myself and my goals whether they be to write a blog, launch my kickstarter, or get a massage.

JEIMY MOONRISE, ENTREPRENEUR

My name is Jeimy, pronounced Jamie. I was born in Guatemala + raised in DC/MD. I’ve been a middle school English teacher (so fun!) for the past five years and I am ½ of Moonrise District. What’s so great about my Passion Planner it that it showcases both of my passions so well. One week, it will be filled with school work, meeting reminders, lesson notes, and funny quotes from my students and the next week it could be inspiration collages for future shoots, product photos deadlines and reminders about shoot locations we’d like to check out. Passion Planner has helped me juggle both of my insanely time consuming passions!

  • One week, it will be filled with school work, meeting reminders, lesson notes, and funny quotes from my students and the next week it could be inspiration collages for future shoots, product photos deadlines...
  • It takes more energy to feel down and upset about things than it does to do something about it.