I was recently named to the Catalyst “Top 25 Entrepreneurs”.
Tonight is the awards dinner at the Atlantic Station Ballroom. This award might indicate that I am among the most influential Entrepreneurs in the Southeast. This evening we find out where I stand in this motivated group of business athletes.
But, I am more excited over this evening because my oldest daughter Haley Anne has agreed to be my date. This is another opportunity for Haley Anne to see me in action from a business context, and be around successful people that consistently demonstrate best business practices.
We had a magical moment a few days ago.
Joanne and I took Haley Anne shopping for a new dress for the event. I had never seen (or, comprehended that it was even possible) Haley Anne do the pirouette thing. She was looking in the mirror; absently swept her hair off of her forehead; cocked her head to the side; and, gracefully spun on her toe. She looked right at me and just beamed! She had found a great dress; she knew she looked terrific; and, it was so natural.
Haley Anne went from being my “Silly Lady Bug” to letting me have a glimpse of the young lady that was emerging.
This evening is transitional in so many ways.
Peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.
Brian Patrick Cork