Sylvia Jo’s Friday Favorites

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Happy Friday Everyone! As I make it through the week, I am making a point to note my favorite personal moments–because it’s important to focus on the good stuff that happens in life. Additionally I’m posting my favorite blog, new blogger, video, and app for the week. Who knows, maybe something here will be helpful to you. I hope so.

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Keep Language Simple to Reach a Larger Audience


I’m a member of a club that helps develop public speaking and leadership skills. A very small, but fun, part of the meeting is the “Word of the Day” that we are challenged to use during the meeting.

While it’s fun to learn new, complex words and figure out ways to use them in the meeting, I recently admitted to a fellow club member that I rarely use the words again.

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Waiting For Inspiration?


At first look this quote by Chuck Close, a very talented and revered artist of our time, is a put off.

It definitely made quite a few of my optimistic, full of life, and motivating Facebook friends march full force on my page, RIDE OR DIE,  to prove the case for inspiration and how EVERYBODY needs it. Continue reading