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My friends call me: Anita
I am the: Practice Elevation Director at Alcon
I joined the OWA in:2023
Words my colleagues use to describe me are:Passionate, Energetic, High-Energy, Fun, Committed
The career advice I would give my 18-year-old self is:Find your WHY, Embrace it, Live it and never doubt yourself or the value you bring!
When I think about my career, I'm most excited about:Inspiring teams to realize that the small incremental changes toward elevating their skills will result in a big impact on the value they bring to their colleagues and customers.
Daily, I read:My Devotion App to start my day off with a positive mindset. Of course, email is always waiting for me to manage the rest of the day.
My theme song is:Don't Stop Believin' by Journey
I recommend:Surrounding yourself with people that have a positive mindset. Those people that see the glass half-full instead of half-empty. It will impact how you show up to work with your colleagues and the customers you serve. Most importantly, it will bring more happiness and joy to your personal life. These are the people that look for ways to accomplish the hard things. This quote from Kara Lawson, Coach for the Duke Women's Basketball team, sums it up nicely, "We all wait for things in life to get easier. It will never get easier. What happens is you handle hard better. If you go around waiting for stuff to be easier in life - it's never going to happen. If you have a meaningful pursuit in life, it will never be easy - It goes to the people who handle hard well. So don't be discouraged if things are hard, they are supposed to be."