In the most unlikely of places ...

January 4, 2013

One important way to further one's personal growth is to continuously strive to remain challenged in life's endeavors and, perhaps most importantly, resist the urge to settle into complacency.  An individual that implements this mentality has a greater likelihood to identify possibility and opportunity - even in the most unlikely of places.

My morning meeting consisted of a video that is an embodiment of just that - the ability to see beauty and opportunity in something that is not necessarily apparent at first glance.  While reading the newspaper one morning, this individual saw a picture of birds on the electric wire.  Cutting out the photo - this individual decided to make a song, using the exact location of the birds as notes.  A perfect example of what results if we just open our eyes (and ears) a bit wider... Enjoy!


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Written by Sigalle Barness

Sigalle Barness is the Vice President of Content and a member of’s Executive Team. Sigalle provides business strategy and leadership to the company and directly manages Lawline’s accreditation, programming and production operations. Sigalle also analyzes market trends and applies insights to develop and execute written and video content including online educational programming, email marketing, social media campaigns, press releases, blog articles and large scale live events. Sigalle graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University and holds a B.A. in English. She received her J.D. in 2010 from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, NY. Sigalle is admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey. She is also an active member of the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA), and is the former Chair of ACLEA’s Programming Special Interest Group (2013 – 2015) and National Provider Special Interest Group (2015 - 2017). Before joining Lawline in March 2012, Sigalle litigated civil claims in areas such as landlord tenant, breach of contract and tax lien and mortgage foreclosures actions. She also handled transactional matters such as drafting residential and commercial leases, demand letters, and client conflict waivers. Sigalle is an avid lover of music, video games, blogging, asking questions and all things food. She is also fluent in Hebrew and enjoys writing fiction, traveling and scuba diving.


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