Annie Elizabeth Flaig, Sales Director, Arrow
In Khaled Hosseini’s "A Thousand Splendid Suns", the two main female characters aspire to be "somebody" and to do "something," in a time and place during which this seemed impossible. However, they survived this time with dignity and were not impaired by resentment. In our business, we have to deal with the exhilaration of making quotas -- as well as disappointment. I aspire to be more than what can be measured by business imperatives and spreadsheets; I aspire to inspire.