Who is Holly?
Holly Nagel, based in Chicago, Illinois, is an award winning balloon artist, decorator and sculptor with nearly 30 years professional experience in the communications, customer service and entertainment industries.
In addition, she
is a successful entrepreneur and has owned her
own company since 2002.
Through a series of events Holly
ended up living a life (and making a living in life!) by doing some of her
did not plan all this (who could?), it all grew out of her
has always had the gift of gab and in elementary school would constantly get in trouble for her
would get punished and sent to the back of the classroom, but always managed to make new friends back there, too.
report cards included teacher comments that said: "Holly
is an excellent student, but she
is too social in class."
Pursuing all her
passions has allowed Holly
the unique privilege of living a truly wonderful life.
Along the way to creating a successful company (through nonverbal communication and customer service), raising a son, and otherwise being involved in a millieu of endeavors, projects and relationships, she's
learned a few things, but hasn't always learned her
lessons easily or quickly.
In an effort to help others shorten their learning curve and live lives that are effective, multifaceted and always expanding, she
shares some tips in her
blog Unpoppable, Unstoppable.
The writing bug has always been with her
and over the years she
has interviewed some very interesting women that manage to combine many factors to live full lives.
She shares them in her blog series WAM: Women Around Me.Furthermore,as many writers have done, Holly has had many different kinds of professional experiences including having flown over 1,000 flights and having worked in the event industry for nearly 30 years.
has developed some opinions, so, more recently, she
has started writing about her
travel and event experiences in her
blog series Seconds to Sanity: Travel & Event Planning Tips & Tricks.
Giving back to her
community is very important and Holly
has been a volunteer recreational therapist at Allendale Association
for years, encouraging the kids in various entertainment and workshop formats, from balloons to writing.
is an accomplished business woman, wife of over 20 years and mother of one.
© Copyright 2014 - Holly Nagel