40 Under Forty: Talitha Franggos
Age 38, Manchester resident
Account Executive, Cross Insurance Agency; Owner/Founder, Humble Warrior Power Yoga
Family: I live with my husband Danny, who is a Manchester Firefighter.
High school: ConVal Regional High School
College/post grad degrees: Trident Technical College, Charleston, S.C.
What is the best career advice you ever received?
What comes at you in life is not in your control. The only thing you CAN control is how you respond to it. We must remember that yes, there will be times of hardship. Yes, sometimes things can be downright awful. Yes, people can be terribly mean. But just because life is hard doesn’t mean how you navigate through it has to be. You can rise above because you are stronger than anything life can throw your way as long as you show up. This is your life – be present. Show up. Foster a growth mindset and go after what you want. If you don’t know how to achieve a goal, you FIGURE IT OUT.
What motivates you to give back to your community?
It truly does take a village. If I can help one person – one life – to breathe easier because I showed up, then we all succeed. We must understand that the ripple effect of positivity is a powerful force …