Laura is the owner of Salt & Candy and is responsible for all our marketing. What better way to get to know your clients than getting your hands dirty with them? That is exactly what she did! ‘Rule 3. Meet the People You Help. As social animals, it is imperative for us to see the actual, tangible impact of our time and effort for our work to have meaning and for us to be motivated to do it even better.’ This is exactly what Laura Jane Thomas-Gilks did when she decided to go on the trip of a lifetime through Africa with Blue Sky Society.