On Being Brave

This morning I listened to a TED talk about why we need to train our girls to be brave. For me, I’ve always been encouraged to do wild things. To climb higher, to try something new, to run faster, to dream bigger. However, the reality is that this upbringing isn’t normal for most girls. Most…

How To Leverage Your Success

I’m not going to lie. This week has been filled with lots of really cool accomplishments. Monday my ALV article went live; it got a lot more attention than we expected. Yesterday, I sat down pounded out some personal goals and created a game plan to help me chase them in a way that will…

An Actual Elevator Pitch

Today, I had the chance to give an actual elevator pitch. I was returning to the workspace after fetching some coffee from the 2nd floor when someone asked what startup I work with. I was a little taken aback. I replied and naturally, they asked what we do. I gave a brief description; before I…

WHY I CHOSE NOT TO GO TO COLLEGE (AND WHAT I DID INSTEAD)

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein Education is one of those seemingly simple but very complex situations. At the root, education is supposed to teach us something. Nowhere in its…

Sunday Haiku

Christmas is coming. It’s cinnamon roll season. Time to deck the halls.