It’s all about the weather

Yep, I know. It’s cold in Chicago right now. I’ve even heard it’s colder than Antarctica but what can I say, I don’t have the ability to control the weather. So just know, I’m staying warm, I’m eating well, and I’m running the heat. What you may not know, is that you can get a…

What Praxis Taught Me

I was always told I would love college. Every single part of it. Well, maybe not the tuition, I mean who really loves that? But, I would love the classes, the community, the experiences… But no matter how much I wanted to like the thought of college; something about it always seemed off. The concept…

Days 267 – 273

Day 267 winter storms got nothing on a hot bowl of homemade chili. Day 268 My top 9 for 2019: 1) Never be “too big” to do the small jobs. 2) Telling the truth is the best policy. 3) Empowering others only ever empowers yourself. 4) Taking ownership is more important than always getting it…

Week 14 at a Startup

What I’m Learning: – One cool thing I learned at work last week: Actually learned about the Fyre Fraud from one of the co-founders. Super interesting documentary if you haven’t watched. The one on Netflix is called Fyre. The one on Hulu is called Fyre Fraud. I would recommend the Netflix one; it includes more…

Reframing Problems

A lot of people assess problems like they are personal. However, the way to solve problems is to learn how to see them objectively. Think of it like this… You are a surgeon; your biggest problem is the person you’re performing surgery on is the problem, not the surgeon you’re working with. When you approach…