My Hobby Is Dreaming Big!

When was the last time you ideated/dreamed? I’ve made a hobby of dreaming all the time. Walking down the sidewalk, making dinner, loading the dishwasher, and in the shower. I have lots of big ideas in the shower. I’m not really sure why maybe it’s because I’m in a distraction-free place so the only thing…

6 Weeks At A Startup

This week there were some ups and downs. I would say I hit the biggest roadblock this week; however, I also had some major wins to cap it off. I learned that persistence wins. I learned that mistakes are fixable. I learned that every win counts when you’re just learning to navigate a process. I…

5 Weeks At A Startup

This week was a few things. 1) It was a short week. With Thanksgiving, we crammed a lot of work into a few brief days! Nothing is quite as satisfying as accomplish 14 to-dos in one day! Amiright? 2) It was a week of data analysis. We are almost done with the first wave of…

How To Get Gritter

A few years ago I came across this fantastic Ted Talk about grit. I recently happened upon it again. Hands down one of my favorite Ted Talks ever. The speaker, Angela Lee Duckworth discusses the importance of grit in our lives. She defines grit so unique it’s almost magical. “Grit is passion and perseverance for…

Take Your Success In Stride

Today was a good day. It didn’t go as planned but I learned to roll with the punches and accomplished what I could in the time I had. While I didn’t accomplish my original goal, I found that overcoming obstacles and challenges is much more satisfying. Despite only getting a small portion of the task…