To the Creatives

To the “creatives” stuck in a cubicle. To the “free thinkers” trapped in a box. To the “multipotentialites” who don’t fit, stand out, rebel, and disrupt. Believing you would be the catalyst for change. Believing your ideas would be the beginning of a new era....

The Thing About Courage

Courage is complicated. Sometimes we have it, and sometimes we don’t. Sometimes it inspires us, and sometimes it scares us. Here is what I learned about courage that helped me quit my job. 4 Keys to Unlocking Your Courage 1 TRUST. In order to be courageous you have to...

The Power of Going “All In”

The Power of Going “All In” (as taught by my 6 year old) An amazing thing happened last week. After 2 months of swimming lessons, my timid, cautious little girl FINALLY dunked her head under water.  Now, this may not be a big deal for some, but for her it was...

The Looks

I’ll never forget the looks on people’s faces walking down the monochromatic hallways.  Often robotic, expressionless, lifeless, even after coffee.  I’d pass a friend or familiar stranger and we’d exchange a laugh, a pleasantry or muse about the weather and...

The Cold, Hard Facts

FACT.  I didn’t “run away” from a soul sucking job, I chose to “run toward” what really matters.  This is what I know for sure: My partner didn’t deserve to take on the toxicity I felt day after day.  My home didn’t deserve to be filled with the...

Thank You

Thank you for challenging my core values and professional ethics. Thank you for making me second guess how much of myself I brought to work every day. Thank you for passing me over on that promotion. If you hadn’t, I’d still be putting up with your...