Opportunities for Storytelling

I’ve heard many people say “Oh, you don’t want to hear about me, I’m boring.” That is a pet peeve of mine. NO ONE is boring. EVERYONE has a story to tell. Even if you’ve led the “typical life” and work the “typical job” and go home to the “typical family”, I know somewhere in…

The Danger of Perceived Security

During my business conference an instructor quoted Helen Keller and it struck a chord. There truly is no such thing as security. My life right now is about trying to build myself up to be as solid as possible – independent from codependency, debt, possessions, and the need for approval. During this time I’m also…

Ten Quick Things I Learned from Dr. Tererai Trent*

I just got back from the 2016 National Women’s Leadership Conference* and have returned with more laser-point focus than ever this year. I may have finally stepped far enough outside of my comfort zone to really connect with my tribe of awesome business women (and a couple men). I still owe travel posts on my trip to…

Negotiating the Non-Negotiable

The Non-Negotiable By internet definition this is something that is “not open to discussion or modification.” ┬áIn my current world this is something that hinders the development of a relationship, in other words, a deal-breaker.   Dating at 22 Ahh, to be young, most likely tipsy, broke, and relatively care-free again. ┬áRecently out of college,…