I haven’t written over here in some time. Many great things have been coming about in the past months and thinking about the future is making me come alive. This is a lengthy update post. Professionally, I am still employed at Advantage Media Group, although we did launch a partnership with Forbes Media , creating the […]Read more "Life Update: Something’s Making Me Come Alive"
I’m on a lot of weekly thought-provoking email lists. One of my favorites is Isaac Morehouse’s. Isaac is the Founder and CEO of Praxis, a remarkable company tearing the traditional education and career paradigm to pieces. Seriously, if you don’t know what it is, click the link and share it with someone you know who […]Read more "Thankfully, I Didn’t Listen To Mr. Stranger’s Bad Advice"
June 29th, 2016, we had the perfect kitty, Loki. Just look at her. What she’s laying on is a spare, essentially brand new mattress we have had for two years, and as a result of us living in a 550 Sq Ft one bedroom apartment, it has served as our headboard for that time. Basically, though, […]Read more "Our Cat That We Love Is Literally Pissing Us Off"
I was recently reminded about how much I hate so many common platitudes parroted to people everyday as wise “advice”. I knew immediately that instead of posting a rant on Facebook, these would make an excellent blog series to keep me busy. As a reminder, you’ll see songs or lyrics near and dear to my […]Read more "Unconditional Love Doesn’t Exist, And You Really Don’t Want It To"
One of my biggest peeves, aside from people saying “pet peeve” when “peeve” alone means “annoy, irritate” and “pet” doesn’t actually add anything but a colloquial massage, is the frequently parroted phrase “perception is reality.” It’s said by women and men delivering keynote addresses at important, transformational conferences. It’s spoken by CEOs to Leadership teams […]Read more "Perception Is Not Reality."
I am a music enthusiast, and a Dream Theater one at that. There are few other experiences that impact me as emotionally as experiencing music. I choose the word “experiencing” intentionally; most people just listen to it. I love the poetry that can exist with lyrics (not that all lyrics are poetic). I love the way music […]Read more "5 Dream Theater Songs That Mean The World To Me"
The fight for $15/ hour minimum wage has been working at their campaign for years. In fact, they were working at it when I entered the work force in 2009 at the age of 16. I was elated to gain employment at Taco Bell earning $6.55/ hr. Everyone who worked with me would tell you […]Read more "If Only The “Fight For $15/hr”Lobby Improved Their Job Skills Instead of Their Activism"