How do we create something exceptional? As I browse through the countless projects on my computer, I can easily see a subtle progression of both skill and thought. We all have to start somewhere. The jumping off point is generally the hardest to reach. We wait for hours, days, or often weeks waiting for inspiration […]Read More Stop Settling
Here’s a nifty little fact, everyone has expectations. Expectations mean pressure. The type of pressure varies from situation to situation, but gives that same uncomfortable feeling. At my work I have noticed a few different types of people in high-pressure situations. Leaders: Everyone circle the wagons, these people are taking charge. These are the people […]Read More The Pressure’s On!
Things change quickly. Sometimes more quickly than we can process immediately. Here’s a fun fact for you: 96 hours ago I wasn’t moving. 96 hours ago, I was sitting on a stool, reading a book. Then the phone rang. In ten minutes on my phone, it was decided that I’m moving. So here I sit, […]Read More Packing Panic (?)
Feeling lost? Insecure, perhaps? As I packed my little bag of tools, lessons, contacts, and dreams after graduation; I ventured into the unknown. I know what you’re thinking. How can you be in the unknown? You have an internship. You have a future. You would be correct, my friend (to an extent). I do have […]Read More Post-Graduation Confusion
You click the “send” button. Suddenly your temperature spikes and there is a butterfly riot in your stomach. Anxiety. We all know that feeling. I recently sent off a couple of emails, in hopes of getting an interview. I know what you’re thinking, that doesn’t sound so bad…right? A few things I have learned from […]Read More “Send” Button Anxiety
Remember your first college class? It’s the same drill every time: name, major, something interesting about yourself. So let me guess, your name is _____. Your major is (probably business), and you like sports? Prepare to be lost in the crowd of classmates. The sad fact is, this happens to far too many of us. […]Read More Being Different
Help! I have been swallowed by the back cubicle! We all have that one storage space in our office that is the equivalent of a black hole. If you have misplaced something, chances are it will magically reappear there. But why does that area have to be such a hazard? We all need storage space. […]Read More Storage Space S.O.S.
Work: this is a daily thing for most of us now. Today my twelve year old sister was texting me while she was at home doing her chores. At twelve, she tends to forget that I have a job, and asked me what I was doing. I responded, telling her that I was working. She […]Read More Superhero Status
I am a classic over-thinker. A perfectionist to the core, I analyze the details down to the smallest component imaginable. I have known this fact for years, and it is one of my biggest flaws. Every day is a new battle with my obsession with details. Now, I’m not saying being detail-oriented is a bad […]Read More Go Forth and Create!