It caught me off guard during a recent conversation with a friend, So you’ve always worked for yourself? Having reformatted my professional story following the advice of Cindy Pain, a remarkable career coach, I didn’t realize how much my professional story now very much resembled an iceberg. Seemingly giant on the top but more than half of its true size hidden. Following the statement, I found…
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Another year for the history books. October marks the end of my twenty-eighth year. Each year I enjoy the opportunity to pause and look back at the year that was and think about what has happened. Twenty-eighth was an eventful and challenging year that required me to practice the art of resilience and take on new responsibilities. Like any good year should be, it featured moderate…
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What scares you? No, I’m not talking about “Fear Factor” level stuff. I’m thinking more along the lines of smaller everyday things that can’t potentially result in death or make you sick. Things such as public speaking, meeting new people, asking for a raise, or searching for a new job. These things, we all have them, opportunities or ideas that make us a little nervous and…
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TLDR Version: The “entrepreneur-in-residence” program I participated in at Impact Hub Seattle ended this month. I received first-hand experience learning what makes a coworking space an ideal work environment and learned more about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. This entry is also part of my “daily writing exercise” and “publish something” initiative.” Feedback welcome! Work is changing; its form is no longer confined…
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After two years of helping empower some of the world’s leading nongovernmental organizations (NGO) with technology to change the world, I’m shifting gears in 2016 to search for new opportunities. The choice not to renew my contract was a tough one but after doing a bit of soul searching and asking myself a few tough questions about my client’s business, I determined the time was right…
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