Monthly Archives: March 2012

NYC Half Marathon

Some of the most satisfying and enriching things I have participated in I decided upon on a whim. Studying abroad in China, running in the NYC Half Marathon– both of these substantial commitments were made based on some fleeting desire of mine that I acted on in the moment to lock myself into a future […]

Spring Break is Over

I’ve given myself some time off from anything that resembled a classroom since graduating from college *gulp* two years ago. I figured that I had worked hard and reaped the results in the form of an interesting job in New York so I deserved a bit of time off from learning. I’ve had fun on […]

Spring Break is Over

On Wednesday I overcame my intense dislike of walking into a room full of people I don’t know (if only I was kidding) and went to my first General Assembly class. GA is a coworking/education space that quite frankly seems way too cool for me to be hanging around (I’m going to have to get […]

“People don’t buy what you do; people buy why you do it.”

“If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears.” -From the great TED talk by Simon Sinek (HT Charlie O’Donnell) Yesterday there was “Why I Left Google“, today […]