“The world bursts at the seams with people ready to tell you you’re not good enough. On occasion some may be correct. But do not so their work for them. Seek any job; ask anyone out; pursue any goal. Don’t take it personally when they say ‘no’ – they may not be smart enough to […]

“For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.”

supposedly F. Scott Fitzgerald in Benjamin Button. I can definitely attribute this to the screenplay, Google isn’t giving me a clear answer on if it is original to the book or not :)

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

3 things I am grateful for: Cute animal videos on youtube & the fact that I can watch them at work. The kind of coworkers who are incredibly talented and who will stay with me in the office for 12+ hours to crank out last minute reporting with a smile on their face. Friends who […]