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May 5, 2020

This is a recap of Episode 2 of Let's Try This Instead, a podcast hosted by yours truly.

In this episode I talk about how a cold email led me to not one but TWO partnerships with major brands, why being aggressive is o.k., how to make the most out of your existing netwo...

April 15, 2020

This is a recap of Episode1 of Let's Try This Instead, a podcast hosted by yours truly.

If you’ve ever had a job search that sucked today’s episode is for you! Maybe you’re in the midst of one right now and don’t know what to do next. From getting ghosted to getting can...

April 6, 2020

Originally published on Medium

I recently took a hiatus from social media.

At this point I could lie and say it was because of lent (always a good excuse), but it was actually because I lost a competition I thought I should have won.

I wore a purple suit in honor of Kobe,...

March 6, 2019

(This originally appeared on Refinery 29)

Maybe you've been there before: You're sitting somewhere, nervous, phone in hand, waiting for it to ring. Maybe you just spent what felt like forever finding a quiet place with good service, or triple checking that your phone wa...

October 17, 2018

"Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right."- Henry Ford

Perception is a powerful thing.

It is your way of understanding your life and the world around you. A positive outlook has been known to transform almost any circumstance- but how exact...

June 25, 2018

“I’ve applied for countless jobs, it’s been 6 months and I haven’t found anything” HELP

This was the question that was posed to me recently while I was speaking at a conference. Unfortunately it isn’t the first time I’ve been asked the exact same thing, so I decided to...

April 10, 2018

Inspiration can happen anywhere. Even in a checkout line. 

A recent shopping trip to Ulta resulted in me meeting a young woman by the name of Cora that I had to write about. It was a hat and no make up kind of day and I seemingly looked like any other regular custo...

March 21, 2018

It's 7:00 a.m. and you've accomplished 65% of what you needed to for the day.

How is that possible?


O.k. so I love sleep, like really really love sleep- almost more than wine, chocolate, and anything on Bravo.

BUT, sleep is kind of paralyzing. 

I became t...

March 6, 2018

I often get asked what made me start my company. Although there are many reasons, there is one that is quite simple- I felt like people were being lied to.  Bamboozled, HoodWinked, Totally Screwed.. and not in a good way.

I got my first glimpse of reality in college, wh...

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