Category Archives: Personal Struggles/ Victories

These blogs address my personal struggle and victories in my professional pursuits. The success of a start-up is frequently about the mental confidence and belief of the visionary.

Grit, Practice, and Rewriting – The True Creative Genius

This is a great blog entry about creative genius. For all the times I’ve been frustrated that development of our model for this project has taken so long I am comforted by this blog. Creative genius is all about grit, … Continue reading

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Book Review – “What Do You Do With An IDEA?”

Pursuing your own business, especially one as big as mine, one can get discouraged. In my dark hours I pull out this children’s picture book and read it out loud to myself. While I don’t think I’ve gotten through it … Continue reading

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As of today, the business plan, one-sheet, and

As of today, the business plan, one-sheet, and project framework are as done as they can be until partnerships emerge that influence some specifics.  I have just entered the search for financing. Each step has been a steep learning curve … Continue reading

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CSI – Epistemic Frame

http://youtu.be/xHjm68krc9M About 12 years ago I designed an elaborate learning experience for all of the science students at our highschool; we set up a Crime Scene Investigation on campus. Before the victim was “found dead” in the back halls of … Continue reading

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Vulnerability

I just watched a fantastic TED talk about the power of vulnerability.  http://www.ted.com/playlists/77/new_to_ted.html As she spoke I saw a similar journey to mine through my 30’s.  The struggle to say “I am enough,” and “This is who I am. Sit … Continue reading

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Why do I write?

I’ve been reading Flannery O’Connor, an impressive female writer from the 50’s whose wisdom transcends time. Here is a quote that moved me today, “I write, because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.” I … Continue reading

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Graduation

Graduation is a milestone. A notable stage change in life.  It is mixed with the bittersweet emotions of saying goodbye to one stage and stepping into a new one; especially when you consider the overwhelming sense of loss as you … Continue reading

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