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Inspiration is all around ME

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When a person embarks on a great journey and makes big life changes, great things happen. I’ve said it before, change is a bitch. But, it will open your life up to endless possibilities. Stepping outside your comfort zone is not easy but believe me taking risks comes with reward. I believe the universe rewards [...]

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A shout out to the people of LA

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A shout out to the people of LA

I published a post today on Pacific Punch (titled “From DC to LA: A Transplant’s View on the Emerging Local Tech Scene”) about my experience as a transplant coming into the LA tech scene. I wrote about LA’s strong sense of community. Prior to my move, I believed that LA was a town full of [...]

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Investment banker-turned-passionate baker

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Investment banker-turned-passionate baker

Good news to share with you.  I’m now a contributing writer for Washington, DC’s popular blog, Pamela’s Punch, and its soon-to-launch sister site, Pacific Punch.  My first assignment was to interview the co-founder of Sprinkles, a popular cupcake bakery that first opened in Los Angeles.   My interviewee: Candace Nelson, a.k.a. queen of cupcakes. Admittedly, I [...]

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You live the life you create

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You live the life you create

I recently wrote a post about how I get through challenging times.  (The last few months have been a bitch, to say the least.)   Anyway, I left out an important coping mechanism for me: hearing people tell their improbable journey story.  These people inspire me to keep on keepin’ on.   Their stories offer hope and keep [...]

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The power to change

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Change is a really hard thing.  Does anyone ever want it?  Are we ever ready for it?  I mean, really?   Sure, there are a few out there who get bored easily or are constantly searching for the “golden ticket,” but most of us are satisfied (notice how I didn’t say “happy”) with complacency.  Living same [...]

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From 31 years to life….to LIFE

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It was 4:30 a.m. when B and his girlfriend went to bed after a long night of partying.  Two hours later he woke to the sound of the door rattling.  He jumped out of bed as the SWAT team came barreling through his door.  DEA agents everywhere yelling from all over the house, red dots [...]

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