Startups Will Kill You

The title isn’t a bait and switch. Startups will kill you. If you don’t believe me, look around the Web. Startups fail every day. Those working for them will tell you how stressful, eventful, and heartbreaking they are to work for. Every day may be your last and that type of mentality in a job […]

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How Not to Treat Customers

My friends and I decided to hold a semi-business meeting at Viewhouse during Happy Hour and after it. Two of us arrived shortly after Happy Hour started and ordered four drinks at the rooftop bar. I ordered two Vodka Cranberries – my go to drink for Happy Hour. My friend ordered two glasses of wine, […]

Try Something New

This past weekend, I tried snowboarding for the first time. As a former athlete turned fat person, you can imagine how hard it was. I was out of breath, miserable, fell over more times than I can count and tweaked my ankle a bit. But, you know what? I had the best time of my […]

My Favorite YouTube Channels

YouTube is one of the best ways to learn, laugh and grow. You can learn just about anything by watching YouTube videos, you can laugh with any number of videos dedicated to fails, cats or anything in between; you can grow by watching inspiration and creativity flourish online. My Favorite YouTube Channels Here are my […]

The Best of Farting Preacher

Farting Preacher is by far one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen on YouTube.  Introduced to me by an ex, I often forget about it until I reminded about it again. Check Out Farting Preacher Comment and let me know how much you laughed!

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Why Nobody Values Your Time

  Nobody values time anymore, especially when it’s your time. Your time is valuable no matter what anybody tells you.Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule Bosses, friends and even family will tell you that it’s not. They’ll convince you by unloading work on you, by quilting you and by ignoring their own tasks for you to […]

Brian Williams Raps!

How did I not know about this before? This video has been cracking me up for days: Then, I find out, it’s something Jimmy Fallon has been doing for awhile now! This is a must watch video!

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Why I Hate Collaborative Spaces

It’s no secret I hate collaborative spaces. Let me re-phrase that: I hate full-time collaborative spaces.Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule I believe that certain jobs, like my own in the writing industry, need quiet time and space to achieve maximum results. When editing my own work, I find it increasingly difficult to work around other […]

Preview: Open Office – Friend or Foe?

The Next Web recently posted an interesting article titled: The open office: Friend or foe to startup success?. “The noise pollution level in open office environments is especially high, meaning it can be harder for your workers to concentrate on their tasks. A study by Cornell University found exposure to high levels of noise in the […]

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Why I Still Play World of Warcraft

As a woman who’s spent the last 10 years forging a career and name for myself in the copywriting, technical writing and blogging world, I still get people who like at my sideways when I tell them I played Warcraft. They think I’m crazy, that I’m wasting my time and that it’s a joke. But […]