Sponge Mode: Activated.

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: Boss School is, without a doubt, the most insane experience of my life to date. More insane than jumping out of an airplane. Since the course started at the end of March, I have had so many lightbulb moments, so many breakthroughs, so many insanely […]

Happy Anniversary, Chicago.

One year ago today, I packed up everything I could fit in my car, took my last final at USF, and hit the highway to Orlando. I spent the night at my parents house and hit the road first thing in the morning for my new life in Chicago. Okay so technically my anniversary with […]

It’s not a joke.

A year ago today, I was in “the cove.” It’s the dining room at Charley’s Steakhouse in Tampa that has all the fishing rods on the ceiling. I was an opener, in the middle of stuffing blue cheese olives and replenishing (read: stealing from the servers) the to-go boxes for the bar when my phone […]

From mentee to mentor – an interesting change of pace.

I’ve talked about how important it is to find a mentor, in fact, it happens to be one of my favorite topics. Without the handful of people that are invested in my success, I’m not entirely sure that I’d be where I am today. I can tell you that without Penelope Trunk, my resume would […]

Finding a balance (part two)

Today I experienced a phenomenon that I didn’t really anticipate. Today I felt like a rookie.  For so long, I’ve kind of been the go-to gal for various things. At school, I was the go-to gal on my team for my capstone course because I was the account exec for our client. So everyone came […]