When I first embarked on reinventing myself, I didn’t have many stories, insights, and lessons from the journey to reinvention. I often felt alone or like the crazy one that lost his way. However, that doesn’t have to be the case for you. Reinvention is challenging enough on its own, we don’t need to feel alone or like we have lost our way. This blog will help you learn from my experiences and those I have had the opportunity to learn from. This is the blog I wish I would have been able to follow and read when I first embarked on the journey to reinvention.
A couple of weeks ago I had a great conversation with a friend about finding the clarity to see new opportunities. Thinking back to when I made my decision to leave my corporate career, I really could not have ever imagined the journey that I have been on for the last four years. Although I […]
In this blog post, I write about my interview with Clipboard + founder, Kevin Merlini. He shares his experiences in putting together the start-up team and the lessons he learned along the way.
Recently my good friend Punit and I decided to take up golf. I started out by going to the driving range and renting a club. A week later I bought my first set of golf clubs. Two weeks after that I’m having a great time with the sport. This has been an incredibly valuable experience […]
Mistakes are often avoided for fear of failure and other undesirable consequences. However, mistakes are the feedback by which we learn how to improve our techniques and approaches. Mistakes are the building blocks to success and avoiding them directly affects your chances of greater success.
Failing is a part of learning, however, we often hesitate to do it. We fear failing big and minimize the effort so any pending failure is minimized as well. In this blog post, I discuss a personal experience where I learned the power of making mistakes like I meant to and how it lead to spectacular results.
The sixth experience of my new year’s resolution was a trip the Leonardo Da Vinci exhibit. It is a travelling exhibit that has been to Los Angeles and now St. Louis. I learned a great deal about the life of this extraordinary man and had the opportunity to interact with some of his inventions. A great learning experience!
Three ways that interviewing with companies is just like dating. We can learn a lot about interviewing from our dating experiences and vice versa. Understanding these three similarities will help you become a stronger interviewer and maybe even help you with dating.
This is my 5th experience of my new year’s resolution. For this experience I decided to read The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, international best seller. The book was incredible and helped me reflect on my own journey to realize my passion in life. The story helped put things into a larger perspective.