What Do Leftover Chinese Food and Entrepreneurship Have In Common?

What am I doing at this exact point in time you ask? ………..Well I am sitting at my desk eating leftover Chinese food. All of my employees have gone home and I was so busy earlier in the afternoon that I forgot to eat a proper lunch. Just some of the perks of running your own company I…

I Broke Up With My Job.

This morning, I didn’t want to get out of bed. The second my alarm went off, a feeling of dread crept over me. I yanked the blankets over my head and curled up into a ball. I didn’t want to face the day. Not today. It all started last Friday. We had a huge meeting in the…

A Career Transition. Maybe.

People sometimes ask me “Do you like your job” and my usual response is “Well at least I have one, right?” That used to be an acceptable answer when I was a “recent” college grad. The job market was shit and you were lucky to even have a job that paid. But now that I…

What it’s Really Like to Work at a Start-Up (or something like it)

When writing about a start-up, where does one even start? I feel as if my job mirrors my life. Or maybe my life mirrors my job. Either way they seem to be headed down a similar path. My start-up is like my life post-graduation; new, exciting, fresh, difficult, independent, different… and a slow progression. When…

How to Start a Start-Up (or something like it)

So I work at a start-up. Yes I said it. The first step to recovery is admitting it, right? Okay I am being overly dramatic but I currently have a sharp pain on the side of my head that’s not due to a hangover. Start-up’s will do that to you. So here are are some key things that…

Nobody Likes You When You’re 23.

Thanks to Blink-182 that line has been ingrained in my mind since I was in 3rd grade. 23 was this mysterious age where nobody liked you. I dreaded turning 23. Well my friends, that day finally came. I tried to avoid it by drinking copious amounts of wine but that only resulted in turning 23 with a hangover….