Catalysts, deliberate or unintentional, real or perceived can affect our actions, alter our plans, and divert our approach. It’s like when I bought my first house. It took a lot of sacrifice and hard work to make that happen and it was a fixer-upper. $80k. Yep. One day, I was installing a screen door … Continue reading What Would Ol’ Jack Burton Do In a Situation Like This?
Towards the end of eighth grade, I met with my counselor and went over options for which high school I’d attend. With my grades, it was assumed I’d go right up the street to the vo-tech based high school. Mmm, not for me. Besides, it was in my neighborhood and my neighborhood sucked. I wanted … Continue reading Failing on Purpose and the Importance of Trusting Yourself