Bolivia: Perspective Shift

Bolivia: Perspective Shift

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May 18, 2015

When people ask me how my trip to Bolivia was, I often say, “It was intensely amazing.” But, how can a sentence really describe the experience in a brief passing while shuffling kids to and from activities or in the grocery store? The truth is that the whole trip was a huge perspective shift for […]

BOLIVIA BOUND!

BOLIVIA BOUND!

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Apr 2, 2015

It’s been quiet around here, but that’s because there’s been a flurry of activity. From a little family vacation to working as hard as I could to keep up with client work, and now to prepare for Bolivia! I would not be able to go on this adventure – to do good while learning and […]

Bolivia Update: Almost There

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Feb 5, 2015

I can’t believe it’s almost time to purchase airplane tickets for this trip! The fundraising urgency has slowed down as we entered 2015, and I’m happy to report that I was able put all of my profits from 2014 into this trip, adding another $465. After trimming any excess spending (goodbye, Hulu subscription), I was […]

Ready For The Journey

Ready For The Journey

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Sep 11, 2014

I like to think of life like a surfing metaphor – there are always waves, some are stronger than others, and some will even carry you along when you didn’t want it to but sometimes you can pick which one to ride. The ride can end in a crash or leave you exhilarated and ready […]

Dreaming big, and asking for help

Dreaming big, and asking for help

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Aug 7, 2014

When I was 20, my entrepreneurial Uncle Ron took me, and my cousin (his son) to a big business conference in Portland, Oregon. We heard from many leaders and successful business people about what it takes to succeed. The only part that really sticks out in my mind was a spot that Goldie Hawn filled. […]