teaching myself how to fish: learning to code my way to technical independence

<p>I hate, absolutely hate, being told I can’t do something. In fact, nothing is a more surefire way to get me to do something than to even so much as insinuate that I can’t do it.</p> <p>It’s one of the many blessings of being raised by parents that say that you can do anything if … Continue reading teaching myself how to fish: learning to code my way to technical independence

the coffee wake-up call I wasn't expecting

<p>“You’re always in a rush.”</p> <p>I looked up from my phone and emerged from the kazillion thoughts already crowding my mind, seeking attention on a Monday morning.</p> <p>An older gentleman stood in front of me in the Starbucks line, making conversation while we waited.</p> <p>“You must have kids,” he continued. “but I don’t see them.” … Continue reading the coffee wake-up call I wasn't expecting

How to keep your balance when pivoting

<p><a class=”asset-img-link” href=”http://www.brandsundae.com/.a/6a0134803bf6ab970c01b8d08f7d32970c-pi”><img alt=”Pivot2″ class=”asset asset-image at-xid-6a0134803bf6ab970c01b8d08f7d32970c img-responsive” src=”http://www.brandsundae.com/.a/6a0134803bf6ab970c01b8d08f7d32970c-500wi” style=”display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;” title=”Pivot2″ /></a>I first learned the delicate art of pivoting on my high school basketball team.</p> <p>It was an important skill to learn — how to maintain balance and control of yourself and the ball while finding a quick, successful outlet pass, all … Continue reading How to keep your balance when pivoting

consumers say they want fuschia but they'll buy the navy blue

<p>I've spent the vast majority my career in retail of one form or another, whether it's been selling groceries or coffee or nail polish or athletic shoes.  And if there's one lesson that holds true across each and every product and channel, it's this:</p> source: flick </div> <p><span style=”font-size: 11pt;”><em>People say they want the fuschia, … Continue reading consumers say they want fuschia but they'll buy the navy blue