3 Lessons About Failure From My First $1,000

Libraries seem bigger when they’re empty. The San Jose Public Library in northern California has big windows in their top floor, which gives a great view of the area away from downtown. Directly below was popular restaurant called Flames that was way too expensive for me. I remember the raindrops on the window and the uncomfortable […]

What I Did When No One Wanted to Help Me

It can be painfully embarrassing to ask for help with something simple. It’s even worse when you can’t find that help. When was the last time you struggled to fix something yourself instead of getting help? I’ve always been a believer in getting help when you can in order to save yourself a lot of […]

A Solopreneur's Journey to $10,000 a Month

It was dark outside. The night before, it had rained so hard that I didn’t know if it was actually known as heavy rain or if I had been overprotected by sunny California weather. Florida was a whole other animal in terms of rain. I was 21 years old, living alone in a condo by the […]

Quit Telling Me That Starting a Business is Hard

I’m not sure how many times you’ve had to be in a situation where you have to bite your tongue and not say anything in order to not come off as a know-it-all. Like when you’re a chef and someone tries to show you how to properly flip an egg. Or worse, tell you how […]