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The Journey is the destination

My purpose here is to share my journey.  Starting a business is weird.  I intend to share my insights, updates, and random thoughts around this weird journey I’m on.  Please subscribe!

September 11, 2017

Some customers have mentioned that they read my blog.  If you're reading this and deciding whether to book, you definitely should.

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Generally Speaking

July and August have treated me well -- and September is off to a great start.  I considered the 4th of July to be my f...

July 19, 2017

Before anything -- I wanted to send another huge thank you to everyone who contributed to my crowdfunding campaign that ended exactly one month ago.  That experience was nuts and I'm very thankful.  

I'm going to spend the next hour barfing out all the random stuff...

June 15, 2017

The past 6 weeks have been crazy – I’m swirling with emotions, overwhelmed in the best ways, and feeling very stoked on the future. 

This campaign has been like a month long virtual wedding.  All my friends are invited to the party – and I’ve had the opportunity to catc...

May 22, 2017

It's been an incredibly emotional, exciting, and anxious couple weeks.  I’ve thought about this moment for a long time – it feels weird to be writing about it actually happening.  

I launched my crowdfunding campaign two weeks ago and I’ve raised $14,180 from 46 di...

April 30, 2017

This week I came back to San Francisco to reconnect with friends. 

A few learnings from my conversations over the course of the week:

1) The progress I’ve made feels slow when I’m in the thick of it – the day to day progress seems insignificant a lot of the time.  After...

April 5, 2017

In my five years at Kiva I met with and spoke to a ton of entrepreneurs.  As I knew this business was on the horizon, I became even more tuned into the trends of their stories and advice. There was always one common theme -- their success lied in their ability to keep...

March 22, 2017

Update 3/22/17

Today marks two months living in San Diego.  A few notable highlights:

1) Guinea Pig Runs

I was able to do my first runs out on the San Diego Bay.  So far so good! 

It’s a bit intimidating with all the military ships out there – the military dominates t...

March 8, 2017

One of the things I loved my job at Kiva was the dynamic range of different components of the business I had the ability to work on and influence.  I felt that I was constantly jumping around to different strategic meetings and decisions around the business – it was dy...

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