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jazzboo & neighborbee – committed to learning

Jazzboo was originally created in 2002 to be an online delivery company. Looking back, it’s clear my commitment was to learn the process of executing and not actually executing these businesses.  Plus, I discovered another passion in the process – Marketing. Follow you passions even if they’re not fully clear.  Your instincts are always right.

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Connecting the dots looking backwards

It’s so important to always know how you got to where you are.  It helps you navigate through your journey. Speaking candidly, it was hard to look back at first because I viewed a lot of my failures as missed opportunities.  But when I connected the dots, it told me a much different story. Two…

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Jimmy V – Ordinary People do Extraordinary things

Just keep going! You’re always going to run into obstacles and adversity, but if you stop moving, you’ve essentially given up. Jimmy Valvano (Jimmy V) was the coach of the NC State NCAA basketball team who beat Houston in 1983 to win the National Championship. To call them underdogs is an understatement. They had to win the ACC tournament just to qualify for the NCAA tourney, which was a huge undertaking in itself. Some argue it was the best ending to an NCAA Championship in the 20th Century. Listen to what he says about ordinary people doing extraordinary things. #nevergiveup

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My Parsifal Moment

Parsifal is a mythical figure who is associated with the legend of King Arthur.  He was a knight who embarked on a sacred quest for the Holy Grail. When I was getting my MBA, I wrote a paper about what our Parsifal Moment was – the moment when we uncovered what our true passion in life was.

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