Everything I had to Leave Behind

The first thing I left behind when I resigned from my job as an IT Consultant to start Doghead Simulations was a steady paycheck. I didn’t know that the fledgling company I was joining wouldn’t be able to pay me right away. I thought, quit my job, go to Beijing, show our brilliant idea and […]

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Does Ambition Take the Fun out of Hobbies?

I’m currently reading On Writing, Stephen King’s memoir on how one can shape or mold themselves into a writer. King says writers aren’t born – they’re made. He has a lot of inspirational lines in his book. He has a lot of realistic lines too. In one of the passages, King says something to the effect […]

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The Problem with Telling Bossy Girls they have Leadership Skills

I was scrolling through Twitter when I saw this graphic appear on my feed. The quote is from the Facebook’s COO, Sheryl Sandberg. I first heard of Sandberg when I watched her Ted Talk. I thought her talk was inspiring and just what women at work needed to hear. I loved when she said women […]

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The Day I knew I had a Story to Tell

My dad told me I needed to tell my story as soon as I got back from pitching Doghead Simulations in Beijing, China. He thought it was the coolest thing and not an experience just any budding startup gets. He should know. He teaches entrepreneurship to engineers at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. He’s […]

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