Don’t Cry Because It’s Over…

I was a junior at Portland State when I decided I was going to pursue an MBA someday. Beyond more career opportunities, I wanted to challenge myself. I wanted to grow intellectually. I wanted to see how far I can stretch my limits. Fast forward a few years to Mother’s Day 2013. Last Sunday, I sat … Continue reading

Seeds of Greatness

The words that come out of our mouths have the power to heal during painful times; to lift someone up during times of need; and to calm during times of uncertainty. Each one of us has the power to use our words for good.  My favorite line is, “You have seeds of greatness inside of you.” You … Continue reading

“Now Is The Time To Do”

Richard Branson is an entrepreneur. He founded Virgin Group, one of the world’s most respected brands. You might be familiar with Virgin Mobile or Virgin Airlines. But did you know that Branson has a hand in a wide range of sectors that include financial services, leisure, music, and more?! I recently came across an article … Continue reading

Time to Reflect

As we’re approaching the new year, it’s a time to look back on all that has occurred over the past 12 months. As I was going through my blog, reflecting on what I have written, I came across a post I wrote around this time last year. It was a story about a young doctor … Continue reading

Don’t Stop Believing, Hold On To That Feeling

Last Friday I logged onto Facebook and saw post after post regarding the Color Run that took place that morning in Portland. Two things came to mind: 1) My friends really like paint; and 2) I have a lot of friends that run. All this talk about 5Ks and marathons made me think about my … Continue reading

We Are Living In The Good Ol’ Days

I heard a story about a young doctor named Paul. At one point, Paul and his wife had three children under the age of 6. Stressed out from the long hours of his demanding job, once he gets off work he just wants to go home and rest. But no, once he gets home he … Continue reading

A Tribute to Brandon Roy

Dear Future Portland Trail Blazers Players, It takes more than talent to be recognized as one of the franchise greats. You want to be great? Study how Brandon Roy carries himself both on and off the court. If you’re lucky, you might come close… Sincerely, Past, Present, & Future Portland Trail Blazer Fans It’s amazing … Continue reading