PSL Season: A Time to Check Yo Privilege and Stereotypes

Now that it's fall, it's officially the time for pumpkin spice everything, and with that comes an abundance of misused stereotypes. The term "basic white girl" annoys me year round, but the seasonal resurgence of privilege grinds my gears, and I gotta let it out. Urban Dictionary of a Basic White Girl: A female who … Continue reading PSL Season: A Time to Check Yo Privilege and Stereotypes

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Disaster Relief Design Thinking Workshop: Hosted by Accenture & 1871

With the multitude of recent hurricanes and wildfires, it’s becoming clear that resources aren’t always efficiently allocated to those in need. With saturated news feeds, so much of technology’s potential is left untapped for emergency aid. I'm proud to work with Accenture, combining technology and brainpower to support disaster relief. On Tuesday, September 12, Accenture … Continue reading Disaster Relief Design Thinking Workshop: Hosted by Accenture & 1871

Thinking User-Centric: How to Better Understand Consumers

Users are increasingly becoming at the center of everything. Although it seems obvious, it's necessary for marketing, IT, and design to be user-centric, especially as the service-based economy grows. Your end goal is often consumer satisfaction, so how can you best meet the needs of the consumer? Sometimes, it's easy to put yourself in the … Continue reading Thinking User-Centric: How to Better Understand Consumers

The Creator’s Code: Entrepreneurial Skills or Habits?

Per recommendation from leadership at work, I read the Creator's Code by Amy Wilkinson from my Summer 2017 Book List. The subtitle boasts "six essential skills of extraordinary entrepreneurs" and I was curious what those would be. More buzzwords? More bravado? Yeah. Preeeeetty much. Find the gap Drive for daylight Fly the OODA loop Fail … Continue reading The Creator’s Code: Entrepreneurial Skills or Habits?