Do you leap? What are your unrealized dreams and can you take that risk to watch them come true? I now and always think of him with each step I take skipping along this life. I also delight in watching my sons take those leaps into their lives. I know that my dad is very proud.
Prior to Women Who Code, Alaina worked at PUMA's headquarters in Germany, as well as Riviera Partners and Snip.it, acquired by Yahoo. Alaina is also a CodePath Advisor. She loves chocolate and has visited more than 60 countries.
You may even find yourself saying, " Did this incredible meal come from our garden? Wow!" At times your back may ache from being bent over pulling weeds and somehow it will be worth it as you harvest the fruits of love.
As she approached her 40s, Kayt Sukel suffered a midlife crisis... in reverse. Instead of binging on wild adventures--bungee jumping, big-game hunting, flings with Bieber-aged men-- Kayt became a play-it-safe suburbanite, which is not how she sees herself.
Obstacles inevitably arise in the taking on of any project worth its salt. Don't take them personally or interpret them as evidence that your vision isn't realizable.
I'm not the first one to write about courage in the workplace, and I certainly won't be the last. There's a reason for that; courage is fundamental to growth, change, and survival. And it's even more important in a cross-cultural setting.