Where’s Lexi B. ?!? (Part 2)
Oct03

Where’s Lexi B. ?!? (Part 2)

  As many of you know, Grown Up Truth took a break this summer.  It was necessary for the health of the writers, the content, and myself. During this summer break, I had to take inventory of the commitments in my life.  For Grown Up Truth, the decision was simple. Our online space MUST stay.  While I have always been very honest about the intentions and influence of this candid forum for young professionals, I have never “come...

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A Review of 2015 – Onward & Upward
Jan04

A Review of 2015 – Onward & Upward

*This letter was written on 12/31/2015  I would be lying if I said that I am ready for 2016 because this past year went way too quickly.  (I know, a complete cliche.)  To welcome the new year, I am happily writing this note while watching Dope, drinking apple cider, and sitting next to the heater wrapped in 3 blankets.  I have never been the party animal and could barely stay awake past midnight in college; therefore, my homebody self...

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Monday Memo: November 2015
Nov02

Monday Memo: November 2015

November is an interesting time of the year.  Between board meetings, job projects, airline bookings, and parties, there is so much to be done before the last month of 2015 hits! Here are my inspirational tips to have a productive schedule during this busy time of year. Professional Life List Making Changes Lives: I am a strong supporter of list making! Take some time this week to write down all of the goals that you want to...

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Summer Time Fine!
Jun05

Summer Time Fine!

  Summer time is my FAVORITE time of year (not including my birthday month)!   But due to our busy schedules, it is sometimes very difficult for Millennials to actually enjoy this time of year.  Let’s be honest, summer can also be slightly depressing.  For the first 22 years of our lives, summer was considered the premiere time of vacations, play dates, sleepovers, and no responsibilities!   Then we grow up and realize that...

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Finding the Next Gig
Apr13

Finding the Next Gig

It is common to think that the most difficult job hunt will be finding your first gig, but the difficulty continues throughout your professional career.  When you are looking for your first job, you just want the basics: Good opportunity, enough money for rent, and something that makes your parents proud when they say it out loud. While the next job search is easier because you know what to expect, it also presents some difficulties...

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Happy Birthday Grown Up Truth!
Apr06

Happy Birthday Grown Up Truth!

  This time last year, we launched our website to the world and it has been a wild ride full of surprises, opportunities, and new friends! I would first like to give a huge thank you and warm hug to the Grown Up Truth staff who have been with me day and night, creating powerful content for our readership, and believed in the vision of creating a fun and honest resource for Millennials! To Kai, Melanie, Megan, Sena, Casey, Bisi,...

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