Monday Memo: The Rise (and Fall) of Bad Attitudes
Mar02

Monday Memo: The Rise (and Fall) of Bad Attitudes

I never intended to go into the technology industry.  My heart was always set on Public Relations and Fashion.  That is why it makes sense that I hated my first job.  I took the job because of the salary, the benefits, and the company name.  I thought “Well, we will see how this goes.  Worst case scenario, I will just transfer departments after a year.” But I soon realized that I couldn’t fake the funk for 12 months. One month in, my...

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Monday Memo: Lexi B’s Super Bowl 39 Lessons Learned
Feb02

Monday Memo: Lexi B’s Super Bowl 39 Lessons Learned

If you are living in the United States and you didn’t watch Super Bowl 39 last night, then I just don’t know what you are were doing all night.  Between the twitter chats, the memes, the Facebook posts, it was all about football – all day! Shall we do a quick re-cap? First Quarter: Patriots VS Seahawks tie 0-0 Second Quarter: Patriots make some moves but Seahawks come back at the last second of the clock 14-14 Third...

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How to Designate Your Next Mentor
Dec25

How to Designate Your Next Mentor

Mentors are very important but it is always tough build relationships with the right people. Mentors can help navigate your career and personal life. It is always difficult to start developing relationships with senior leaders without the awkward “Hey..so… you want to be my mentor,” context. You want your first impression to be strong! Follow the tips below for snagging the best mentor for you! 1) Find The Nominee: I...

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How To Have Dialogue About Racism Without Being Racist
Dec08

How To Have Dialogue About Racism Without Being Racist

“There is an app that identifies your racist friends, it’s called Facebook.” – Unknown, but totally true. The Grown Up Truth community has a diverse group of readers – which we all love!  What binds us is our understanding of the millennial experience and I am so proud of our spectrum of readers and commentators.  We are not a politically focused publication but as a respectable online forum, we cannot...

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Stay Connected
Nov10

Stay Connected

Many young professionals leave their families and settle into new environments with very few connections.  As we make our own communities in our new cities, it is sometimes daunting it develop for a strong support system.  I went to school near San Francisco and stayed in the area after graduation, like many of my friends.  While my family is still in the Midwest, I have a core group of people that support me through the hard times...

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Lessons Learned from A Female Escort
Nov03

Lessons Learned from A Female Escort

This past weekend, I waited impatiently in the grocery store line as the clerks tried to fix the register.  I wasn’t the only bored food buyer either.  So I started a conversation with the woman in front of me.  After the usual “How are you?” and “I am too busy to wait in this line any longer.” she started giving me all the details of her life – her high society escort life.  Since she had been...

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