Finding Happily Ever After

A person can be defined by many aspects; a job, a family, a hobby, even physical appearance. All of these attributes can generally be found on the cover of our individual life books. If not, they are easily redeemable within our foreword or introduction. Many readers choose a novel by its appearance, introduction, or recommendationsContinue reading “Finding Happily Ever After”

How We Learned Happiness

While growing up in a household with two brothers with Down syndrome there has always been one comment that digs under my skin. There are some comments I can let go, like, Wow. Your life must be so difficult. Or, Bless you for your patience. Yes, these too get to me. Because I don’t feelContinue reading “How We Learned Happiness”

A New Year’s Offer

Christmas is a beautiful time of year. For many is brings joy. For others it can be very difficult. But nothing in life is flawless. Even grievances add to the pristine and raw splendor that Christmas brings. For many of us, it’s a celebration of religion or collaboration with family and friends. While these areContinue reading “A New Year’s Offer”

The Can/Will Matrix

In my previous blog, “Why Hire Individuals with Disabilities?”, I tried to clear up some of the fears behind hiring individuals with disabilities (Hence the blog title.) Many of these individuals have a unique skill set that can be very valuable for virtually any business. As a community opportunity employer, (Which basically means that IContinue reading “The Can/Will Matrix”

Why Hire Individuals with Disabilities?

The idea of hiring an individual with a disability can be a scary thought. Questions often arise like, Can they put in the effort I need? Will I have to make special accommodations? Or, What is the worth for my business? In this blog, I would like to encourage you to consider the idea. NotContinue reading “Why Hire Individuals with Disabilities?”

My Uncoiled Spirit

As a 23 year old entrepreneur, I often encounter new relationships with the idea of ‘how can this person help me?’ I am beginning to realize that though I am young, it’s ok to have a mindset of, ‘how can I help them?’ Age does not limit you from helping another find their spark.

Letters to Lee: How to be an Entrepreneur

These are portions of my letters to Lee Shobe, the former CEO of DowBrands. He has been a major mentor throughout the start of my business, The Spotted Cow Coffeehouse. These letters may come across as a bit unprofessional, but they represent what I am learning through my adventure as a young female entrepreneur. BusinessContinue reading “Letters to Lee: How to be an Entrepreneur”

Letters to Lee: Drive Through

These are portions of my letters to Lee Shobe, the former CEO of DowBrands. He has been a major mentor throughout the start of my business, The Spotted Cow Coffeehouse. These letters may come across as a bit unprofessional, but they represent what I am learning through my adventure as a young female entrepreneur. WeContinue reading “Letters to Lee: Drive Through”