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I’ve joined Checkr

I’m excited to announce that I have joined Checkr. Checkr is a Y Combinator company known as the “API for background checks”. It is disrupting an industry of background checks, a massive opportunity in an industry that hasn’t innovated much. I’ve joined as the first Program Manager on the Operations team. This opportunity is exciting […]

Advice To My 20 Year Old Self

My birthday was last week. It got me thinking… What advice would I give my 20 year old self? I’ll admit that I was inspired by listening to this question asked by Tim Ferriss on his podcast. The question always yields some interesting answers. Looking back on the past and saying “I wish I did…” is […]

Selfies, Everyday For One Year

Last year I downloaded an iPhone app called Everyday. Since then, it’s reminded me to take a picture of myself “a selfie” everyday at 10am and it’s a fun little project I’ve been working on. The pictures start right before I quit my job and joined The Starter League in the fall of 2012, through […]

The Importance of a Morning Routine

I’ve been experimenting with keeping a consistant morning routine for about six months now. I haven’t been perfect about it, but I have been consistant enough that I’ve made some very important observations. Observations on small things that bring a noticeable difference to the outcome of my day, both physically and mentally. I’ve been amazed at how some […]

Thanksgiving: My Favorite Holiday

Yesterday I spent the morning chopping some wood, or at least attempting to. The gas-powered wood splitter wasn’t working and my dad was cutting up logs with the chainsaw. I was able to get through a few logs but I quickly tired when the axe kept logging itself in the logs. It made it hard […]