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Book: You are Not Special

I came across a YouTube commencement speech titled, You’re Not Special given by english teacher, David McCullough, Jr. To my surprise it was an extremely insightful speech. He gave the point that there are millions and billions of us on earth and we think we are the center of the universe, but when we recognize that we aren’t special, we…

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Premiere: Time to make the switch

As a video editor, Final Cut Pro played an important role in my life. It connected me to my purpose and made so many of my ideas into a reality. I was intimidated by the software at first but when I clicked to open it, there was something magical about it. I was about to make something. In 2003,…

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Lead like The Experts

Its funny how a random conversation can lead to a life time of change. When I was new to the video department at my church, I had a conversation with a co-worker in the break room about my current challenges. I had no idea how to lead and I was now overlooking a new editor. She told me…

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California Road Trip – Santa Cruz

I’ve must have passed Santa Cruz many times while on my way to San Francisco. My Australian friend had went for a visit during her last stay and told me how awesome it was. Gus and I drove up after Santa Barbara and took in the fresh over cast morning at Pleasure Point. Gus told…

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California Road Trip – Santa Barbara

The first thing I did when I got settled in to Santa Barbara was Google, “local crime in Santa Barbara.” The place felt peaceful and perfect which left me uneasy. Everyone in town seem to be wealthy and not afraid to walk around late at night. The only thing I read was reports of thief, so…

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California Road trip – Hollywood

Growing up my parent’s idea of a holiday is staying home. This summer because I wanted to save money, I was about to do that too.. but just couldn’t stay home for a week doing nothing! I talked Gus into doing a road trip with me but this time focus on California. We made our…

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Okay, Mom I’ll read it

Mom’s have a gift to notice things about their children’s lives that others don’t bother to see. No matter how old you get, mom will always be there trying to teach you something so you don’t have to struggle. When I saw my mom leave this book on my night stand, I rolled my eyes…