I just started reading the book Ice to Eskimos and at the start of chapter 6 the author identifies ground rule #6 “create big...
Head softball coach Kate Drohan created a purple cow at Northwestern. She was inspired by my favorite author, Seth Godin, and his book, “Purple Cow”. Being part of her team inspired me to be remarkable not just in my job, but in my personal life too.
In 2012 I started to notice the conversations with my friends having dating problems sounded eerily similar to what I was discussing with some of the young professionals I mentor in the sports industry. This got me thinking about all the similarities there are between finding a boyfriend/girlfriend and finding a job, so I decided to start blogging about these observations.
That’s what I do. Make observations. Provide a sounding board. I don’t know what’s best for everyone so I don’t give advice, I share experiences and ask questions that hopefully helps them figure out the right path for them professionally and/or personally.
There have always been two sides to me: Fun Tracie and Serious Tracie. This blog is the combination of both so I hope you will share with me as I “provoke, create a ruckus, experiment, fail, repeat, learn, succeed.” - Seth Godin
I started this blog on Valentine’s Day in 2012 and set a goal of posting my thoughts 365 days within that first year. I set that goal in part so I could improve my writing skills so I can finish writing the dating book I’ve been working on, so now my goal is to finish writing that book before Valentine’s Day 2014. In order to dedicate more time to that, I will only be posting on the days that start with “T” … quality over quantity this year! I hope you will continue on this journey with me.