Boxed or Stuffed?

Watching your own dog age has been one of the most fascinating and hardest things I’ve ever had to do. We had lots of dogs growing up (RIP Saide, Snickers and LeRoy, and their 10 pups, Claire, and Gabby) but my mom always had the responsibility of taking care of their end of life care, not me.

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Jenna Pedersonlexi, life
Finding a Technical Co-Founder: An Intro to Networking

As I chat with new startup founders and budding entrepreneurs, especially those who are not of technical backgrounds, I find that they are quick to ask “hey i have this idea. want to be my developer?” or “hey i’m looking for a technical co-founder. interested?”. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: finding a technical co-founder, and even hiring a technical someone, requires building a relationship with them first.

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Learning to Say No

I had a conversation about learning to say ‘no’ and being comfortable with saying ‘no’ multiple times last week with different people. It is a fine balance between taking care of yourself and not being the person known as a ‘no’ person. It’s something I’m still learning to do and learning how to be comfortable with it so I wanted to share my take on it all.

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