[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Eight weeks ago, I posted part one of Caught in Quicksand. Many thoughts and feelings have swirled inside me since. I was surprised by the reactions I received. Of course, whenever you choose to be...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sad Endings & New Beginnings After finally finding a place to call home, and hoping to catch a few moments of peace from my bad luck, I received some more bad news. [If you missed Part...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Becoming a Statistic With my marriage apparently imploding and my financial future still unsure, I redoubled my efforts into something I did have control of -- being healthy. [If you missed Part 1, Part 2, Part...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Regardless of what people thought of me, [If you missed Part 1, Part 2, and Part3] the bills had to be paid, and since I hadn’t resigned myself to being homeless, I started looking for...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pivoting or Pausing? Out of necessity, in the fall of 2015, Laicos pivoted to a revenue model and began building software for clients. [In case you missed Part 1 & Part 2] Originally, we had intended...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Backward Into Bankruptcy As 2015 began, I scrambled to keep myself financially viable. [in case you missed part 1] I had to spend most of the money I made in the sale paying lawyers to pursue...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It was 2013 and I was elated. My company, Negri Electronics, had just done $10 million in sales in 2012, and we were poised to double that this year. I was standing on top of...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Is post-vacation depression a thing?  July 2nd, I returned back from a week in Hawaii to a familiar feeling. It’s the same feeling I had for years, so it is familiar to me, but this shouldn’t...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="50" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]No matter what I’m doing now, I still dedicate some of my time to personal growth. In addition to eating right, exercising, meditating, yoga, I've been reading (& listening to) a lot of...