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Focus on what you want

November 13, 2017

Several months ago, I had just made soup and, since it was still hot, I wanted to store it in a glass Pyrex container. I got the Pyrex container out and looked for its blue cap in the Tupperware drawer of our kitchen. After 10 minutes of looking around, moving things to see where the blue cap was hiding, I suddenly remembered I had lost that blue cap Pyrex and I had recently bought a red cap one. The very…

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On the process of learning new things

October 25, 2017

Last year, I was promoted from Country Manager to Project Manager at Revolve, my former job. From having a set of specific and limited list of mostly repetitive tasks, I transitioned towards having many different projects to execute from idea to completion in all possible areas: marketing & promotion, logistics, payments, branding, technology, customer experience, you name it. I remember so clearly how I felt like my brain was divided in a 1000 million little pieces and felt pulled in…

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Are you putting your time and energy on the right things?

October 18, 2017

One of the thoughts that helps me to prioritize most things in my life is to remember this: when it comes to time and energy allocation (or any limited resource, whatsoever), every time we say YES to something, we are saying NO to something else. We all just have 24 hours every day and a third of that (hopefully) goes into sleeping. Knowing this, I’ve made a practice of continuously questioning how I am spending my time, especially, if I…

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You gotta love it!

December 22, 2016

I can count several experiences where I’ve felt, “OMG! I looove it!!!” One I remember vividly was when I found my wedding dress (which I never wore, by the way. And don’t worry, I did get married). I never thought that feeling of finding THE dress was real. Until I did, and I cried from excitement. It was the same with my husband; I just knew he was the one (after spending some time dating, of course). Most recently, I…

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