Get Loud: Embracing Anger to Promote Positive Change

As I write this, I have quite the visual in my head, complete with soundtrack. It’s the scene from Apocalypse Now, the helicopters in flight, one of the most iconic from the movie, and the music from Wagner’s Flight of the Valkyries pushing each rotation of the helicopter forward. Of course, while that is the picture playing on repeat in my head, it’s not beyond me that this is a movie about male egos leading to the death of innocents. It’s also not beyond me that while this is a movie shifting the paradigm of Valkyries from being badass lady killers , to some testosterone fueled helicopter feeding frenzy. It’s more the spirit of that moment that is in my head, the emotion, this mission to do something and the call of the trumpet spurring me on. That and anger. I have anger. Often times we are told we need to control our anger, informed that our anger is a

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5 Networking Tips To Support You When Life Sucks

Let’s be honest. Life can super suck. There will be days during this journey toward success when out of nowhere you will feel completely blindsided by life. It will happen in a matter of moments, a phone call, a letter, an email, your breath will catch, and suddenly reality has shifted and your future is uncertain, unpredictable, unknown. We humans are creatures of habit, creatures of security, we require some level of predictability to our lives to keep living. Whether or not we say we are spontaneous creatures, we still need to eat, sleep, shelter from the storm, and these require forethought. Some of us, especially the older we get, or if we have children, require even more predictability whether toward future retirement or developing the life of a smaller human. What are the catalysts for entropy in our lives? They can come from various sources: From our employers who call us into an office to tell us our position

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