The most valuable lessons I've learned in life are from failure. My early 20's were a series of things I did wrong or didn't do at all: messy relationships, an eating disorder and unexpected twists and turns in my career. I spent the second half of my 20's recovering from my earlier mistakes--and the eating disorder--and figuring out my identity and my future.
Hindsight and time are two of God's greatest gifts. In my 30's, I know who I am and what's important to me. I'm passionate about helping 20-somethings avoid some of the pitfalls of post-college life and launch and succeed in the real world. During 12 years of teaching at colleges around the United States (including North Carolina State University, Allan Hancock College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), I’ve mentored hundreds of young adults, helping them understand who they are (identity), where they want to be in 1-5 years post graduation (objectives) and how to get there (trajectory).
The 20-somethings who have completed my mentorship programs are now enjoying successful careers as special education teachers, lawyers, event planners and project managers. Many of them are also in thriving relationships, and more importantly, they are all confident in where they are headed in the future.
Mistakes and failure will always be a part of your journey--no matter what age you are--but they don't have to be the end of it. If you're feeling stuck, uncertain or even panicked about your post-college life, I'd love to help.
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