Crushing Contraints as a Marginalized Group — Part I

The uphill battle against ourselves and the world

Relationship with Self

“The ability to overcome resistance, self-sabotage, and self-doubt is way more important than talent.”

Steven Pressfield

I always envisioned my career taking off. I dreamed of moving to a major city, and working my way to creative director, winning awards along the way. But that’s not what happened. Voices of self-doubt, caution, and falling confidence made that vision cloudy over the years, paralyzing me.

Technical & Adaptive Change

Hindsight is 20/20. I recently reread Leadership on the Line and I quickly realized how last year I succeeded in reaching my goal: break into product design. In the book, authors Marty Linsky and Ronald Heifetz, explain people’s general responses to change. They describe two types of challenges/changes organizations and communities face: technical and adaptive.

Digital product designer at Dialexa, advocate for BIPOC, speaker, and hustler.