The Art of Biography Writing

Have you ever been in a situation where your excitement about a new opportunity was deflated by the dreaded request for a biography? In my experience most people don’t give themselves enough credit when writing their biography, but then there are the people that include the fact that they woke up this morning as an…

Follow Up: What Were You Thinking

Last month I shared that I would be calibrating my decision making process and embracing a personal experience grounded in the “power of pause” in my What Were You Thinking post. As you can imagine I didn’t get it completely right, but I’m excited to share that I’m closing out the month of May feeling…

Passion to Purpose: March 2019

Recently I attended a Black Violin concert, as well as a Michael Bublé concert. Besides being absolutely amazing, these experiences reminded me of the first symphony I attended as a child. As a child I remember really thinking I was doing something amazing when I played hot crossed buns on my recorder (I’m sure I…

Hi, I’m ASR!

Hi everyone, I’m ASR! Well, not really. Technically I’m Ashley, but over time and a series of life experiences, opinions, and countless “Ashleyisms”, ASR was born. Have you ever thought about how your friends would describe you? Well, I’m pretty confident that mine would chuckle and say “that’s just ASR”. I’m a multiracial millennial that…