Have you ever felt like your chosen career is not quite the right fit? How do you find a better fit and the right education to get you there? Well, maybe you just need to go for a bike ride, through the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Hear about Maria's reinvention and how finding her tribe has motivated her to develop a new bookkeeping business, all while being able to spend more time on her art.
01:25s Donuts, biscuits and accents at Rise in Durham, NC
3:03s University Life
5:10s Physics is Natural Philosophy
9:02s Pros and cons of University / Academic Life
11:00s Thirst for creativity and the science and art connection
14:00s Making your own flip flops
17:00s Searching / trying architecture school
23.34s Say hello to Ms. Amazing, please!
25:00s Working at Target with a PhD in physics
27:00s Experimenting and exploring diverse interests
30:14s Knowing what it’s like to “bonk” and working for a bike shop
33:50s Finding the right education
40:00s Working as a web merchant in the bike industry
45:03s Getting laid off and not getting another job, but finding opportunity
48:00s Finding your tribe!
51:00s Riding the Rockies and thinking
57:00 Goolge Innovation Hub and the Durham, NC entrepreneurial community
1:02:12s The changing landscape around us gives opportunity
“In the past I might have not paid attention” “I was becoming more open to everything”
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