Welcome to June, or as I like to refer to it as, the month that any and all of your new year, new me resolutions have been completely and utterly defeated, if they have made it this far, a round of applause goes out to you! With the defeat of these of these new year’s resolutions you may find yourself struggling to stay organized which can often result in lost receipts, missed meetings and a cluttered mind.
Crowdfunding can be daunting, exhilarating and nerve wracking all balled up into one heaping pot of emotion ready to boil over. From being ignited by passion, to clicking that button to submit your project, to frantically watching every dollar donated, to wondering if and how you’re going to reach your goal- crowdfunding can be exhausting rollercoaster ride - mentally and physically.
Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the IMPACT Youth Sustainability Leadership Training in London. I would highly recommend it! It was an awesome experience, focused on helping youth with a sustainability idea turn it into reality.
My coworkers today may not realize, but up until recently, I’ve always been extremely shy. As a kid, I preferred books over people. I’ve never held a solid group of friends of more than 3 people- I get too nervous in “crowds”. Public speaking, going to parties, job interviews- nightmarish.
Alicia here- I’m Be Change’s Community Engagement Lead and I’ve had years and years of experience with mentors and there’s a few things I need you to know (so you can learn from my experience) before you find the one that fits what you’re looking for.