The Blog

Real life, raw emotion

One of my mentors told me, “Write it down, Ciara. Keep a journal and write down the stories, the pain, the heartache, and the trial. Write it down or you will forget it.”

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Off the rails

Isn’t it ironic, then, that I have chosen a career riding the biggest roller coaster of life: the roller coaster of entrepreneurship?

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Ocean interlude

You have always loved the ocean. Most often, you have enjoyed its great expanse as you walk along the beach, the warm sand between your toes.

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Value in self-reflection

As I transitioned out of my role as the founder of MODE, and re-envisioned myself as the new founder of btqBOX, I experienced pain that I was not expecting.

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Power of knowledge

As entrepreneurs, we often feel like we are super heroes. We have taken risks that others are reluctant to take. We feel like we can do it all, like we are called to do it all.

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Power of relationships

Since I began sharing my story last month, I’ve received an overwhelming response from readers that supports my mission to help others feel less alone in their experiences…

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