1987 – Born.
1990 – Swimming in swim meets at the age of 3. Thanks Mom. – My first experience with competition.
1991 – Won my first blue ribbon – The second experience with competition.
1993 – Learned to fish in the UP of Michigan – My first lesson in persistence.
1995 – Got my first pair of Jason Kidd basketball shoes – My first experience with branding.
1997 – Played on a co-ed basketball team – My first experience that women are equal.
1999 – Had to wear uniforms to school – My second lesson in branding.
2004 – Had to sit out a basketball game for cheating on a test – My first lesson in honesty.
2005 – Graduated High School and attended SMU to play basketball.
2006 – Rode the bench at SMU – My second experience in persistence.
2007 – Headed South in pursuit of Happy! – My first experience in following your heart.
2009 – Got my first bike – My first experience in exploration.
2011 – Competed in my first triathlon – One of many experiences in being humbled.
2013 – Failed to launch Living Fit Dallas (magazine) – My first experience in entrepreneurship.
2014 – Took a desk job – My first lesson in “Do What Makes You Happy”
2015 – Worked as VP of Operations for a start up company – My second lesson in entrepreneurship.
2016 – Founded The CT Agency – My third lesson in entrepreneurship.
Now – “Without conflict, there is no story”. All great stories entertain or create some sort of emotional response.
As a branding guru, it is my responsibility to live and create this as much as possible.