#DOSummer2015 Update #1: Confidence Building

In case you missed an earlier post, I’m participating in Jon Acuff’s #DOSummer2015 Challenge , which is a challenge to spend 25 hours of the summer honing or learning a new skill. I decided to go with the classic resolution of working out more. (Original, I know.) Acuff has created a Facebook group to serve as fellow cheerleaders in this challenge and has also created a calendar for participants to track their hours. Right now, I’m at about four hours total. Read More »

Jon Acuff’s DO Summer Challenge

First off, apologies for the single and tardy post for this week. One of my classes ended as one of my internships (the freelance one) began, so there’s been a lot of shuffling around between blogs, emails, exams, papers, presentations, meetings, and commuting. However, my class ended just a few hours ago and I’m really enjoying my internship, so all in all, things are pretty great right now.

One of the first blog assignments I received for my internship was to write up a quick post about a new challenge Jon Acuff issued for this summer. In case you aren’t familiar with who Jon Acuff is, here’s a link to his bio. And if you’re too lazy to read that, here’s my version: he’s a speaker, author, and blogger who is fairly well known for his sarcasm, semi-motivational speeches, and snappy copy.

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