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Amidst my excitement over discovering the Food Innovation District concept last week, I attended Encounter Charlotte. Encounter Charlotte is an abbreviated version of Leadership Charlotte, and was a bit like drinking from a fire hose. It began with an hour getting a tour from expert historians, an hour getting immersed in city-county government, an hour…

Last week was full of “a-HA” moments, as well as some relatively useless revelations. Did you know that the can opener was invented more than 40 years after the tin can? Or that the banana is technically an herb and not a fruit? However, I did make one very useful discovery last week. The concept…

In a 60 second window last Friday night – exactly 60 seconds – I came out with my new project to a room full of local foodies and entrepreneurs. It is an appropriate analogy for what turned out to be a momentous day in North Carolina. And it felt a little like Shark Tank without…

Are you having a good day? If not, then this is your chance to make a shift. Change is possible, and if the events of the last week have spoken anything to me, it is that perfection is not possible without constant change. Every moment is an opportunity for transformation. When I find myself stuck…