Life

Introducing, my new project

By Mendel / September 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

In the past eight years I’ve traveled nearly 400,000 miles, visited 84 cities in 11 countries, and spent the equivalent of two years exploring, learning, giving talks, and building relationships with some of the most awesome community leaders, business minds, and engineers in the world. While journeying I’ve collected over 30,000 photos and thousands of […]

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On perseverance

By Mendel / July 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

Keep going. Build. Grow. Push through. Fight to do. Do to conquer. Not because you have to, or believe you should. Persevere because you’re driven by passion. You’re driven by the feeling that without moving forward, you’re not living. Keep going because great opportunity is often born from the strength earned from overcoming adversity. Great […]

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Destination unknown

By Mendel / July 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

While we can influence our journey, the destination is impossible to predict. The path is short or long — riddled with pain and pleasure, happiness and despair, chaos and order. Sometimes what I attempt is beyond me. Sometimes what I think I know, I don’t. Those moments scare me. And then I remember this … In life, we’re […]

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5 tips for capturing killer photos

By Mendel / June 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

It seems that everyone is a photographer these days. From food shots, to family portraits, to that perfect Instagram aerial, we’re all probably guilty of spending more time framing and hashtagging a shot, than proofreading our use of your and you’re in text messages. What makes a great photo? I could tell you about composition, lighting, framing, and […]

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10 beautiful Instagram accounts I follow

By Mendel / June 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

I recently pared down the list of people I follow on Instagram from hundreds to under 75. My goal was to engage more with the people I follow — my feed was filled with content that was less than engaging. I favor friends, family, and beautiful things For some, Instagram is a way of sharing […]

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