Beautiful Solutions to Frustrating Challenges

Beautiful Solutions to Frustrating Challenges

There is a notion within my previous career in filmmaking that constraints and restrictions can actually be invaluable, as they promote creativity. Without them, you can sometimes find yourself paralyzed by unlimited choice or trodding along on a well-worn hackneyed path producing tired, unoriginal work.

With my startup Kindra Connect, I learned that restrictions can also spark ideas and create opportunities in business and technology.

Radically Inclusive Communities: Black at Burning Man Documentary

Radically Inclusive Communities: Black at Burning Man Documentary

After attending Burning Man for 11 years, I was disturbed that only 1% of the city’s population was Black. How was it that we fell so short when it comes to radical inclusion? As a filmmaker prior to founding Kindra, I set out to explore why there are so few African Americans at Burning Man and created a 10 minute documentary that was featured in The New York Times.

Polyamory Part 2: The Hype You Can Believe

Polyamory Part 2: The Hype You Can Believe

Seven years later, I have a new realization. Premise: life is hard enough. Conclusion: my relationships get to be easy.

At that time, I thought relationships were difficult and I needed to work on them. I look back and realize, I was difficult and I needed to work on me. I was susceptible to intense episodes of lust and need. I was attached to “looking polyamorous.” I was often seeking love from those who did not want to give it to me.