There's an ancient Chinese proverb by Lao Tzu that says "A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” And so it begins for me... With some not-so-gentle nudging, I embrace my own unsteady state and take my first step to enter the blog-o-sphere. It's not without some kicking and screaming and a bit of trepidation. For many reasons, it's been my desire to avoid being in any headlines! So this first step has been a hard one.

But it's what happens when your significant other is a successful Internet entrepreneur... It's what happens when friends look to you for advice... It's what happens when you come to the conclusion that playing it safe isn't always the right thing to do...

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” - Anais Nin

This time, I took everyone else's advice and left my comfortable existence off the grid. I'm looking forward to sharing thoughts and starting new conversations with you. My plan is to start by trying to update weekly, but who knows where we'll end up. If you have any questions about Unsteady State or things you'd like to see, drop me a line.