I was jobless, and had nothing to “show” for all the “work” I had been doing. So I hunkered down and started job searching, while focusing on my “side hustle.” I read books, listened to podcasts, stalked Pinterest, you name it. Anything I could learn, I took and adapted for myself. I hate copying/pasting, because my personality never comes through. I just wanted to claim ownership of my own ideas and my own business. I was becoming a little more aggressive in my approach. I felt the excitement of success in the future.