A New Client Approaches!

Love how in my last post I wrote about procrastinating less and getting a better handle on my work and here I am writing this at 8 pm the day this is due. Things happened and I was busy this week haha! Between figuring out how I am going to continue my business idea (more […]

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Motivation In & Out of The Workplace

After a much-needed break for the holidays, DireLights is back to business. Before the break, we launched our successful website with little to no problems along the way. In fact, it was so successful that we sold out of our inventory! None of us were expecting that but all of us are happy and it […]

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Portfolio Project 2

New project! Similar to the first project of the year, this project was an opportunity to build our digital portfolios. These projects are always so fun because we have complete creative control over them and get to have so much fun while getting them completed. Mr. Oliver is there to supply equipment and give feedback, […]

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Progress Report

We have been hard at work in DireLights to get the company back up and running. Everyone has worked so hard to make sure that we can adapt well to the new way we have to run the business due to COVID-19. This hasn’t been easy, we have had to do a lot of adjusting. […]

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Digital Lesson Plan

New project time! In this project, we were tasked to create a short video lesson that teachers could give to students to complete throughout the school year. We had the option to choose any grade level we wanted to teach, as well as any digital topic we wanted to cover. This was a super fun […]

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Elevator Pitch!

I’m back! Recently I have been excused from blog posts because I was working on a special presentation. This presentation was an elevator pitch in front of Cal Poly teachers and staff. This was a huge opportunity for me and when I heard about it I was very interested. I was going to pitch on […]

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Interview Season!!

It’s interview season in DireLights!! One of the best (and scariest for some) times of the year. We have some really good candidates this year for different positions inside of the business. Lots of creative minds who will all bring something new and unique to the company, and I can’t wait to see what they […]

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First Portfolio Project!

As challenging as distance learning has been, it has made me feel very creative and made me think of some interesting photography projects. As of writing this, we have just finished our first of many portfolio projects that we will be doing this year. I actually really love this model of “Here is your due […]

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How To: The Tech Department

A new year, a new group of entrepreneurs. As the Freshmen wrap up their presentations about their favorite entrepreneurs, I thought it would be a good time to do a blog post about the tech department and how everything works. Within the next few weeks, they will be able to apply for different positions in […]

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Guest Speaker Javier Cadena

It is a good day in DireLights when we have guest speakers come in to talk to us. Everyone is excited and ready to learn from them and take something away from their lectures. Since we are in distanced learning and we use Google Meet, guest speakers can come to talk to us more often […]

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