Entrepreneurship

This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things.

Excuse me, whoever is in charge of mental health and “self care” in the entrepreneurial world? I’d like to speak to the manager please. I’m seeing a lot of content lately about the importance of rest. Of destigmatizing the notion of prioritizing one’s health (mental, physical, and otherwise) over productivity and work. Instagram is positively…

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Do You Have An Anti-Racism Pledge?

I’ve been getting asked to help some clients create an Anti-Racism pledge / inclusion statement lately, and here’s the deal with that… I can’t. This is something you have to write yourself. There is not a template you can just plug-n-play—that would defeat the purpose. But there ARE some resources that can help you get…

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My Influences, Teachers, & Mentors

There’s a myth in what my friend Maggie calls “Celebrity Entrepreneur” culture, that as creatives and service providers we show up fully formed, with 100% all our own original ideas, smelling like roses. Nope. We’re constantly taking in information, analyzing it, and making meaning out of it. When someone or something inspires us, we try…

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My (Imperfect, Ever-Evolving) Anti-Racism Pledge

Hi. As a thin, able-bodied, cisgender, more-or-less heterosexual White woman from an upper-middle class suburban background, I have benefitted from an enormous amount of privilege in my life—privileges that are not enjoyed by those who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Color. Those who are fat or differently abled, or otherwise fail to meet the…

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