business culture

I’m Turning Into A Morning Person & I Hate It

By |July 9th, 2017|

No doubt you’ve heard the oft-repeated cliché of how the path to success can only be found through rising with the sun. Or a variation thereof.

Well, I’ve never believed this to be true, and there’s ample evidence to show that plenty of successful people have […]

If You Plan It Right, It’s Not Multitasking

By |July 4th, 2017|

I know we’re only 2 weeks in, but I can definitely say without a doubt, it’s going to be a very interesting summer. So interesting in fact, my plate spinning skills are going to be Ed Sullivan Show-worthy by Labor Day weekend. Allow me to […]

We Have To Stop Beating Ourselves Up

By |October 16th, 2016|

These days, you see plenty of blog posts, magazine articles, and Medium rants about the frenetic world we live in, how to obtain work/life balance, and the dangers of our lives turning into a new version of Fight Club. But while we worry about being […]

Revolution In Motion: Where Dance & Activism Meet

By |November 22nd, 2015|

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar understood AntBoogie’s approach all too well, but she too has seen how the backlash to an artistic response to inequality can burn your project and your company as well. When her pioneering dance organization Urban Bush Women was selected to receive […]

Roller Coasters, Ocean Waves & My First Week: Things That Went Up & Down

By |August 16th, 2015|

I’ve started a new journey, ladies and gents. A journey that may lead to as many quixotic experiences of fulfillment as emotional fits of distress. But that’s the nature of most journeys, right? Or perhaps that’s what I’ll keep telling myself to help cope with […]

Get Ready to Giddyup: The Year of the Horse

By |January 31st, 2014|

I’ve been told I read too much into things. Usually by the same people who tell me I overthink and worry too much. I ignore these people.
In my book, there’s no such thing as overthinking. You either think or you don’t. It’s not a dirty […]

3 Trends To Leave Behind In 2013

By |December 29th, 2013|

Most blog posts this time of year are focused on reviewing the January-to-December ups and downs and predicting what lies ahead in the New Year. We try to apply some sense of logic to our behavior and hope that it calms our nerves enough to […]

Look Ma! I'm Famous: Guest Post for Small Business Bonfire

By |August 12th, 2013|

I’ll be the first to admit I’m not a guru, ninja or wizard when it comes to running a business. I’ve learned a lot in my entrepreneurial career, and I know I have a lot yet to learn. But if it’s one thing I know […]

Top Tools of the Part-Time Trade

By |June 21st, 2013|

I’m a part-time freelancer. Some of us work hard to hide this fact, but I think honesty only helps me in my daily trip down the freelance road. I’m not afraid to admit that I’m not an eccentric millionaire, so I have an 8-to-5 that […]

Open Forum: How Do You Overcome Phone Anxiety?

By |May 16th, 2013|

Like many introverts, I have a wee bit of an anxiety problem. And like many writers, I’ve learned to manage it by improving my written communication skills.

But what happens when you can’t rely on the written word to get the job done? What happens when […]