So you’ve been saving your pennies, listening to your friends yammer on about day trading, and you’re ready to invest.
First: don’t even think about buying stock in some newly IPO’d bitcoin startup. Stop it. Stop.
This is not the time.
The gods of the financial world, fickle as they…
I’m tired of hearing it, this voice in my head, this ugly mean girl voice.
I’m tired of it. Get out. It wears me out, it wears me down.
I’m tired of waking up with anxiety instead of joy. …
One fateful December several years ago, my friend Linds and I came across the life-changing magic we needed.
It was not tidying up.
It was a planner.
The perfect planner, in which we would — with the perfect stickers, highlighters, pens, and washi — make the perfect plans. …
Typically, it’s used by start-ups seeking investors.
The premise is that when you happen to catch the elevator with some VC who could fund your entire start-up, you need to have a snappy, memorable way to introduce your amazing idea before the elevator stops. Quick! …
You saw it coming.
You wanted to hide.
But you can’t get around it.
It’s your turn to contribute to the company blog: you need to share your expertise, share a story, come up with something that doesn’t sound inane.
And it’s probably due tomorrow, isn’t it?
Writing a single…
My favorite photo from our wedding is right after we were pronounced married and were exiting the scene of the ceremony.
The scene of the ceremony was my parents’ backyard.
Newly planted azaleas edging a gently sloped yard. A quiet field as a backdrop. Trees green and heavy with the…
For 15 years, I was a worship leader in the evangelical Christian church.
I followed in my Mom’s footsteps.
She played piano and sang, and we were always in small churches, so she became the default worship leader. She loved it.
I learned piano, too. I was singing solo Easter…
“Being taken seriously as a content provider means delivering consistently strong content with genuinely helpful insights and tips. SMEs are key to this effort.”
There are two important steps to consider:
Everybody says you should. Every positive-thought guru has a set of affirmations for you. Every self-help books says it starts here. But how the hell do you do it?
Start by looking at the versions of self you’ve been before.
All these versions of your past…
Did you know that 83% of founders plan to blog or otherwise engage personally in content for their precious-baby startup? And did you know that only 0.2% of them ever do so for a consistent or effective length of time?
Also, did you know that I made up that statistic?