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The courage to take a stand

The courage to take a stand

When I took place in one of the many sister marches going on around the country to demonstrate against a Trump presidency/cabinet, I reconnected to something that I hadn’t felt since before election day, 2016: maybe all hope was not lost. I connected to the courage to...

how to set goals

how to set goals

So, you want to set goals—but you’ve done that before, and it hasn’t gone so well? Lovely. I know this terrain, and I’ve got a few things to say about how to set goals that you actually follow through on, and that feel good. But first? When it comes to goals, as it...

how to take the first step

how to take the first step

I was talking with a friend who was trying to decide how to handle a situation with a passive-aggressive family member. She wanted to take that first step of saying, very simply, "We need to change this conflict between us," but she (understandably) feared what would...

(really) listen (better)

(really) listen (better)

My husband and I have been together for nearly twelve years, now, and we used to argue—like, a lot. We loved deeply in between the arguments and were relentless about cleaning them up, but the arguments punctuated our life together and created scar tissue, again and...

what I learned from my worst leadership mistake

what I learned from my worst leadership mistake

We start online businesses, in part, because we want to throw out the rule book. We're sick of policies, dress codes, and memos. We're tired of someone who isn't even on the front lines, most of the time, dictating how we're supposed to be doing things on a daily...