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My word for 2021 – Consistency

For the past 7 years, I set aside time in late December to reflect on the past year and choose a theme for the year ahead. Note: Every year, I’ve shared my theme for the year ahead in a blog post. My theme in 2014 was change and resiliency. In 2015, it was vulnerability. In 2016 it was mindfulness. In 2017, it was honey over vinegar.  In 2018, it...

An Introvert’s Guide to Networking

As an introvert, talking to a bunch of people who I just met and engaging in small talk can be a bit daunting.

Sometimes, just the thought of “networking” at a conference or event has me thinking about skipping it in favor of cozy sweatpants, Netflix and maybe following along from the event hashtag.

My Word For 2020 – Momentum

Every year since 2014, I’ve deliberately set aside some time in late December or early January to evaluate the past year and set my theme for the year ahead.  For the past 6 of those years, I’ve shared my theme for the year in a blog post. My theme in 2014 was change and resiliency. In 2015, it was vulnerability. In 2016 it was mindfulness. In 2017, it was honey over vinegar.  In 2018, it was...

Best of December Reading Recs: How to build wealth, public speaking tips, and price bundling

I’ve heard many of my fellow entrepreneur friends say that starting a business is like a rollercoaster ride. While it made sense, I don’t think I fully internalized that until this year. I started my business in November 2018. Now in my 13th month, I can say that I experienced more intense ups and downs than the prior three years combined. While I had some wins (especially in the second half of...

Reflecting On My First Year In Business: Top Highlights & 9 Lessons Learned

I’ve heard many of my fellow entrepreneur friends say that starting a business is like a rollercoaster ride. While it made sense, I don’t think I fully internalized that until this year. I started my business in November 2018. Now in my 13th month, I can say that I experienced more intense ups and downs than the prior three years combined.  While I had some wins (especially in the second half of...

November Reading Recs: The Pac-Man Principle, email marketing tips, and an epic Black Friday ad 🔥

Great copywriting is all about what you omit. One of the fastest ways to improve your copy is to cut it by 20%. This forces you to remove tech jargon, marketing speak, and filler content. The end result – your message gets clearer. *** Here are five things worth reading this month. What can you do today that would matter a year from now? This short read is a great thought experiment. ...