The Business of Chronic Pain

Even though it impacts me every moment of every day, this is something I rarely share about in detail. Not because I’m ashamed of it. Mostly I’d just assumed that part of my message is about focusing on what’s possible, instead of focusing on limitations, and so I do my best to model that. But I can see that also means I could be brushing aside an important part of the story.   I wonder if I’ve been down-playing or… Read More

15 Classy Ways to Handle a Fuck Up

I was at an event recently. The room was overwhelmingly packed with men. I wasn’t surprised. In fact, I was excited.  I’d been looking forward to it. I love working with and learning from men – and I couldn’t wait to see what this esteemed forest of testosterone (that’s the correct term for a group of men, right?) had in store at this event. At one point the head honcho got up on stage and shared a personal story about… Read More

Hibiscus Moon Means Business

Guys, I’m so excited to share this special interview with you (And in case you’ve been wondering, hell yar, my interview series is back for 2015!). Hibiscus Moon is a crystal healer, gifted teacher and CEO of the Hibiscus Moon Crystal Academy – a thriving passion-lead business if there ever was one. Don’t let the woo woo fool you. She’s the creator of a hugely popular Certified Crystal Healer program (of which I’m a shout-it-from-the-roof-tops-proud supporter and affiliate) as well… Read More

How to make your mark, make a difference and make a profit

When it comes to running your own business, perhaps you’re: // Ready and raring to take the leap You’ve been kicking it in the corporate world for waaay too long and you’re aching for more. You want to pour yourself into a business that matters to you, you want to bring passion to your work, and you’re so over climbing a ladder you don’t even care about. // Already knee-deep in the thick of things Make that neck deep. You’re… Read More

Client Hasn’t Paid? Here’s Exactly What To Do

I want to preface this whole thing by saying I hate confrontation, can be super sensitive, and am totally conflict adverse. So if I can do what I’m about to share, there’s no excuses. I promise, you can too. Way back when I was working as a consultant for another private firm (before I co-founded my own), I remember a small team of us getting started on a big new project. The project was for a client we had a… Read More

How To Sell More In The Next 90 Days Than You Did All Last Year

  Secretly yearning to blow your last year’s revenue outta the water this year, but not sure how realistic the dream number you’ve been whispering to yourself is? Perhaps you’d love to bring in more sales in the next 90 days than you did all last year, but it feels too outrageous to even utter the words… Man, have I been there. I know what it’s like to have a secret stretch goal that feels waaaayyyy too pie in the… Read More