If there is anything universal to all entrepreneurs, creatives, and leaders, it’s the feeling that sometimes what you’re trying to do is totally impossible. So, most of us don’t even try. The thing is, if we were to try, we might find out that the things we deem impossible are merely very hard. But, isn’t it theContinue reading “How To Do Impossible Things”
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Messy, imperfect and… human.
Dear friend, There is a degree of chaos, mystery, and beauty that’s natural to life. When we try to systematize, track, and measure everything we lose the spark, the passion, the reason we started doing this work in the first place. Just a few weeks ago, I noticed I was spending a lot of time on myContinue reading “Messy, imperfect and… human.”
3 Great Questions for Clarity: Like A Light In A Dark Room
Over the past 2 years I’ve had the privilege of supporting dozens of truly incredible individuals to grow as leaders and make a meaningful difference in the world. Coaching is about gaining clarity. Which means getting clear on your vision for your life and the kind of leader you want to be. It also means gettingContinue reading “3 Great Questions for Clarity: Like A Light In A Dark Room”
Happy New Year!
Wishing you love, joy, ease, and grace in your life and all the big things you’re up to in 2014! I just got to spend the last two months in Bali (more on that later..)! What I really wanted to say is I’m so grateful for all of YOU. ♥ As a coach, it’s the sweetestContinue reading “Happy New Year!”
The New Moon in Libra: Clearing. Breakthroughs. Truth.
I’ve been following the moon cycles lately… This is one of my favorite bloggers on astrology. Mystic Mamma collects some of the best writings on the current moon phase. “This is about sweeping your life clean. Belief systems can crumble… Structures that you have built up are challenged… Shift out of old patterns of behavior thatContinue reading “The New Moon in Libra: Clearing. Breakthroughs. Truth.”
How To Crowdfund $50,000 In Your Spare Time
My brilliant friend, Lisa Curtis, founder of Kuli Kuli, wrote this post in Forbes on her recent success crowdfunding success. My takeaways from this article? Plan, plan, and plan. Then host a party with people who have money. 😉 We have used platforms (like Indiegogo) for our programs — both to raise scholarship funds and to support participantsContinue reading “How To Crowdfund $50,000 In Your Spare Time”
All Great Entrepreneurs Have This
Came across this bit of short, sweet wisdom I think you’ll like… cross posted from Jeffery James on INC.com. Happy friday! ~mc What makes an entrepreneur successful? Some people believe it’s the ability to innovate. However, many startups are refinements of existing business models or improvements on how everyday products and services are delivered. BeingContinue reading “All Great Entrepreneurs Have This”
Leadership, Vulnerability, & Warmth (great article)
Here’s my favorite article of the week… It was recently published in the Harvard Business Review on connection, vulnerability, and leadership. I’m definitely thinking about the role women and females play in leadership. (Thanks, Molly James, for sharing this!) … Let me know what you think! Connect, Then Lead “So which is better, being lovable or beingContinue reading “Leadership, Vulnerability, & Warmth (great article)”
Why I Abandoned My Startup
I just read this great blog — “Why I Abandoned My Startup” — (Thanks to my friend, Lisa!) and it feels totally true. And wow… it received 19,000 new readers in just 36 hours and made it to the top 10 in Hacker News. “Any seasoned entrepreneur will tell you that if you want to makeContinue reading “Why I Abandoned My Startup”
Why 30 is not the new 20
“30 is not the new 20… claim your adulthood… you are deciding your life right now”