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On Manifestos and Market Research

A friend of mine, who recently started a business told me she was working on a business manifesto. I love the idea of declaring your policies and intentions, so I got really excited. I told her I wrote a manifesto…
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How to Successfully Practice Acceptance and Participation in Business

Acceptance? What exactly does acceptance mean anyway? Accepting situations as they are without judgement is a good and healthy practice, but how is that possible in the business world? And what about participation? Is participation and brand loyalty a leveraging…
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Stand In Your Value Or Bad Asses Don’t Work for Free

Since you read this blog, I’m going to go out on a limb and say that you’re awesome. That means a few things: (1) you would never think of sh*tting where you eat; (2) you would never think of doing…
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What These 3 Big Thoughts Taught Me About Business

As the end of summer approaches, I’ve been turning over in my mind three big thoughts (you know, along with the usual minutiae):Finding stillness within movement. The difference between being busy and being productive. How we measure success. How…

If you need me, I'll be in the mountains doing yoga.

As my automatic email reply says (from now until Wednesday, August 24th):Hi there!Instead of recharging my phone and my computer this week, I’m unplugging and recharging MY batteries in the Asheville mountains. I’m probably doing yoga next to…

On Diving in Headfirst

I love watching the Olympics! One of my favorite events to watch is diving. This, despite the fact that, as a kid, I remember watching Greg Louganis’s infamous dive when he hit his head on the board during the 1988…