Summer Reading List

There’s not much I like more than curling up with a good book and being swept away into a story or deep into a new set of ideas. This year, I’m tracking everything I read on my reading list, and making sure that half the list is made up of books by women. Now, midwayKeep Reading

The Marketing Seminar

I don’t often stop to exclaim loudly how much I like something – but I need to stop and share how much I love a course that I’m currently taking. I’m in the middle of taking a 100-day marketing seminar taught by Seth Godin, one of the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame inductees and oneKeep Reading

The 20 Mile March

What does it take to be great? In the book Good to Great, Jim Collins and his team of researchers study how some companies rise to greatness and uncover a key strategy: the 20 Mile March. They asked the question, “Why do some companies thrive in uncertainty, even chaos, and others do not?” They analyzed companies thatKeep Reading

Help Me Bootstrap a New Podcast!

Transformation isn’t easy, in fact, it’s often painful, but it’s one of the most beautiful parts of being a human. Help us bootstrap the Startup Pregnant podcast to tell these stories!Keep Reading

Start Sooner: How One Conference Kickstarted My Blog, My Business, and My Freedom

More than any course, metric, skill, or tactic, the people you surround yourself will make the biggest difference in your life and career. Conferences can be transformative experiences. When you bring people together in one place, for one weekend, to celebrate, to learn, and to connect, you leave changed.Keep Reading

No Excuses: How to Stop Bullshitting Yourself and up your Mental Game

I broke my foot two weeks before the national meet and didn’t know whether or not I’d be able to swim. My coach taught me wisdom that killed any excuses.Keep Reading

Book Notes: How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen

This book is a great management book in disguise as a parenting book: how to talk to little kids is a great advice tool for how to talk to anyone.Keep Reading

How Will You Measure Your Life? The Art of Managing Yourself

This morning I was fortunate enough to wake up at 5:06am, an hour before my baby wakes up, and I had a rare hour to myself to read, write, and meditate. I picked up an HBR series called “On Managing Yourself” and meandered through Clayton Christensen’s essay, “How Will You Measure Your Life?” These are some ofKeep Reading

Today! Get The Writer’s Workshop as Part of The Writer’s Bundle for $99

If you’re a writer, or your goals include getting paid to write, publishing a book, or developing your blogging, listen up. This week I’m part of a BIG thing you’ll want to know about and it’s called The Writer’s Bundle. Every year, The Write Life puts together an amazing package of resources for writers. ThisKeep Reading

Want to Take My Writer’s Workshop For Free? I’m Looking For an Amazing Proofreader

This Spring, I’m working my way through the Writer’s Workshop and giving the course a facelift. I can’t believe it’s already been four years since we launched the first round of the course. (In fact, some nostalgic trivia: I still know the names and faces of each of the people in the course and loveKeep Reading