#tbt The choice to turn pro as a #vo or stay the course in marketing. I had a job offer in my pocket. I knew the people and the work. It would be so easy to slide into a new steady paycheck. — In my mind, working for myself was a pipe dream. I envisioned […]
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Preparing to leap…
Tom Fishburne over at Marketoonist published a great cartoon this morning about risk. In the cartoon, and accompanying blog post, he talks about the friction between risk and launching (a product). From my years of launching content, cereal and toys, I remember those discussions well. Check out the cartoon here. I remember the frustration of […]
Challenge Accepted: The Second 7 Days
It’s week 2 of this 3 week (or 21-day) FB Live challenge and… … I’ve been feeling a bit brain dead. It could be that my marathon training is ramping up and all my brain cells have fallen into my feet. It could be that I’m hitting that middle bit where it feels just as […]
Join me in LA February 17-19!
I just wanted to let you know about this event that I’m going to from February 17-19 in LA called Message to Money Live. It’s run by Marisa Murgatroyd, who is an expert at helping entrepreneurs find their voices and build successful online businesses. There’s going to be a lot going on, but I’m most […]
We’re 5! Five lessons from the last 5 years.
It’s hard to believe that today marks 5 years since I embarked on my “2nd career” as an entrepreneur. On January 3rd, 2012, I turned in my badge and laptop, performed a perfunctory exit interview, and walked out the doors of my 9-5 Fortune 500 marketing gig for the very last time. That afternoon, I […]
Kaidan Project: 5 things I learned about getting things DONE from doing a theater workshop
This weekend we held the opening (and closing) day to workshop a new theatrical production called the “Kaidan Project.” The idea: invite a group of guests on a tour of a Japanese garden. Along the way, share and reenact ghost stories of things that happened in that very garden, once upon a time. The stories […]