Archives during: October 2016

Overhead lighting, Business Bullies, & what the heck to do with them

New to this adventure? Start here. Dear Nurturers, Overhead lights and I have never been on friendly terms. Give me side lights or, even better, CANDLES and I am a happy woman. A friend recently came over to my apartment and remarked on the coziness of the lighting. We went on an enthusiastic pilgrimage from dimmer to […]

'Fake Business Sonja' & a Real Investment Opportunity

New to this adventure? Start here. Dear Nurturers, The year is 1999. Two bespectacled men in sharp suits nonchalantly flip their blazer backs with one smooth arm movement, to adjust the material so it doesn’t bunch when they sit down in the airplane seats in front of me. Briefcases already stored in the compartment above, these […]

Honey, I Shrunk My Self Doubt

New to this adventure? Start here. Dear Nurturers, This week had me weeping about bees in front of a stranger. I was on Skype meeting Aja Horsley for the first time. Aja is the lovely owner of Drizzle Honey, one of our sponsors for the Self Care Starter Kits at the upcoming retreat (only 2 spots left, if you […]

On Grace, Grit, & Entrepreneurial Dating

New to this adventure? Start here. Dear Nurturers, A friend asked me recently if I was ‘dating these days’ and I was about to respond: “ain’t nobody got time for that” when I stopped abruptly and changed my tack mid-sentence: “Actually, yes. I have been dating, but not romantically. Entrepreneurially.” I’ve been connecting with fellow entrepreneurs […]

If you are in my life, you are my teacher.

New to this adventure? Start here. Dear Nurturers, Time travel with me. It’s six years ago and a deeply bewildered but curious me is sitting on an IKEA Poang chair in a small room. I’m surrounded by curios – feathers and stones artfully arranged, making altars of corners, windowsills and the rims of plant saucers. There are bookshelves heavy […]