I remember my first Kate Spade bag. Well, I’ll be honest. My first one was a knock off because as a startup entrepreneur I couldn’t yet afford the real thing. But it seemed consistent with my “fake it till you make it” strategy back then, before I knew any better. In a world with so … Read more
At the start of every year, all of us make resolutions and intentions, and more and more of us are picking single-word themes for the year ahead to get in the right mindset for success. Did you pick one? What was it? And if you did, how is it manifesting in your life so far? … Read more
We all know how hard it is for women entrepreneurs to raise venture capital. By most accounts, scalable startups founded and run by women that qualify for #VC money – because they stand a chance of getting that 10X return for investors – only get 2%-5% of the available money. So that’s why I never … Read more
If you are an entrepreneur – or you want to be an entrepreneur – what motivates you? What is your mission? Is it money? The desire to be your own boss? Or is it something bigger – a mission to change the world? A mission of social good? Most of those who succeed in this … Read more
In business there is an assumption that bigger is better. Entrepreneurs obsess about making it to 7 figures, 8 figures, 9 figures … The focus is all on that topline revenue number … at the expense of building a business that fits and supports the lifestyle you want … or the social impact you want … Read more
There I was, flat on my back on a massive banana leaf. Millions of stars filled the Amazon sky, seemingly playing ‘hide and seek’ with the scattered clouds. In the distance, the hypnotic sounds of the rainforest, teeming with exotic life hiding from human view.
The plant medicine was beginning to take effect. […]