Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving Dinner Crasher

Living far away from my family for several years, I’ve learned that Thanksgiving is a holiday where people feel bad for you if you don’t have any specific plans. Like a stray puppy, friends come out of the woodwork ready to scoop you up, take you in, and feed you. And honestly, it’s pretty easy […]

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Book Release: The Agility Shift by Pamela Meyer, PhD

We are proud to announce the release of Pamela Meyer’s new book, The Agility Shift: Creating Agile and Effective Leaders, Teams, and Organizations, published by Bibliomotion.   About the Book As contrary as it sounds, “planning”—as we traditionally understand the term—can be the worst thing a company can do. Stable or predictable business environments are […]

eggs on fine china

Why I Eat Scrambled Eggs On Fine China (And Why You Should Too)

My mom got cancer when I was in college. Stage 3 ovarian, which happens to be a pretty bad kind of cancer, if it’s even possible to comparatively classify some types of cancer as less-bad. When my dad sat me down to share the news it was one of the worst moments of my life. […]

The Poetry of Small Business by Timothy Askew

Book Release: The Poetry of Small Business by Timothy Askew

If you’re looking for a startlingly honest take on entrepreneurship, look no further than The Poetry of Small Business: An Accidental Entrepreneur’s Search for Meaning by Timothy Askew.   A long-time blogger for Inc.com, Tim writes from his heart with a passion and personality that are rarely seen in business writing.  He takes on topics often ignored in business, […]

The kiss!

Just Married!!!

I am officially spending the rest of my life with my favorite person in the whole world, and I could not be happier.  Marcus Tranberg finally made an honest woman out of me on May 24th.  Truth be told, he would have done it sooner if I hadn’t wanted to include all of our friends […]

Ideas are Scary

Ideas Are Scary – Best Commercial on TV

“Ideas are the natural born enemy of the way things are.” With all of the crap on TV today, a commercial that actually makes you think differently about something is undeniably refreshing. GE’s commercial that personifies ideas (or rather, “creature-fies” them), does an excellent job of showing the evolution of creating something new, whether it’s […]

Ana Dutra Leadershit Book

Sneak Preview of Ana Dutra’s New Book: Leadershit

Chapter 4 – The Manipulator The Netflix TV drama House of Cards has gained a passionate following recently, shocking viewers in every episode by the lengths main character Frank Underwood will go to for gaining power. On his journey up the political ladder, we’ve seen him lie, cheat, steal, and even kill to get what […]

corner brewery

Crowdfunding a For-Profit Business: Corner Brewery

I heard an interesting story this past weekend when I was visiting my hometown of Ypsilanti, Michigan. Depending on who you ask, it’s either a wild success story or a shameful scandal. I’m leaning toward the latter. For anyone who isn’t familiar with the good ol’ city of Ypsilanti, it’s been through some tough times […]

Wee Nurture

Blog Post for Wee Nurture – It’s Just a Boob

Along with my own blog, I frequently write posts for my clients. Here is a post I wrote for Wee Nurture, a company that makes an innovative nursing cover. “We recently challenged our Facebook followers to let us know why they think women should feel comfortable nursing in public (NIP). So far, we’ve received hundreds […]