My New Business Leadership Podcast with Matt Danner

For a couple of months or maybe years, my business sidekick Matt Danner (COO of iThemes) and I have been talking about sharing the lessons and experiences we’ve learned leading and growing a team and business at iThemes over the last 8+ years. This morning, we finally made actual progress on that dream and recorded the first two episodes […]

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What I’ve Learned in 40 Years About Maturity

It only took me 40 years to really see how life moves along in themes. At least in my experience.

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Confessions of an Entrepreneur

This post has been brewing in me for a while, especially since I shared the Iceberg of Life. This isn’t a rant. It’s not meant to engender sympathy for me. And it isn’t a confession of my own thoughts, doubts, worries, insecurities for therapeutic reasons. It is meant to help other entrepreneurs know one thing:  […]

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Confidence Is Comfort

Confidence is defined as “the feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust.” But simply put: Confidence is comfort. In your own skin, in your knowledge, in your experience, in your strengths and abilities, and in your resources and relationships. Whenever I see those things clearly and start building a “firm […]

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No Blame Necessary

I don’t like blame. Blame has such a harsh, negative and unproductive feeling for me. And it too often appears in team or group interactions. Blame is “assigning responsibility for fault or wrong.” In a courtroom, blame is essential. I get that. But in the workplace or in any team environment, where fallible human beings […]

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