Find Belonging, Support With An Entrepreneurial Peer Group

In 2010, I was going through a tough divorce (aren’t they all) while my business was starting to really take off. Despite the outward facing business success, I was also battling what I now know is pretty typical of the entrepreneurial experience: conflict, pain, stress, and perhaps burnout INSIDE my business. It was the first time in my […]

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5 Ways Entrepreneurial Groups Have Improved My Life

Since 2011, I’ve been a part of 3 formal entrepreneurial life groups. Although that’s not their names, that’s the way I see them. And the impact of those groups, the time I’ve spent in them, and the relationships I built through them have been priceless. They have had a profound positive impact on my life […]

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Two Things I’ve Learned Being an Entrepreneur and Parent

I was five years into starting and running iThemes when I added a new title to my resume: Dad. Being an entrepreneur and a father is a very interesting combination. It brought up new issues, challenges and questions for me. In fact, it was one of the questions I went to my business group about before our first […]

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Disclaimer: Why I Share My Mental Health Struggles Publicly

As I’ve been sharing openly about mental health and some of my own struggles publicly over the last couple of years, I wanted to make sure I shared the context and purpose for doing so. When I share my mental health struggles as I have here, it isn’t for public therapy … that’s when I […]

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Three New Books I’m Desperately Trying To Eat At Once

Here are three books I can’t wait to read ALL at once and wanted to share. I’ll likely have some notes, tweets and reviews later as they all are packed with great information: Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness by Shasta Nelson — one of the things I talk a lot […]

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