How to Survive and Thrive in the Future

I had the opportunity to give the keynote talk at WordCamp Ann Arbor in October 2016. In this talk I share what I think are the keys to surviving and thriving in the very future — Pivot and Purpose. Here is the full video: Here is the slidedeck: How To Survive & Thrive In the […]

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Check Out This New Talent Assessment Tool Called Plum

I have a friend who is looking for a new gig, who I’m helping her with her resume and cover letter. One of the places she applied for had a very in-depth assessment tool, taking over an hour. I got to look over her shoulder a couple of times and it fascinated me, so I look […]

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Impact Is So Incredibly Simple

This week I got notes from two people who just thanked me for simply being a decent human being to them. Although I’m always incredibly encouraged and grateful when I get notes like this, it just reminded me of how simple it is to make an impact in other people’s lives. So I wanted to […]

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Cheers to the Little Guys

In January, it’ll be 9 years of doing business in WordPress at iThemes. So crazy to think we’re nearing a decade of work. And I’m thankful for every minute of it, even the toughest parts. Today, for a couple of reasons, I’m feeling a bit nostalgic. Almost 9 years later now, one of my best friends isn’t even […]

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Do It For Them Or Let Them Figure It Out

One of the best pieces of advice (experience share, OK, OK) I got as a rookie entrepreneur trying to build our team was: “If you want to see how good your team is and the health of your business, take two weeks off with minimal, if any, contact and see how they do.” I’ve done […]

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