So You Want to Work Remote …

I have a couple of disclaimers as well as context before diving into my thoughts on working remote. First, this post is written from a manager’s perspective, not the team member’s, particularly my own as I’ve led and grown iThemes from one person to now over 20+ since 2008. I’m focusing these thoughts and experience sharing on a situation where you […]

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How To Find Lasting Meaning and Purpose

I just devoured The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters by Emily Esfahani Smith and have added it to my All-Time Reading List. It’s easily one of the best books I’ve read about finding purpose and meaning. And very honestly it came at the ideal time in my life. I found the book […]

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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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