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Entrepreneurship is Risky Business

"Entrepreneurship is NOT sexy." - Kristin Darga As entrepreneurs, we have to stay connected or we end up feeling very alone. Entrepreneurship gets way more risky when you disconnect from others and think hustling is how you build your business. Kristin Darga of Impact...

Done Is Better Than Perfect

Done is better than perfect because perfect never gets done. The first time I got up in front of an audience to speak, I was shaking the piece of paper I was reading from - the one I was reading word-for-word. Sure, I took speech class in college, but it didn’t really...

Finding Your Happy Place in Brand & Life

“The whole essence of story isn’t about being likable.” - Marc Gutman Marc Gutman and I met at his Happy House - an old coal shack renovated into his office space - outside of Boulder, Colorado. It was the perfect location since this week we’re talking all about...

10 Steps To Unsuck Your Holidays

(Caveat: This is NOT for people who love the holidays & think they’re the jolliest. If you think they are, skip this post completely.)   As soon as the adorable kids in their uterus-tugging costumes walk away from the house and the Halloween decorations come...

Your Purpose Is Your Direction

“Money is a tool to further your purpose in life.” - Alex Agresta Alexandria (Alex) Agresta is Chief Purpose Pioneer at Purpose Pioneers and is now a SPEAK With Confidence Rockstar Alumni! I’m such a huge fan of hers and I promise two minutes into this episode - you...

HOW TO: Make Sniff-Test Worthy Copy

“Life is too short to not make an impact in the world.” - Jon Cook Jon Cook is so good at connecting people that I found him because every time I asked for people who were connected in Denver, every person sent me to Jon. He is a wonderful human filled with loads of...

You’re A Banker?! No Way!

“You have to be very mindful of what you’re trying to accomplish at the end of the day.” - Jenny Shtipelman Last week we held our SPEAK With Confidence October Accelerator in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado. The week was busy, jam-packed with great Rockstars,...

Own Your Boss-Ness

“You must expect failure as part of your journey of success, failure and success go hand in hand, you cannot have one without the other.” - Richard Parkes Cordock Failure sucks. Thoroughly, painfully sucks. No one wants to fail - we all want to succeed. And we talk...

Suck It Up, Cupcake

“Suck it up, Cupcake.” My friend Frederique even has stickers that say so. She is not the type to tell anyone it’s easy to run a business but she also dislikes when people complain about what they do. Suck it up, Cupcake! You were excited...