Instead of just going through the motions with business as usual, take some time to set a big vision for yourself and clarify what needs to change in order to move in that direction.
Above all, I wanted to be truthful and exact. For me a landscape hardly exists at all as a landscape, because its appearance is constantly changing...You have to know how to seize just the right moment in a landscape instantaneously, because that particular moment will never come again, and you're always wondering if the impression … Continue reading Truth In Nature
For us to lead and have effective impact, we need to earn that right to be heard. We need to care.
Earlier this year, I had an idea to gather girls and women of all ages in the kitchen so we could spend more time together and learn from each other.
Don and I had the privilege of watching How I Built This Live with Guy Raz as he interviewed Curt Richardson, the founder of Otterbox, at the Paramount Theatre in Denver, CO who says he "grows to give."
How do you "censor" what you read and watch? How do you censor what you share with others? It's a natural, human thing to censor ourselves. We make decisions about what we want to eat, read, watch, and do with our time. We censor what we say depending on who we are hanging out with. … Continue reading On Censorship
"You come home to a note on your door saying, 'You're in danger, leave the city, but don't tell anyone." We were preparing for this moment all our lives. We read our history books and were familiar with stories of families who decided to flee at a moment's notice when they began noticing shifts in … Continue reading Escaping Town
For owners, the path to success in our business is more complex and requires great perseverance and grit. We need to be clear on what we are pursuing and why.
Austin Kleon reminded me recently of the importance of walking in the morning - every single day - in his awesome book, Keep Going. I've been trying to keep it up, even during these quickly changing seasons in Breckenridge, CO. I LOVE to walk. As an introvert, it's a time for me to process all … Continue reading The Morning Walk
Don't be afraid to claim your market niche. The more specific you are, the easier it will be for people to remember what you do and share it with others.