Creativity…Marketing…Life

Why Create a Marketing Plan?

Creating a marketing plan can be your ticket to having more ease and fun with your business!

WFH Wellness Entrepreneur Spotlight

WFH Wellness Entrepreneur Spotlight Grace Yu. Read Grace’s story and see how she turned her creation (Stop Drop and Dance) into the joy, connection, and release that so many people (including her) needed in those first few weeks of the pandemic.

What Is Marketing?

What is this thing we call marketing? When you ask people, they may reply quickly, off-the-cuff with answers like: social media and email, selling your products, promoting your business, “the bane of my existence.” None of these answers are wrong, but what if there’s a whole new way to define marketing?

Slow and Steady WINS. THE. RACE.

After 30+ Free Marketing Consultations in 30 days, my thoughts on marketing, business, life (!) have coalesced into a three-part, simple strategy.. We all want things to happen fast, but the good things, the things that really matter, can take time. Watch your pace...

Do We Need to Fake It?

I love this photograph, shared on Instagram by my friend, Katie. @DudeWithSign hit the nail on the head. The day before I saw this post, a client and I chuckled (with a bit of despair) over the fact that it’s really hard to start an email these days.This got me...

Doing Business at the Speed of Molasses

While working at Chronicle Books, my boss would often leave zerox’d copies of magazine or newspaper articles on my chair with a small post-it and usually a short comment in her tiny, distinct handwriting. “Inspiration! —VR” There was one such article that spoke to me...
WFH Wellness Entrepreneur Spotlight

WFH Wellness Entrepreneur Spotlight

WFH Wellness Entrepreneur Spotlight Grace Yu. Read Grace’s story and see how she turned her creation (Stop Drop and Dance) into the joy, connection, and release that so many people (including her) needed in those first few weeks of the pandemic.

What Is Marketing?

What Is Marketing?

What is this thing we call marketing? When you ask people, they may reply quickly, off-the-cuff with answers like: social media and email, selling your products, promoting your business, “the bane of my existence.” None of these answers are wrong, but what if there’s a whole new way to define marketing?

Let’s Dance!

Let’s Dance!

50TH BIRTHDAY FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT BARHII I've been talking about my birthday a lot (probably more than most people do), but let me tell you why. I feel so fortunate to have the chance to celebrate another year that I just can't keep it to myself. FOR MY 50TH...my...

Home Offices and Hummingbirds

Home Offices and Hummingbirds

We did a home office shuffle a few weeks ago. I set up our guest room as an office because really, who is sleeping over these days?

Grace Held My Hand

Grace Held My Hand

Originally published on Herstry.com, Nov 1, 2019 When the nurse called and said, “Your biopsy results show malignant ductal carcinoma in situ,” I was shocked. Did she say “carcinoma?”  “What?” I sat down. “What do you mean ‘malignant?’”  She said a few more words and...

Dig Out the Roots

Dig Out the Roots

WE HAVE TO DIG OUT THE ROOTS OF SYSTEMIC RACISM. There’s a cottonwood tree in our backyard. It’s tall, creates shade, and its leaves can be hypnotizing the way they shimmer in the wind—like little mirrors twisting, turning, shining in my face, back and forth, back and...