Tag: Business

Friday Links

“Oh, wouldn’t the world be a different place if we said, ‘I’m going to do something really little tomorrow.” – Mr. Rodgers + Gotta check out new lifestyle brand, Nothing Major, which I posted about at the Fox is Black. + I think everyone should make the exodus from LinkedIn to Zerply right now. Zerply… Read more »

Pitch Design Union is 3!

I can hardly believe this, but it’s been three years since I sail on the S.S. Self-Employed. I might be a tad biased, but I really think I have the best clients. Yep. Hands down, no if ands or buts about it. I still marvel at the privilege of working with people I consider friends…. Read more »

Why We Have Fewer Women Leaders

I’m no stranger to TED talks, but this one is by far the most incredible one I’ve seen. Given by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, it goes hand-in-hand with a similarly incredible piece on her in the New Yorker. It’s the best and most honest view of women’s roles in the home and workplace that… Read more »

Tina Fey

I was a little excited but mostly blorft. “Blorft” is an adjective I just made up that means ‘Completely overwhelmed but proceeding as if everything is fine and reacting to the stress with the torpor of a possum.’ I have been blorft every day for the past seven years. -from Bossypants, 2011

Why Work Doesn't Happen at Work

I’ve been thinking about this video for three days now, ever since I saw it on Swiss Miss. As a freelancer who regularly works on-site contract gigs for lots of different kinds of companies, I’ve gotten to audition lots of different work processes. Despite all of them having their own quirks and vastly different personalities,… Read more »