Tag: life lessons

Life lessons from MST3K

I’m not one of those people who dwell, with misty-eyed nostalgia, on the “golden years” of high school. Dear god, no. I went to Saint Ann’s School, a pretentious artsy private high school, but despite how irritating I find many of my fellow alumni, there are many other aspects of my education which continue to benefit…
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April 28, 2015 0

No frills, all (small) business

On March 30, 2015 at 1:00pm ET, I’ll be co-hosting, with my occasional nemesis/partner-in-crime/dear friend Marie Segares, the March segment of our “No Frills Small Business” podcast.  Here’s a teaser for what we’ll be kvetching talking about: small business advice; how and why our respective small businesses saved and re-built our lives; our hard-worn life lessons and…
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March 25, 2015 0

“’Doing Feminism Wrong’: The Struggle of Being a Young Feminist on the Internet”

(On February 23, 2015, I moderated a panel at Social Media Week NYC 2015, helping young female professionals and artists understand how helpful social media, and by extension, on-line communities and networks in general, could be to identifying and achieving their career goals. Rafaella Gunz attended my panel, and that panel led to us following…
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March 19, 2015 0

“My friends say I talk too much about happiness.”

Clearly I’ve been coaching for too long, because when a client recently said that to me, my inner memaw immediately popped up and snappishly responded, “Well then, they’re NOT your friends.” And I still stand by that. Listen: I don’t have some romantic notion of friendship. Friendship, like any other relationship between humans, is damn…
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March 16, 2015 0