February 20, 2020

I got this email yesterday. 

Normally, I wouldn't read this kind of stuff. In fact, normally, I would probably swipe left on it and put it straight into the trash without opening it. (You know you do that too.) However, I read this one. And then I read it again. And the...

October 8, 2018

When I was a kid, we didn’t have a lot of money. Even that is an understatement, really. There were many times we had no money. But we never went hungry. My mom would spend days canning jam in the spring, and then months growing, canning, and freezing vegetables and fr...

September 22, 2018

It wasn’t about business or selling or numbers. It was about people and feelings and passion and culture and wonder and mess and joy and trying and failing and music and art and creating ... within our work and our life. It was all the things your soul needs to eat and...

June 12, 2018

Ahh summer. The perfect time to switch off the TV and get in some reading time. Whether you are in a hammock, on a road trip, or sitting in traffic, these are 12 of my absolute favourite books.

May 28, 2018

Stuck for ideas? Need some fresh new topics to include on your blog, in your videos and newsletters, or on those door hanger thingys you hand out? I've got you covered with this handy summer marketing cheat sheet.

February 6, 2018

If your value statement is more about you than it is about me, you don't have a why statement, you have an I statement.

December 29, 2017

Several times this year, I have taken a stand for women and diversity, in print, on stage, and in leadership. My opinions, and my choice to stand firm on this mountain have been met with mixed reviews, and a lot of questions.  I have been asked, “What are you doing? Do...

December 12, 2017

Every year some media outlet inevitably rounds up the worst faux pas of the social media world and writes some witty blog post about the downfall of a big brand. This is not that post.  Instead, I'd like to share a few examples of times that brands got it right this ye...