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What’s your moonshot?

I had trails of melted ice cream running down to my elbows and tears in my eyes. As I watched a hologram of Apollo 11 take off from its projected base on the Washington Monument, my ice cream cone forgotten in my hand, I heard this line come through the loudspeakers:...

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The real stakes of being able to communicate your ideas

Our words seem so insignificant in the day to day. We send a zillion texts, have casual chats, throw something up on Instagram... It all feels light; until it’s not there. Find yourself in a circumstance where you’re silenced, unheard, and your whole being freaks out....

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The 2019 State of the Businesses Report

Hearing footsteps outside the door, I quickly arrange my body so that my shoulders are caved in and I’m looking down at the floor. I know the key to getting through the next 30 minutes is to look as apologetic as possible. The Headmistress walks into the musty old...

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You Can’t Hack a Relationship

It's here, it's here! I'm thrilled to announce that the 2019 State of the Businesses Report + Artist's Statement is now out and ready for you to read! In it, you'll find an unparalleled level level of transparency about my businesses (so if you've ever been curious...

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The Deep and Brilliant Foundation of All Great Ideas

So imagine you’re out somewhere, all dolled up in your Sunday-go-to-meeting best, and suddenly, you see them — the person that fits right into your daydreams of riding off into the sunset and “Til death do us part”. You want them — bad. So what do you do? A. You put...

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There Are No Boring Topics — Just Boring Writers

60,000 years ago, give or take a couple ten thousand years, something happened that fundamentally changed the course of the universe. One person looked at another person, and said something. The other person said something back. Conversation started. This changed...

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You’re Spam Until You Prove Otherwise

One of the coolest things about writing copy and content is that we get to work with some seriously interesting people. Right now, we’ve got someone who styles fashion shows, someone who runs arctic expeditions, a naturopath out to change the way we do health, and an...

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You Don’t Have to Be Loud. You Just Have to Be Heard.

In one way, you’d think that nothing would be easier than building a following online. After all, the Internet has radically leveled the communication playing field. It’s no longer 1965 with three TV stations, all manned by old white dudes; anybody can post anything...

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You Don’t Have a Niche. You Have a Cop Out.

Our words seem so insignificant in the day to day. We send a zillion texts, have casual chats, throw something up on Instagram... It all feels light; until it’s not there. Find yourself in a circumstance where you’re silenced, unheard, and your whole being freaks out....

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