Writing nook

  1. January 19, 2021

    During the pandemic, David Whyte (one of my favorite poets and thinkers) has been offering online seminars. I highly recommend them; they’ve…

  2. December 08, 2020

    Focusing your business on weirdos can seem like a risk, but is it?

  3. October 07, 2020

    This is the issue where I start yet another public writing project, this one for essays and the like. ❤️

  4. October 02, 2020

    Why weirdos are easier to find and understand than any other breed of human

  5. September 25, 2020

    This is the issue where I announce another weird web project, this one from our team at &yet.

  6. September 04, 2020

    This is the issue where I started writing my next book on People-First Growth in public. I also answer the question, “Was there any…

  7. July 24, 2020

    Here’s a little announcement post I wrote for our August Gather the People class. (The materials are still up on Instagram for your…

  8. July 18, 2020

    “Only a few achieve the colossal task of holding together, without being split asunder, the clarity of their vision alongside an ability to…

  9. June 19, 2020

    This is a newsletter I wrote for &yet about how we’re standing in solidarity with the Black community against systemic oppression, white…

  10. March 24, 2020

    Gather the Courage is a guided journaling project we made to help creative leaders to reflect, be encouraged, and make courageous decisions…

  11. March 23, 2020

    Image by @drawnbyjaime, for &yet In this week’s newsletter, I’m sharing a couple of things we made to help during pandemic-time.

  12. March 22, 2020

    My sweet Charlotte wanted to talk about how to deal with sad feelings on our walk today. I ❤️ this list of happy makers she came up with.

  13. February 04, 2020

    _“While we weren’t watching, a next generation threat to human freedom materialized right in front of our noses. We didn’t notice it because…

  14. December 13, 2019

    The past two months have been a surreal experience. We added several folks to our team on the growth side (Hi, Jessica! Hi, Lauren!), which…

  15. September 24, 2019

    I love the feeling of starting something new. Even though it takes a while to get your footing, everything in front of you feels like pure…

  16. September 05, 2019

    I’ve been thinking about the phrase “leap and the net will appear” this week. I’ve never felt so strongly that this is terrible advice…

  17. August 22, 2019

    I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the type of presence Amy Cuddy refers to in her book. I’m solidly an introvert. If I had my way, I…

  18. August 01, 2019

    Remember when we talked about OKRs that one time? As we’re going into our third planning quarter, I’ve come to really appreciate the clarity…

  19. July 23, 2019

    We publicly released our cold read assessment last week. It’s been making me think a lot about the biases we bring when we create products…

  20. July 16, 2019

    Adam took me on my first backpacking trip a month ago, and my second last weekend. Since then, I keep thinking about how grounding it is to…

  21. July 10, 2019

    I’m feeling really encouraged as I write this today. It’s been 91 days since we publicly committed to our new direction and started setting…

  22. July 04, 2019

    Last week was my first week as CEO of &yet. (Adam wrote a post about it, if you havent heard yet.) It was a pretty natural transition, but…

  23. April 04, 2019

    Dear friends, family, and folks we know from the Internet who have squirreled their way into our hearts, We have a new name! We were going…

  24. May 24, 2018

    So…fun update for you. But first I need to put on my confident zombie goddess face. This is probably the most off-brand I will ever be…

  25. April 11, 2014

    When I was a kid, I loved playing role-playing games. (Still do.) I love that you can be whoever you want to be…that you can explore the…

  26. January 26, 2014

    Last week, I started doing The Artist’s Way for maybe the second or third time (I say “doing” rather than “reading” because although it’s a…

  27. January 04, 2014

    Last night in the pitch dark, I trekked to the beach in below-freezing temperatures in order to see the “big waves” with my family. (The…

  28. December 20, 2011

    They say that when you’re your own boss, you’ve got the worst boss in the world. It’s true. To myself, I am like the Attila the Hun of…