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How to convince people to take action

How to convince people to take action

The Pop-Up Pitch by Dan Roam, 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (note: I do not give away 5 stars lightly) I love it when an author understands their subject so well that they can condense mind-blowing wisdom into something clear and succinct. 🤯 This book explains that the most...

On doing hard things: hiking the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim

On doing hard things: hiking the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim

🥵 It's over 100°F. I've just hiked 10 miles down 4,500 feet and still have 5 miles and 1,000 feet of descent to go. I'm cursing the people who told us we were "close" eons ago, and I'm trying not to think about the 10 miles I have to hike tomorrow. Why am I doing this...

Review: $100M Offers by Alex Hormozi

Review: $100M Offers by Alex Hormozi

$100M Offers by Alex Hormozi: 4.5 Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ TBH I wish I had read this maybe... 6 months ago? But better now than never! I loved how actionable this book was. Alex walks through creating an offer you can sell, step by step. 💰 There were a ton of things I took and...

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My Top Secret to Planning Meetings

strategize | Align | Deliver

What if you could deliver outstanding products with the resources you have?

Successful product teams have mastered 3 things:

They have a clear product strategy. They have team alignment on what needs to be done, and who is responsible for what. And they have a delivery roadmap for how to get there.

If you can master these 3 areas, you can do anything.

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5 Ways to Build Community as a Solo Entrepreneur

5 Ways to Build Community as a Solo Entrepreneur

The thing that terrified me the most about starting my own business wasn't that I knew nothing... It was that I was afraid to work by myself. 😬 I am the literal definition of "team player". Working with other people brings me joy, gives me ideas, and gets me out of my...

What’s the Best Use Case for ChatGPT?

What’s the Best Use Case for ChatGPT?

What's the best use case for ChatGPT (or similar solutions)?🤔 It's something I've been mulling over for the past few months.🌎 Is ChatGPT a "universal" solution that ANYONE should be using to solve ANY problem?👩🏼‍💻 Or will all software companies eventually add AI into...

How These Clients Started Using AI

How These Clients Started Using AI

Last week I helped this amazing group get started using AI for their businesses & teams. ⏱️ In *just 1 hour* I guided them through the best way to brainstorm opportunities to use AI, prioritized ideas, and determined next steps. 🧑‍💻 Most of the group did not have...

My Top Secret to Planning Meetings

My Top Secret to Planning Meetings

My #1 secret to planning working sessions (whether it's a formal workshop or informal team meeting): Define your goals and outcomes up front. I like to think about this as answering two questions: 1️⃣ "Why are we here?" (The workshop goal)2️⃣ "What do we want to get...

The State of UX Design

The State of UX Design

When I read this article, I felt like the author crawled inside my head and summarized my career...(The article in question: "The big design freak-out: A generation of design leaders grapple with their future")Probably because he did, in a way; I was one of the...

Move from the Comfort Zone to the Growth Zone

Move from the Comfort Zone to the Growth Zone

I attended an amazing session today hosted by the AJ&Smart team on finding your unique facilitation style. We did lots of introspection, and I especially resonated with this diagram of moving from your comfort zone to a growth zone. Starting my own business has...

A case for buy-in over consensus

A case for buy-in over consensus

Early on in my career, I focused a lot of energy into getting group consensus because I thought that would lead to the best, most successful decisions. Eventually I realized that it was energy and time wasted. Let me explain.When solving big problems (improving...

How to use AI for enterprise

How to use AI for enterprise

In this podcast, consulting gurus Gartner talk about developing your "AI ambition" strategy. I love their Opportunity Radar as a way to think about which use cases benefit your business.I especially love that the radar separates opportunities between customer-facing...