5 Ways to Build Community as a Solo Entrepreneur

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...
Move from the Comfort Zone to the Growth Zone

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...
What time of day are you most creative?

What time of day are you most creative?

What time of day are you most creative? I am NOT a morning person. I regularly tell my husband I can’t be held accountable for anything I say before food and coffee. So help me god, there is no way to make me more grumpy than to ask me a question before...
Why I started my own business & changed careers

Why I started my own business & changed careers

Why I started my own business & changed careers During the 2 month sabbatical I took prior to launching my own business, I read a book called “Refuse to Choose! (Use all of your interests, passions, and hobbies to create the life and career of your dreams)” by...
Introducing Maria Burke Design

Introducing Maria Burke Design

Introducing Maria Burke Design I’m super excited to share that after a relaxing and rejuvenating summer sabbatical, I am starting my own design strategy business! My mission is to help product teams do more effective, meaningful work (and have fun while...