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How to Introduce Yourself at a Dinner Party Like a Cool-As-A-Cucumber BALLER

“So, what do you do?” These are the words WE ALL DREAD, FAM. Even professional communicators—cough cough—who work online and write inappropriate blog posts and whose job titles can’t easily be corralled onto some adorable fucktard pin. This past week, however, I had the opportunity to reflect on the personal intro more than ever when I found myself at not […]

In: Business 101, Communication, Hard Stuff,

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HEY, FREELANCERS: Get Featured in My Forthcoming Book!

Yessssss, the delicious one being published by Penguin Random House, out there in the wild, coming to a bookstore near you! ⚡️ If you’re a freelancer anywhere in the world who’s hit the $50K, $75K or $100K+ benchmarks, I want to hear from YOU. I’m specifically looking for people who are out there kicking ass and […]

In: Business 101,

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If You Suck at Numbers And The Term “Balance Sheet” Makes You Nervous Laugh, THIS WILL CHANGE YOUR EFFING LIFE

I HAVE SO MANY GOOD THINGS TO TELL YOU! (Yes, we’re starting off with caps, because I will probably be seventy years old and still be wearing necklaces as big as my head and obviously my words need to reflect my authentic self.) I mean, do you understand how many amazing things are happening right […]

In: Accounting + Bookkeeping, Business 101, Freelancing,

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Not Sure What to Sell? Here’s a Shot of Inspiration.

Most people think they need an actual product to sell—but what if the experience was the product? One of my favorite websites on the planet is TabletHotels.com, who have vetted and hand-selected some of the world’s most gorgeous, well-designed hotel spaces. I always go there first, looking for accommodations, because: it’s a feast for the […]

In: Business 101,

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HEYYYY-OHHHHH, You Should Probably Register Your Trademark Before Someone Steals Your Business Name Out From Under You and Then You Want to Grab a Knife and COMMIT BLOODY, BLOODY MURDER

So yesterday I roll up to this hair salon in Salem, Massachusetts—because where else would you get your hair done when flying in from Central America? The owner had agreed to come in early to do the cut and color because apparently I am a demanding lunatic who needs to get on the road to […]

In: Business 101, Legal,

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She Wrote the Book On It

At my retreat in the Cotswolds, this past summer, I gave everyone salmon-colored Kate Spade notebooks that read on the cover: She wrote the book on it. It’s a theme I teach and live and breathe and bleed. Everyone’s always asking, “How do you market yourself? How do you get people to notice you?” (For […]

In: Business 101, Creating, Marketing,

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