April 8, 2020

Last weeks announcement of The Wing, a network and community space for women, closing its doors made my heart hurt. I don't know the founders, but I know the feeling. I ache for what they are going through. What so many of you are going through.

The founders of The...

March 4, 2020

Seed money – to borrow or not to borrow from family? Early in my career I heard directly from a guest lecturer, an entrepreneur, “don’t take money from family.” This person then reiterated, “whatever you do, DON’T". The point was belabored, enough to where it stuck wit...

January 31, 2020

In 2014 I was five years into taking a business nationwide. We opened 50 markets in a 12 month period of time, developed a predictive valuation tool to value inventory and were powering the backend for some of the countries most notable vehicle search engines. I had an...

January 15, 2020

This time last year I was walking on sunshine. Literally. I was in the US Virgin Islands enjoying a post-holiday reprieve, fresh off my run at a fast paced startup that had been acquired. I was ready to catch my breath and turn my focus on new opportunities the year co...

May 23, 2019

In the years during my early start-ups, I was in search mode. I was searching for the brightest people that I could bring in, the best technology that could help me scale and the most ideal marketing avenues. It was all about leveraging limited capital as I bootstrappe...

February 1, 2019

While helping my two young children get dressed for a family wedding it occurred to me how much a look could transform an attitude. As I laid out the elegant dress that my daughter would wear and the little suit for my son, they both excitedly threw off their PJs to st...

December 26, 2018

Last week I was shopping for one, final last-minute gift for my son. I had already chosen what I believed to be a thoughtful and perfect gift, but I still felt as though it wasn’t enough — and so I rushed back into the toy store, searching for one last gift that would...

November 30, 2018

Like most of you, I sat around our Thanksgiving table last week feeling grateful for what I often take for granted on a daily basis — my work, my family and of course the food. As I toasted the company of my loved ones, it occurred to me that exactly five years ago, th...

October 23, 2018

How many of you have been doing something routine — commuting to the office, going for a run or maybe walking the dog — and an idea comes to you? It’s a great idea, and the more you think about it, the bigger it gets and the faster your heart beats because there is som...

September 27, 2018

Last week, I was hiking with a good friend. We were catching up on our families and our jobs, dreaming aloud about the lives we’re trying to create for ourselves, and others, now and in the future — and the transitions we’ve already made or will make on our journeys to...

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