Posts filed under society & culture

The Promise of the You Economy: It’s Not About You

There’s a bit of a misunderstanding about the promise of the You Economy. It’s not all about you: your self-worth,

The Danger of Searching for Your One True Love

I wandered for years wondering if I would “find my passion.” I often worried that I had found it &

The risk of realizing your potential and the opportunity of disaster

“High tolerance for risk.” It’s a qualification for hedge fund managers, venture capitalists, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. But you? Most

Creating community & conversation around controversial topics: Interview with Ev’Yan Whitney

What happens when a casual lifestyle blogger realizes her real calling is learning about & exploring sexuality online? A new

How would your business be different if you had investors?

One thing that separates our businesses from traditional “start-ups” is funding. We “fund” our businesses through savings accounts, liquidated 401Ks,

you’re grounded: breaking the cycle of pricing based on traditional employment

How did you set your very first self-employed, entrepreneurial hourly rate? Pat yourself on the back if you did some

what is the future of work? interview with Dr. Susan Bernstein

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. – Steve Jobs, 1955-2011 What is the

Is the Creative Class a Lie? Why Salon.com gets it so very wrong

The jobs just aren’t coming back. They left on what was supposed to be a round-the-world cruise and the ship