Crazy Little Thing Called Love in Business

Shalicia Johnson of ArrowStar Photography and Laura Paisley Beck of Wa'am Writes at a workshop in Madison, WI.

What does love have to do with business? Nearly everything for entrepreneurs. In a time where hate takes over the daily (and hourly) news, and the holidays remind some people of a long history in which religion was used as a powerful excuse to rewrite origin stories, justify racism and conquer land, we need to […]

3 Reasons Collaboration Works Over Competition

Joanna Johnson, Laura Paisley Beck, and Ashley Slater at an Enrollment Marketing Team party in Portland, OR.

Have you ever noticed how unhealthy competition turns smart people into primal neanderthals? Collaboration wins over competition. Laura Paisley Beck shares personal insight from decades of sales experience.

Burning Butterflies: How To Process Inner Critic Noise With Somatic Therapy

Butterfly in lightbulb- credit to Victoria_Regan in Pixabay.

I burn butterflies every week now. Before you call any animal rights authorities, let me explain. Do you have a noisy Inner Critic? That goblin in your head that says cloyingly sweet, supportive, cheerful mantras to boost your spirits? Yeah, I kid. As a professional writer, mine is downright nasty. I let it block my […]