The Power of One

A peacock made of holiday lights at the Henry Vilas Zoo, Madison, WI.

Confession: I cringe when I hear the saying, “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.” It’s a great way for this social content creator to lose lunch. Focus, however. That we could all hone in. Any lovely little trick or tool to help us turn off the distractions and excuses to […]

Practice Makes Progress – Quit Aiming For Perfection

Laura Paisley Beck's red Dr Marten boots on a cobblestone street in Portugal with a calcada star.

Perfection – that glimmering mirage out on the horizon. We think we will reach some kind of elated status when we get there, yet it’s forever out of reach. For this reason, to preach perfection, in my humble opinion as a content creator for awesome change-makers, is cruel. What a way to crush our human […]

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 […]