That Stuff Don’t Work for Me: Advice for Female Founders Over Forty

The problem with self-help books is that what works for some people isn’t necessarily going to work for me or for you. As my friend, Aunt Chan, says, “That shit don’t work for me.” Two years ago, I read a book that really inspired me at the time, though I found much of it — just… Read More

Pivot or Persevere?

While working on my earlier blogs, especially the failed one,  —um, okay, so they were all failures.  The one thing one gets from things that don’t go as planned is experience.  Cue the ‘wah-wah’ music. Yes, I have tons of experience. 🙂  In creating this blog, I “pivoted” the earlier, failed blog, adjusting my objectives and… Read More

Three Things I Learned from a Failed Blog

The image above is from the book by Jeff Patton’s book,  User Story Mapping.  It’s about the concept of Minimum Viable Product.  The video in the link at the bottom discusses the MVP concept in detail, using this illustration.  I’ll cover the book next week.  Bloggers are a special subset of people looking for impractical advice.  … Read More