business // acceleration
How to write clear, loving policies for your business & life.
Please ask yourself this question before you choose the “format” for your next product, service, art project, or heart project.
What are you devoted to creating? (A worksheet.)
10 ways to answer the dreaded, “Can I pick your brain?” question… gracefully.
Don’t leave a hole where your finest work should go.
Why I don’t necessarily want to grow “bigger.”
Write from a full cup.
10 ways to write blog post titles, headlines & email subject lines that make people go, “whoa!”
Before you start writing: Four practices to help you get focused & clear.
I did it! vs. It was worth it. (There’s a difference…)
What kind of “professional” do you want to be?
12 ways to get more people reading & sharing your blog.
How to consult with a mystic (… and ask really good questions.)
35 things you can do instead of starting a blog.
The simple, sexy truth about how to “get booked” and “sell stuff.”
Why I don’t do… all the things I don’t do.
Still trying to “find your voice” as a writer? That’s not how it works.
If you were the best in the world at what you do, how would you behave?
Got “email insecurity?” How to stop hovering over the “send” button and hit it, already.
You already know everything.
Let it hurt. Then get to work.
Just the right words. Just the right time. Three stories to inspire you to say them.
Everything is marketing.
Don’t “write blog posts” or “launch products.” Create little miracles.
I want be the kid who dances like a total dork & lights up the world.
What is a “good” writer, anyway?
7 guidelines for writing emails that people actually want to read.
How to get angry people to calm down & be cool.
Want to be famous, successful, booked ’til forever? Operate like the world is already listening.
How to write to someone you admire & become their BFF. (And why maybe… you shouldn’t.)
The ultimate guide to naming your “thing.”
Downsizing your joy? Stop that. Let us be happy for you.
Tired of waiting? Great. Start creating.
How to write a book. (See also: complete anything.)
How to plan a workshop or retreat.
Why I want to be a “Daymaker.”
33 prompts to unlock new blog posts & stories that need to be told.
Got one blog reader (your mom?) Or ten? Or fifty? Here’s why you are a “big deal,” no matter what your audience size may be.
Warning: Do not read this if you enjoy clinging to excuses that prevent you from making art, moving forward & doing wonderful things.
How to be a deep & appreciative listener.
How to politely say “no” to a ridiculous, unreasonable request.
The 7 emails that nobody wants to receive — and how to answer each one, with love.
The 3 major flavors of “writer’s block.”
Trying to describe your delightful new project — and drawing a blank? Start here.
Read this when you can’t remember who you are, what you do, why you do it — or how to talk about it.
A 75-word business plan.
Just be helpful.
Distracted? Overwhelmed? The question that brings me back home.
5 simple ideas that changed the way I write, speak, create, make money & operate in the world.
Yet another way to write your own bio.
Feeling drained by emails, blogs, newsletters — the whole Internet? Take back your power.
You’ve got a video interview in ten minutes time. Here’s how to nail your message, feel great & shine.
Got a big dream? Start with one room.
Need to write a bio? Like, right now? Use this.
Don’t know what to blog about? 88 pieces of fill-in-the-blank inspiration.
10 of the best possible “worst case scenarios.”
Can you chat with a friend? Then you’re really good at sales.
How I decide what to charge.
How to throw an extraordinary workshop, even if you have “no experience.”
Too sexy for the Internet?
How to be more eloquent & witty.
How to have a fun & fascinating conversation with anyone.
I spent an hour with “The Oprah Whisperer.” Here’s what I learned.
On simplicity, night visions & doing what you damn well please.
30 confidence vitamins to pump you up.
How to get fewer emails.
Or, you might surprise yourself.
You don’t have to “overcome adversity” in order to “know stuff.”
How to practice Asteya — non-stealing of others’ time — in your work & communication.
How to attract people you can count on — in life, love & business.
I spent an hour with a publicist. Here’s what I learned.
Screw the sales pitch. Write a love letter.
5 ways to write a blow-your-mind manifesto.
How to say “no” to everything ever.
The most annoying question, ever.
What to do when you hit your “creative ceiling.”
Desperately seeking a mentor? Read this.
Want to discover your voice? Be forgetful.
The “it’s not rocket science” approach to making your dreams come true.
I’m not that busy. Really.
Money amplifies your art. (A manifesto.)
Can’t sell your stuff? Consider this.
It’s just a numbers game — and you’ve already won.
7 mantras for shy people & moments of wobbly confidence.
How to get noticed in a crowded, noisy online universe.
Is your Internet penis too small?
How to find your creative rhythm.
8 things I’ve learned about life — from conversations with 80and life coaches.
5 ways to finish writing your “ABOUT” page, already.
Red pills, blue pills & nipple tassels.
How to choose your “next big thing.”
7 business truths I wish I’d been brave enough to believe, 732 days ago.
This is what’s possible.
7 questions when you’re not sure who you’re becoming.
Tell us who you are. No, seriously.
19 ways to start making money from your website or blog.
10 ways your website is breaking my heart.
How to gather testimonials from clients, customers and fans.
100 alternatives to the question, “So, what do you do?”
15 ways to make an excellent first impression.
What’s your “Plan Z?”
What’s on your future resume?