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Don't believe the hype - Relief is in sight! Sep 13, 2022

Three Truths and a Lie

It seems like every small business owner I know is utterly exhausted. Let me know if this sounds familiar: 

You've always been smart, talented, and uber-capable. When you first got the idea to start your business, your friends cheered you on. You felt absolutely...

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What if you don't have to do it alone? Aug 31, 2022

I'm a Safe Bet

We are all plagued by our culture's obsession with the rugged individual. Even though no one does anything independently (if you're fighting me - who made the shirt on your back? who packed your groceries? who changed your diapers?), there's a myth in our country that we should...

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The Transformative Properties of Kindness Aug 09, 2022

Have you ever dreaded a task you had no way to get out of, put it off as long as you could, and then stressed yourself out about pushing through and doing it anyway? This was me with getting my maiden name restored on identity documents post-divorce. I felt so fortunate that my divorce...

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What is your bigger why? Aug 01, 2022

Feeling connected to purpose is healing. My work as a business coach doesn't happen in a vacuum. We all exist in a larger social fabric, with many alarming simultaneous crises happening every day. Sometimes when I think about how we treat people in this country my heart aches. What buoys me,...

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No, but who are you REALLY? Jul 13, 2022

How well do you know your authentic self? It's been a lifelong journey to find my authentic voice. Just a few of the contributing factors:

  • My ancestral Chinese immigrant story teaches that our survival depends on self-erasure and conformity to whatever white power demands
  • Anti-Chinese...
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Ether-to-Matter and In-between Jun 24, 2022

I'm 4 out of 5 days through delivering my first online workshop, Unleash Your Inner Superhero. Have you ever experienced the strangeness of training toward some big audacious goal you dreamed of for years, trained for for months...and then one day you're just the person who is doing this...

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Why didn't I do this sooner? Jun 12, 2022

This week I'm putting finishing touches on my free workshop for solo business owners who want support for making their first hire toward building a team. It's forcing me to get very honest about why for years in my previous retail business, I thought I needed to do everything myself. I...

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How I Recover from Self-Doubt Jun 04, 2022

This week began with what my coach calls the wobbles: from berating myself for everything that didn't go more perfectly at Monday's Disco Supper Club, to what if everything I felt sure of spiritually this year has been a giant self-delusion? ...

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A Call to Expand Our Impact May 26, 2022

It's the last week of AAPI Heritage Month which always brings up this tension: I am a woman of color who experiences racism in a real way, and I come from plenty of privilege and comfort in the spectrum of oppression olympics. I long for representation that portrays the...

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Standing Up in our Fullness May 19, 2022

How are you handling your heart and mind in the midst of so much bad news? There is a collective heaviness in days like these. For me, the racially-motivated gun violence in Dallas, Buffalo and Orange County have been testing my sense of hope. Two years after the summer of protests...

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F*ck Perfectionism, Just Be You Apr 27, 2022

My conversation with Leia Mitchell this past Monday was the warm hug I needed. I hope you felt inspired by Leia too. I highly recommend inviting Leia to help you strategize for reaching your goals. Reach out to her on Instagram or Facebook...

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