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To better navigate our new world, it sure helps to get to know the people who were born into it

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My tipping point in my writing and online coaching career happened by accident. I was reading an article by a 24-year-old blogger and immediately saw a lot of myself in his words; albeit a much younger self. For once, instead of letting the feeling pass, I shot him a message and a week later we got on our first of now many calls.

If you’re like a lot of people, when you think of the word “mentor,” you envision someone (usually with a white flowing beard) sitting on top of a mountain sharing their wisdom to all who will listen…


I learned more from bored, antsy, innovative teenagers during the pandemic than I have in my entire entrepreneurial career

Teenage girl laying down upside down on a couch using her smartphone
Teenage girl laying down upside down on a couch using her smartphone
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I run digital companies in the edtech, information product, consulting, and e-learning spaces, and I have for years. When Covid became an official pandemic — and things like virtual schooling and remote work became ubiquitous across the country — my initial plan was to maintain the status quo.

Last March, I donned a “this too shall pass” attitude, as I’m guessing many of us did. …

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