Please Refrain From Picking My Brain (Or, My Landlord Doesn’t Accept Lattes)

Michelle Hartney, Sagan Druyan I

As a strategist working with entrepreneurs, I get a request like this at least once a week: Hey Ciara! I have a launch/event/campaign coming up and I want to pick your brain on how to market it/get press/do everything. Can […]

What I Learned From Building a Conference in 35 Days

ConnectorCon Michael Roderick

Back in December of 2012 I hosted the first ConnectorCon while I was still working in business development at an educational technology start up. I had been to a conference earlier that year that I was not impressed with and […]

Introducing the Pregame Clubhouse: A Space for Creating Your Success

Pregame PDX Clubhouse

After the past decade of working with people to create a Game Plan for achieving their personal and professional goals, I’m excited to launch the first Pregame Clubhouse this August in Portland, Oregon. Our Pregame PDX Clubhouse is a space dedicated to giving you […]

From 9-5 Survive to Career Thrive

Shanti Grumbine, Surge (From “Genizah”), 2015, de-acidified New York Times newspaper, jade glue, matte medium, UV archival spray, nails, magnets, 24 x 30 inches

Working the 9-5 is showing up simply in order to get a paycheck. Having a job is a survival mechanism rather than a thriving mechanism. So how do we take a job from surviving to thriving? By having a fulfilling […]