Shape your business with purpose.
Step into leadership your way.
Stay focused on what matters most to you.
Love your work.

It all starts with asking the right questions.

Get curious.

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Hi. I’m Lauren. I help entrepreneurs, creative professionals, and accidental bosses discover their own definitions of success, and live (and work) in alignment with them. Some of the ways I do that include writing, teaching, public speaking, and advising a startup or two.

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Free yourself from comparison, claim your authority & succeed on your terms. A transformative digital program co-created with Tanya Geisler.

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Stop simply taking orders from your customers, and become a trusted advisor and co-creator instead – by asking these essential questions.

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Inner and Outer Critics: the Power Dynamics of Imposter Syndrome

I don’t have an inner critic. I have at least ten of them. Their voices are shrill, thundering, hissing quietly. They say things I’d never say to another human being. Frankly, they’re a bunch of verbally abusive jerks. They tell me all kinds of...

Adventure and Grief on the Road to New England

Last night, in the deep darkness that comes at this time of year, I got in the car and drove to an empty parking lot outside of a shopping mall. I circled around until I found the row of large metal donation bins in the corner farthest from the mall entrance;...

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