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, coaching, teaching, public speaking, and advising a startup or two.

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Beyond Compare

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

Curious for a Living: the e-book

Curious for a Living

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

Business Courses at Lynda.com

I teach subjects like defining success for yourself, creating a design portfolio, and collaborative design. (And they’re insanely affordable.)

Latest Posts

Entitlement, Generosity, and the Space Between

In the past 24 hours, I came across two excellent essays that appear on the surface to contradict each other: Steve Almond’s “The Problem of Entitlement: A Question of Respect” describes the resistance he sees amongst his writing students towards the...

Moving Beyond Compare – and Learning to Take My Own Advice

In my last curiosity experiment, I cited Howard Thurman’s wonderful advice: “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” His is a powerful reminder...

What Makes You Come Alive?

There is a quote from the wise and prolific Howard Thurman that I have returned to again and again. You have probably come across it before. “Don’t ask what the world needs,” says Thurman. “Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the...

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Impostor Syndrome

Claim the authority that’s uniquely yours

Women in Tech

Changing the gender ratio & increasing diversity

Systems of Sovereignty

Working on – not in – your business

Leadership & Accidental Bosses

Managing a team with authenticity and generosity