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.

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you find something here that makes your day a little brighter.

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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

To Tim Cook, on the occasion of his coming out

Apple CEO Tim Cook went public with a piece of his private life today, by publishing an op-ed in Blomberg Businessweek stating that he’s gay, and proud of it. (It’s worth a read.) There’s some lively and entirely valid debate on Twitter about whether...

Why I’ve spent a year researching comparison

In the fall of 2013, I had a conversation with Tanya Geisler that turned into a year-long collaboration. Both of us are leadership coaches; both of us have worked extensively on impostor syndrome; and both of us want passionately to see a world where people’s...

What Makes a Launch Successful

Next week, Tanya Geisler and I are launching a project we’ve been working on for a year. Since last October, we’ve held weekly meetings every Wednesday, co-designing a program that addresses a problem we see everywhere: chronic,...

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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