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.

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

Essential Resources for Diversifying Your Team

I've been putting together an instalment of my Web Career Clinic wherein I discuss – in very broad brushstrokes – how to make your tech team more diverse and inclusive, and in it I share a few of my go-to resources on the subject. This is a huge topic, but if you have...

The Untenable End Game of the Personal Brand

Four years ago, I made the transition from running a company with employees to going it solo. I spent some time considering company names for my new business, but in the end I decided that the simplest option was the best, so I registered laurenbacon.com and started...

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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