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 coachingwriting, teaching, 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 career building for web professionals, creating an effective portfolio, and collaborative design. (And they’re insanely affordable.)

Latest Posts

5 ways to redefine business growth

Some years, you look at your business financials and feel all warm and fuzzy. You hit or exceeded your targets; you did better than the year before; and all in all, your P&L statement has some very pleasing numbers that compare well to last year’s. Other years… don’t...

The radical subversiveness of building a “lifestyle business”

Let’s talk about the value that so-called lifestyle businesses contribute, above and beyond pure profit. What is interesting and important happens mostly in secret, in places where there is no power. Nothing much of lasting value ever happens at the head table, held...

Honour your ick.

One of my clients is starting a business and she just can’t summon the energy to create the “lead magnet” (AKA free resource) that’s supposed to entice people to join her mailing list. Another knows he should be networking more, but hates the typical gatherings where...

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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