The 5 love languages and your business

The 5 love languages and your business You might think that love languages and business communication are an odd combination. I get it. But stay with me on this. Wait, what are the 5 love languages anyhow? Here you go: words of affirmation, quality time, acts of service, receiving gifts and physical touch. The love … Read more

My cat wanted me to write this essay

My cat wanted me to write this essay That’s a lie. Judging by my cat’s refusal to give me the use of my arms, he didn’t want me to write any essay and instead wanted me to keep cuddling and petting him all night. Alas, Ship 30 for 30 is relentless, so here I am. … Read more

What companies need to understand to identify meaningful values

What companies need to understand to identify meaningful values We’ve all seen examples of companies with lofty (or at the other extreme, meaningless) values that are, honestly, quite laughable. Boasting about your values to your customers and employees but not acting on them—or acting in opposition to them—is a surefire way to alienate those folks … Read more

5 ways freelancers and solopreneurs can build more inclusive businesses and a more equitable society

5 ways freelancers and solopreneurs can build more inclusive businesses and a more equitable society When it comes to business and inclusion, I used to think mostly of things like hiring practices, diversity committees, company culture… all things that don’t feel relevant to me as a freelancer and solopreneur. My business is ‘just me,’ after … Read more