Category Archives: Happy Hooplah

Jan 07 2015

New York magazine and a New York-based workshop

Did ya see that I was in this past issue of New York magazine?

I’ve been dying all day to get my hands on today’s copy of New York Magazine. My Kindle hasn’t refreshed with it, my issue has yet to arrive, & my local newsstand said they never got it today. Thankfully, Luke snagged a copy tonight & sent me this pic. I have yet to read the article & it won’t be online until next week…but I’m SO damn proudcited about this.

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I did happy dances all over social media about it, but held off happy dancing here ’cause I was told it’d be about a week ’til the article would be put online.

Thankfully, that week is up and you can read about what we give up when we become “freedom-seeking, self-determining, autonomous entrepreneurs” right here.

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Aug 11 2014

Hangout with Me and Mad Mimi on Wednesday!


I’ll be doing my very first Google Hangout Event this Wednesday 8/13, with Mad Mimi as my host!

We’ll be taking questions through the Q&A button in this super casual, easy-going, conversational 15-30 minutes together. Throw it all at me! I’d love to hear it and answer any question ya got for me.

You can join us at 4pm Eastern by clicking here. 

It’s gonna be the funnest!

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POSTED IN: Encouragement for Everyone, Happy Hooplah

May 21 2014

Multi-Passionate Must-Haves (30 products worth $2046+ for just $97!) ends tomorrow!


mpmhDon’t say I didn’t warn ya!

The Multi-Passionate Must-Haves sale (that I’ve co-organized and contributed to)  is ending tomorrow at 11:59pm PST.

If you’re someone with a lot of different interests, passions, and projects on your plate, then you need to check this out. All of the products were hand-picked to address the specific challenges of being a multi-passionate, namely: career, fear, and productivity.

30 courses, audios and ebooks – worth $2046.95 ! – that help you to integrate your many passions into your life are yours for just $97 until midnight tomorrow. That includes my workbook, An Effective Escape, along with:

  • 365 Writing and Blogging Prompts by April Bowles-Olin ($47 value)
  • Bewitch: Cast your Spell to Get the Customers You Crave by Kris Oster ($99 value)
  • Board of Your Life by Tanya Geisler ($150 value)
  • Brilliant Boundaries by Kylie Bellard ($27 value)
  • Business By Design by Megan Auman ($99 value)
  • The Digital Launch Playbook by Joel Zaslofsky ($67 value)
  • Easier Email by Cairene MacDonald  ($67 value)
  • Energy Management 101 for Introverts by Tanja Gardner ($47 value)
  • Facebook for Artists by Cory Huff ($25 value)
  • The Fierce Love Course by Molly Mahar ($97 value)
  • Find your very own GPS readings by Sas Petherick ($142 value)
  • The Good to Know Project, Zines 1-5 by Amy Ng ($10 value)
  • How to Build a Blog You Truly Love by Liv Lane ($49 value)
  • How to Say No by Tiffany Han ($25 value)
  • Journal Yo Feelings Out by Jenipher Lyn ($15 value)
  • Journaling Your Awesome Future by Deb Cooperman ($15 value)
  • Launch Your First Profitable E-Course by Halley Gray ($97 value)
  • Life is Messy Planners by Mayi Carles ($40 value)
  • Marketing for Creatives by April Bowles Olin ($27 value)
  • Playshop in a Box by Melissa Dinwiddle ($37 value)
  • Playtime with your Inner Muse by Jennifer Lee ($27 value)
  • Power Play by Amanda Genther ($97 value)
  • The Purpose Paradigm by Laura Simms ($18 value)
  • Sex, Love, Liberation by Ev’Yan Whitney ($27 value)
  • The Soul Fire Code by Satya Colombo ($75 value)
  • Supporting Multipotentialite Kids by Emilie Wapnick ($27 value)
  • The Ultimate Virtual Retreat by Jen Louden ($198 value)
  • World-Changing Writers Workshop by Pace Smith ($297 value)
  • You Again Yoga by Caren Baginski ($89 value)


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May 20 2014

The 8 Secrets that Proud Renaissance Souls Know (and grab 30 muti-passionate-friendly products for $97 today!)

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Lookit! It’s all the amazeballs contributors to the 2014 Multi-Passionate Must-Haves sale!

Today’s the day! Multi-Passionate Must-Haves is out and I’m over-the-moon to let you know about how you can help your multi-passionate self, give back to others (by supporting my Avon Walk for Breast Cancer team!), & get 95% off some of the best products created by and for multi-passionates (including moi!).

But first? I have to let you know the 8 secrets that proud Renaissance Souls / scanners / multi-potentialites know, in no particular order:

  1. Having multiple passions is a blessing, not a curse. It means that we’re quick and eager to learn, that we’re enthusiastic to jump into something new that we’re fascinated by, that we have a shorter learning curve than the average person, and are quick to move on (and learn from!) “failure.” We’re natural creatives, entrepreneurs and researchers.

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Apr 02 2014

Off on a Craftcation (& an aw-inducing photo)!

Not to rub it in, but I’m heading to the beautiful beachy town of Ventura, California to get my craft on at Craftcation!

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I’ll be both working and playing there this Thursday and Friday, giving a talk on An Effective Escape: Building Your Biz So You Can Quit the Dreaded Day Job & being a panelist two times over!

Then I’m heading back to LAX so I can rent a car and hightail it to spend a few days with this face – my 15 month old nephew, Kash – and his parents, my sis- and bro-in-law!


Don’t you want him to deliver little newspapers to your house?

If you’re gonna be at Craftcation (it’s sold out!), make sure ya come to my office hours/book signing/panels/talk and/or tweet me over at @WhenIGroUpCoach. I’ll also be taking plenty of Instagram shots of both the conference & my nephew, I’m sure!

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Mar 14 2014

Next week, on Grown Up Gigs…


The super-free, mega-big, extra-amazeballs Grown Up Gigs event went off without a hitch this week – and next week is gonna still be super-free, mega-big, and extra-amazeballs!

On the docket for today: life coach & published author Andrea Owen!

And coming up for Week 2:

Get on the list and be a part of this super-free, mega-big, extra-amazeballs event! It doesn’t end ’til March 28th, so there’s plenty of goodness to come and no time to lose.

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POSTED IN: Encouragement for Everyone, Happy Hooplah

Mar 07 2014

Want an inside look at your dream job for $0, starting Monday?


No trust funds.

No silver spoons.

Just 10 successful female entrepreneurs who are making a grown up living doing what they love, ready to share their stories with you for 3 weeks starting this Monday, March 10th.

Sign up here for your free ticket and join me & the facilitator + strategist + visual thinker; the web designer + developer; the pet artist; the rebel leader + GM of Social Good; the marketing strategist; the life coach + published author; the author +mentor + consultant; the creative leader + community matchmaker; the fashion marketing strategist; and the artist + writer + possibilitarian.

Clarity + inspiration await!

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Feb 19 2014

Grown Up Gigs: The Free Event!

I’ve been working on this for the past few weeks (months?) behind the scenes, and I’m over the moon to announce the live, free, 3 week long, mega amazeballs Grown Up Gigs Event!

From March 10th-28th, you’ll be getting an email each weekday with live and recorded interviews with:
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The best part? All you have to do to get all the deets as I announce ’em – and attend each live interview plus my 4th Entrepreneuriversary party – is to sign up here.

Excitement! Have you seen this lineup? I’m still pinching myself.


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Jan 02 2014

Last chance to get your invite for tomorrow’s Clubhouse Coworking Day!


The very last reminder email with all the details of my invite-only Clubhouse Coworking Day (where you get to meet new peeps, tear through your To Do List, and pick my brain) will be sent out at 9a Eastern tomorrow.

Sign up here before then to make sure you’re there.

So. Fun.

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Dec 30 2013

Save the Date for a free, invite-only Clubhouse Coworking Day!


Good Things print by Little Low Studio on Etsy

Haaaaaaaaappy almost-2014!

Hope you’re planning a celebratory evening and a relaxing + rejuvenating day to ease into this new year.

If you’re anything like me, though, once the champagne wears off you’ll be raring to get back to business. I swear, some of my favorite days have been ones I’ve spent with markers and spreadsheets and mindmaps and my Box o’ Business Brilliance.

I’m such a nerd.

If you’re looking to set your sights back on your business foundation, I have the funnest solution (seriously, it all has to be fun – I won’t tolerate it any other way): an invite to my Clubhouse Coworking Day on Friday, January 3rd!

I pow-wowed with the current Clubhouse members, and they can’t wait to meet and greet some other likeminded, creative, soon-to-be/new-ish entrepreneurs.

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