Creative Entrepreneurship

4 Examples of Money Koans Blog

Dear Community, From time to time, we all face questions in our money relationship that are tougher, more complex, or downright confounding. They’re not as simple as “which bank offers the best interest rate” or “should I hire an accountant this year?” No. I’m talking about the money riddles that can stop us in our tracks and remain unanswered for days, weeks, months, or even years. I’m in a health crisis, so I can’t work as much as usual AND…

September 5, 2017
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Dear Community, I had a gentle content roundup planned for you this week — all about how “August is for integration” (which you’ll see below). And then the tragic, infuriating events in Charlottesville, Virginia happened. And I looked at the opening line of my planned email (which had been written a few days prior). It said: “Virginia is for lovers. Rules are for breaking. And August is for integration.” Oooof. Uncanny. It’s hard to know the right thing to say,…

August 10, 2017
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Trade The Yin Currency I Love to Use

Imagine you’re sitting across a cafe table from a dear friend. As you tuck into your flaky, buttery croissant, you wince a bit and rub your left shoulder. She notices — of course — because she’s a massage therapist. You’ve never been on her table, though, because your graphic design business is new and cash is tight. “I know!” your friend smiles. “Let’s do a trade! You design my business cards, I give you a massage. Whaddya say?” Well ……

July 31, 2017
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