Content First: How Alexis Wolfer Made The Beauty Bean Worth Talking About

Alexis Wolfer is the founding editor in chief of, a TV host, a certified health coach, and a real beauty activist. She is also the author of The Recipe For Radiance: Discover Beauty’s Best-Kept Secrets in Your Kitchen (Running Press, 2014) and the forthcoming Radiant Bride (Running Press, Dec 2015). I recently had Alexis […]

By |March 24th, 2015|Blog, Solopreneur|0 Comments

Don’t Give Up Just Because Everyone Else Wants It, Too

You are afraid to go for a thing. An opportunity, a job, a promotion. Your main reason is because, well, other people want it, too.

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this. Including the other day, when a young writer told me that she would love to pitch magazines with ideas she has, […]

By |March 21st, 2015|Blog, Career|0 Comments

The Business of Friendship: Meet Shasta Nelson, author of Friendships Don’t Just Happen

Shasta Nelson is a relationship expert and the author of Friendships Don’t Just Happen. She is also the CEO of a female friendship-matching site called, which she created after recognizing that many of her life coaching clients were having a hard time finding meaningful relationships with other women. I recently had Shasta on my show, Solopreneur on the Whatever […]

By |March 20th, 2015|Blog, Career|0 Comments

Dream Big—And Keep a List: Meet Paula Rizzo, author of Listful Thinking

Paula Rizzo is an Emmy award-winning television producer and founder of the productivity site  She’s also the author of the new book Listful Thinking: Using Lists to be More Productive, Highly Successful and Less Stressed. I recently had Paula on my show, Solopreneur on the Whatever It Takes network, to talk about how she stays […]

By |March 11th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

How the Boyfriend Excuse Undermines You

I’m going to confess to you, right here and now, that I have done feminism a grave disservice.

And I’m a repeat offender.

I have used the “I have a boyfriend” excuse to duck, dodge, or deflect unwanted attention. On many occasions.

I said it when I was 100% single. And every time I’ve said those words to someone I know […]

By |March 9th, 2015|Blog, Dating & Relationships|2 Comments

Please Stop Asking This Question on Dates

Please, for the love of all things holy, stop asking the people you meet online if they’ve “had any luck” on the site. Stop, stop, stop.

I realize that you think it’s just in the spirit of fair gamesmanship (“hey we’re all on this together,” and “I’m such a good sport about this”) but you might […]

By |March 7th, 2015|Blog, Dating & Relationships|0 Comments

Ignore the Signs & Do It Anyway

I’ve historically been loathe to question, let alone buck, rules and regulations. If the sign says “must be this tall” and I’m not, I’m out. If it says you need these qualifications, and I don’t have them, I pass (this is a big mistake, by the way). And when something warns me that what lies ahead […]

By |March 7th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Why Questions Are a Crutch (So Stop Asking Them)

I teach people how to speak in the media, on stage, and to each other with power and conviction. And there’s one crutch in particular I train people right out of: Asking questions. Want to make a stronger impression? Make a statement. Ideally, one that could be argued or flat-out disagreed with. That’s when you know […]

By |March 7th, 2015|Blog, Career|0 Comments

How Your Computer Could Make a Better Boyfriend (Or Your Boyfriend Better)

I love my Mac. Sometimes I take it to bed with me, it’s true. Though, things between Siri and me are somewhat strained (she still can’t remember my mother’s name? Really?). We’re all in the thrilling, flirty phase of modern tech. We’re intrigued, turned on, and yet there’s still a lot of awkward. We’re still getting […]

By |March 6th, 2015|Blog, Dating & Relationships|0 Comments