Ready for a Planned Escape from Cubicle Life?

If you’re like many American workers, you’ve had it with Cubicle Life. For many, Cubicle Life connotes constraint (do you feel like a caged animal when you’re in the building?), limited advancement potential, office politics, fiefdoms, nonsensical policies that managers aren’t interested in revisiting, and for some women, offensive #MeToo moments created by people who […]

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3 Revolutionary (and simple) Ways to Plan Your New Venture

Oh yeah, this just might be my favorite blog post yet. As many of my peeps know, my UP Talks brand (founded in Boulder, CO in 2013) has two main brand attributes: “Uplifting” and “Provocative.” That’s the UP. So my content will often convey said attributes. Today, I want to talk about new ways of […]

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Does your elevator pitch pass the “Face Test”?

Happy Sunday, you amazing budding (or existing) entrepreneurs! Just a little Sunday tip for y’all to muse on and practice this week. This is about your elevator pitch. When someone at a party asks the dreaded “what do you do?” and when you’re crafting content for your website, you’ve gotta be crystal clear on what […]

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Feminine Financial Leadership in Action

If you don’t subscribe yet to “In Her Words” from the NY Times, I recommend it straight to your inbox. Here’s an article from Susan Chira about women, men, money, wage gaps, and power. The article’s title is Money is Power, and Women Need More of Both. I’ve pasted a few key paragraphs from the […]

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