Sanity Notes #010- Rethinking ambition
How to navigate the tension between reaching high and living a more content life.
Sanity Notes #009- Let your friends be your secret weapon
Life, startups, young-children, and tight bank accountants can all make it hard to travel to see friends. Go anyway.
The value of slowing down
As the stakes get higher, we often feel pressure to go faster. Slowness might be a more helpful ally.
How to navigate founder burnout
An honest account of my own journey through founder burnout and what I have learned from coaching others.
Sanity Notes #008- The power of a shitty first draft
Feeling like you always have to get it right the first time? You are not alone.
Sanity Notes #007: Consider grading yourself on a curve
If you are anything like me, comparing yourself to others can be crippling to ease and motivation. Consider employing a curve.
Sanity Notes #006: Going gently into the new year
The new year is a great time to reset. Applying some self-compassion might help.
Sanity Notes #005: Leveraging fear as a friend
Finding yourself suffering from those 3 AM founder wakeups? Here are a few thoughts on leveraging that fear and getting back to sleep.
Sanity Notes #004: The power of meeting others where they are
Finding yourself wishing your co-founders, employees, or investors would change? Start with accepting them where they are.
Sanity Notes #003 : Your metrics are not your worth.
This is a good year to remember that the top-level metrics of your company are not the measure of your worth as a leader.