Dear White People and White Men who Get It

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So, I got to see Dear White People yesterday. Besides being acquainted with one of the producers who sat on the panel at The American Dream Revised screening (and made AWESOME contributions – get into it), I had only followed the journey online. I was impressed and excited by how the team scrappily figured out […]

The Ambitious Woman’s To Do List

I’m fortunate to be surrounded by friends and colleagues who are ambitious women at various levels. Some are still on the climb up, and others are at the top of their game. I’ve noticed some common threads among them. In no particular order, here they are: 1. Stop whining. Ok look, I’m clear about the […]

The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned About Success

“The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer” –US Army   Somehow I’ve managed to choose a career that combines the three most difficult career paths in the world: media, tech, and entrepreneurship. I didn’t choose it this way – I like to think it chose me because when I’ve tried to […]

The Four Most Dangerous Words

I like to read. No, scratch that – I love to read.  Okay, okay – I consume information ravenously. One day I got an email from a reader who said, “I notice you talk about books a lot. You seem really smart. Why do you read so much?” Whenever someone is brave enough to share […]

Sign Your Own Permission Slip

The biggest obstacles to achievement in modern society are not created by “the man”, the government, the “system”, the economy or any other external force. They’re created internally. They’re created by our own voices betraying us and telling us we can’t or that we have to wait until some mysterious time in the future to […]

My Plan for 2014

My Plan for 2014 I’ve never publicly posted anything like this because despite seeming extroverted to the untrained eye, I’m quite the introvert. I’m really private…and “I’m an artist and I’m sensitive about my shit.” Anyway, this year, I’ve decided to take my writing in a new direction which warrants me being more transparent. That […]

#LisaLikes – Gratitude365

I recently discovered my new favorite app (I have frequent appgasms) during a search for a virtual gratitude journal. Before I tell you about the awesome app, let’s talk about gratitude and why it matters. It’s been said that gratitude unlocks the door to abundance. That when we are grateful for hat we have, what […]