Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jenn Labin. I’ve spent more than half of the last 20 years working as an entrepreneur and consultant. I was very happy with all of the amazing benefits of that work. But I am now starting a new adventure, one of going back to employment for someone else. The … [Read more...] about The 5 Mortal Sins of Entrepreneurship
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jenn Labin. A year ago, I shared the process my family uses for our weekly scrum. I described how scrum changed the way we communicate and how our productivity improved. I also noted how important it is to examine your process and iterate or evolve as … [Read more...] about New Year, New You: Do You Need to Refine Your Family Scrum?
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jenn Labin. What do Yoda, Doc Brown, Albus Dumbledore, and Mr. Miyagi have in common? Besides representing half of my “movies to watch when I’m sick” list, they’re also some of the greatest mentors to have graced the movie screen. Joseph Campbell’s formula, … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know to Find a Mentor
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jenn Labin. Ugh, thrash. The silent productivity killer. The “I’m-busy-so-I-must-be-accomplishing-something” fallacy. How do you know if you’re guilty of thrash? Here are some warning signs. Warning Signs of Thrash Do you check your email every 5 … [Read more...] about 5 Questions to Ask Yourself That Will Help You Overcome Thrash
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jenn Labin. My life is chaotic. I seem to recall a time when I could manage my professional life during business hours and my personal life was pretty much contained in the evening hours and weekends. I had free time. I didn’t go to bed bone-weary and … [Read more...] about How to Create Your Own Family Scrum (and Why You Need It)
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jenn Labin of T.E.R.P. Associates There was one specific moment when I almost quit. I nearly walked away from everything I had spent the better part of a decade building. I was sitting on my bed, crying. No . . . strike that. I was sobbing. I was on the phone … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Keep the Impostor Syndrome from Ruling You