Livelihood + Lifestyle

burning questions with the communicatrix: from the hip, to the heart

burning questions with the communicatrix: from the hip, to the heart

Colleen Wainwright’s approach to creativity and marketing is like Buddhist-meets-Ninja-meets-BareNaked Ladies, with a lil’ Joni Mitchell thrown in. Just when you’re all charmed by her sass, she’ll throw out some cosmic truth that makes you go “yeah, true dat!” So lean in and listen up. The Communicatrix never fails to say precisely what she means and make you love her for it.

The ridiculous pursuit of being well-rounded

The ridiculous pursuit of being well-rounded

Multi-disciplinary, general studies, political correctness, easy to get along with, in moderation, “nice”… these are all ways that we polish off our edges to be socially acceptable and useful–even though it’s your edges that give you traction and make you interesting. Your “edge”–where the genuine You meets external reality, is where your strengths are. Being well-rounded is highly over-rated…

i’m loving: eggs + authenticity

i’m loving: eggs + authenticity

There are many who see honesty as a noble goal within business or personal relationships. Though I think honesty captures the passive and reactive components to the open exchange of ideas, authenticity extends the responsibility to be a proactive representation of your true self. Where honesty has an on/off switch, the ethical center of authenticity requires it to be always on.