One year ago I left the steady paycheck of Silicon Valley to start my own company. I have exactly one year’s worth of experiences and transitions under my belt- it feels good. However, the first year is a wild ride. Starting your own company or practice can be like taking 15 years worth of life’s experiences in one gulp.Read More
I frequently get asked, “Erica, how exactly does Follow the Sun work?” referring to claims that mimicking Nature's processes drives an improved business mentality and bottom line. “Does this mean we have to go out into the woods and find ourselves?” Well yes at some point I recommend that you do just that, but today let's talk about brainstorming. The finding yourself blog post comes later on.Read More
We’ve all done it.
Ordered a small little salad in an effort to be healthy and then sit chomping away in front of our computer looking into the daily abyss of emails.
Perhaps we’ve gone out and vented with a colleague or two about work and crammed down the biggest plate of chicken nachos this side of the Rio Grande.Read More
Monday, January 29, 2018 marked the historic date in time when the largest donation of land from a private entity to a country was signed. Kristine McDivitt Tompkins of Conservacion Patagonica donated one million acres of restored land to Chile President Michelle Bachelet. The area donated makes up Pumalín National Park and Patagonia National Park. I will forever remember that our volunteer group played a small part in this exchange. The experience was and still is the defining moment of my career.Read More
I’ve spent the last twenty years working in corporate environments that left me depleted, fried, and ready to run away to an island. And yes, I actually did that.
The cycle was always the same: hyper-focus on growth, competition, rapid results and then an immediate halt because there was a change in course. The crazy wheel of chaos left me uninspired.
Isn’t there a better way to do business?Read More