Change Catalyst with Shanna Mann: Strategy & Support for Sane Self-Employment

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Bonsai Philosophy

Here’s what I’ve been thinking about. I’ve been in this game for about 7 years now. During that time, I’ve seen some really neat ways to live. I’m not just talking about the woman who used her Filipino heritage and wasn’t just an expat but lived like a local in the South Pacific. I’m not Read more

The other day in my mastermind group, I was discussing the failure of a business. Not my business, but an acquaintance’s. I had seen it happening, and I thought it offered interesting opportunities for deconstruction — it failed not because the idea wasn’t sound or the founder wasn’t capable.  Due to a couple of large Read more

Discernment. It’s a big value of mine. To discern what is useful, what is important, what’s germane. To know how far to go — or at least to have the sense to retrace my steps when it’s evident that I’ve gone too far. Discernment is a tricky thing to teach. It’s even trickier to give Read more