My Vision Statement – She Should Run

Hello everyone! I’ve been immersed in several useless wastes of energy lately that I’ll be struggling to wrangle into order so that I can start 2017 off right. Fuck 2016, amirite? One very cool thing that I’ve started is the She Should Run online incubator which is one of the most exciting things to come…

Ten Quick Things I Learned from Dr. Tererai Trent*

I just got back from the 2016 National Women’s Leadership Conference* and have returned with more laser-point focus than ever this year. I may have finally stepped far enough outside of my comfort zone to really connect with my tribe of awesome business women (and a couple men). I still owe travel posts on my trip to…

Swearwords as motivation

If you’ve read my blog in the last couple of weeks you may recall this post here:  It’s a Process – try, fail, succeed In that post I shared a lovely graphic that I made in the hopes of inspiring you to embrace failure. Well, after asking a representative at Canva if I could use swearwords…

I see what you did there, life

That right there is one of the 9 intentions that I wrote down for myself back at the new moon (no, it doesn’t actually look that cool in person, I just happened to do some filter stuff post-production). They say you should put your intentions out there and accept them as they come to you….

It Begins at the Beginning

Hello everyone! My first post!  Well, on this blog at least.  I’ve probably written about a hundred blog posts in my life on the internets (I won’t consider my overly dramatic live journal or myspace rantings true blog posts, if those counted it would likely be in the thousands) but this one, this one is SPECIAL….

FWB – Sparkle Science

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Let me paint you a picture of a young and enthusiastic Jessie, sophomore year biology class. . . I LOVED Gwen Stefani of No Doubt fame and even dedicated 20 minutes of my mornings to creating elaborate bindi…

FWB – The Sea of Self-Discovery

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Here I am, drowning in the sea of self-discovery.  My tired arms are desperately flailing to find THAT ONE life preserver that’s just screaming for me to dedicate my life to grasping it. I NEED to help people.  I have…

FWB – Oops. . . I did it again. But this time, I learned something!

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Holy geez I did exactly what I promised myself I wouldn’t do.  I disappeared for far too long and got lost in the game of trying to maintain my mental normalcy while balancing all the life stuff. A…

FWB – Female Entrepreneurs and the Fourth Wave of Feminism

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Having grown up with a very strong female role model in my mother I knew that women were equal to men in ability and skill.  Seeing my mom succeed in her career and participate in the local women’s…

FWB – Personality Types and the Roles They Play

(This post is from another Jessie blog, Fourth Wave Business, and is republished here for your enjoyment!) Facebook can be a great tool – or a great waste of time.  Recently for me it was. . . enlightening.  One of my friends shared this personality test.  I found it pretty accurate but what’s more, it…