Leadership

Automatically Track the Dollar Value of Your Pro Bono Work and Scholarships

By Kelly Diels / April 10, 2022 /

Business Tip for Culture Makers #409: Track Your Culture-Making Metrics and Quantify the Value of Your Pro Bono Work A lot of our effort and work is invisible — sometimes,…

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“How Do I Price for Affordability?” and “How Do I Make My Prices More Accessible?” are The Wrong Questions

By Kelly Diels / March 16, 2022 /

The only right answer to those questions is “lower your prices”, which can be a disaster for under-earning and start-up entrepreneurs — yet doesn’t necessarily create more economic justice. And…

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What To Do In Overwhelmingly Troubled Times

By Kelly Diels / February 27, 2022 /

I’ve been sending this email every few months for several years, to rally people when we’re most despairing. The world should NOT be as it is, and we do have…

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How NOT to Get Swamped by It All

By Kelly Diels / September 27, 2020 /

No one person can respond to all the need for change. But what each of us CAN do is sharpen our tools and show up to our spots on the wall. We create the most change when we leverage our talents and gifts.

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FLEB Marketing Tactic #4 Predatory Payment Plans

By Kelly Diels / July 13, 2020 /

There’s nothing empowering about a 30% finance fee for the people least able to afford your rates.⁠ Predatory payment plans are financial injustice.⁠⠀

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What is Female Lifestyle Empowerment Brand? ⁠(FLEB)⁠

By Kelly Diels / July 9, 2020 /

The Female Lifestyle Empowerment Brand is what our culture insists women embody AND a business blueprint that leverages privilege to create authority.

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for when your contribution or leadership isn’t being acknowledged…

By Kelly Diels / March 9, 2020 /

“Leaders Eat Last” as a leadership concept is novel to Simon Sinek but it is the ordinary, unsung leadership habit of most mothers and community-builders

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What if…Trashing is about Redistributing Power in our Community?

By Kelly Diels / March 9, 2020 /

Trashing is a power struggle triggered by “status dissatisfaction”. There’s a gap between someone’s capabilities and the attention they’re {not} getting

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Clear The Way! (A Culture-Making Tool.)

By Kelly Diels / January 12, 2020 /

Clearing the way means looking for the daily road-blocks and friction and clearing internalized limits and biases that block personal power.

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on “lying to ourselves”. (I’m not so sure we do.)

By Kelly Diels / December 8, 2019 /

“Lying to ourselves” is a lie. When we build our analysis about money and power, we can see through the lies — and that’s how we get free.

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