This weekend was the perfect weekend to rip out the built-ins in my Capitol Hill apartment (mind you, this building is from 1900, renovated in 1970 and falling apart since). My living room was dark and the built-ins blocked the light. Mice READ MORE
Manifest That Shit
If you don't, someone else will.
The new year has started. 2017! The snow swirls outside Sisarina’s office windows. Griffin is snoozing in his office bed as he enjoys the peace of the office before our Crew gets in. READ MORE
It's time to squash the Fear Monster.
“I don’t know enough to work on that project."
“What if they figure out that I don’t know the answers?”
“What if I don’t have the right questions?"
“What if I fail miserably?"
When was the last time READ MORE
Remember the last time you wrote a really thoughtful letter? You pulled out your personal stationery, found your favorite pen, and sat at your dining room table while you painstakingly wrote out each word. Think of who you wrote this READ MORE
Sunday at 8am in the cold rain, I hit the track for the first time in my running career. My trainer showed up with a woman with three Ironman's under her belt just this year. She was the hare, I was the hound. READ MORE
In the world of gurus, masters and ninjas teaching us how to be millionaires in our underwear, hope is replaced with snark. "Buy my online course to learn how to make millions selling online courses" is sold by a man making READ MORE
Put a mirror in front of your face. Who do you see?
Study your face. The lines. The expressions. Your eyes.
Do you recognize the face looking back at you?
How do you explain the life you have lived so far and the life READ MORE
A train approaches. Humans shuffle on and off. I sit here with all my traveling possessions at Central Station in Copenhagen. I wait. I wait for the next stop on this fortuitous journey all thanks to being asked to speak READ MORE
“Melanie, I want you to do something simple. Just run each day. No more than an hour. No less than 20 minutes. Just get out and run. No heart rate, just breathing and running. Rediscover the love. No journal. We'll talk READ MORE
Entrepreneurs are known for being risk-takers. We jump in with both feet knowing we could fail. And when we do fail, it doesn’t keep us from jumping in with both feet again. There is no fear of failure. Failure just READ MORE
You crave real inspiration. A workshop with a clear to-do list. A talk that isn't fluff. That's what Melanie does. She'll rock your brand. You'll walk out dreaming bigger. Or your money back.