That time I interviewed Eileen Fisher in my bedroom slippers
#ThrowbackThursday to that time I got to interview Eileen Fisher on stage in front of hundreds of womxn and decided it was a great idea to wear my bedroom slippers because it was a "fireside chat." I then realized I was wearing slippers while interviewing fashion icon EILEEN FISHER! #NailedIt
That time I "super-friended" Jocelyn Macdougall
#ThrowbackThursday to that one time I saw an incredible woman — Jocelyn Macdougall — emceeing an event on Cortes Island and had a feeling that she was my long-lost friend, so I "super-friended" her over lunch by creepily telling her that I thought we should be friends forever. Not only did we go on to co-host two Conscious Company Leaders Forums and four World-Changing Women's Summits, but we've recently co-founded the Firefly Alliance together. Oh yeah, and we're also friends forever…
How I Made the Difficult Decision to Step Away as CEO
As the founder of a company, how do you know when it’s really time to step away? entrepreneurship, CEO, founder, social entrepreneur
Proving Prospective Investors Wrong
#ThrowbackThursday to that time a prospective investor told me, "You girls have a cute idea, but there's no way it will ever work." Fast-forward to raising over $700,000 and going on to sell the company two years later. Talk to me about people doubting you and then you going on the prove them wrong. . #purpose #purposefullife #purposefulbusiness #consciousbusiness #socialimpact #globalimpact #followyourheart #letsdothis
That time I went to an alternative business school despite everyone's advice
#ThrowbackThursday to that time when multiple people in my life advised me to try to go to one of the top 5 business schools, but I really wanted to go to an alternative business school instead. I followed my heart and didn't take their advice and was SO happy. . Fast-forward to graduating from Presidio: I loved the program so much, and it set me on the path I am on right now.
That time I cold-emailed John Mackey
#ThrowbackThursday to that time I cold-emailed John Mackey (after finding his email on the Internet). I asked him to be on the cover of our first magazine and he said yes, which put us on the map and thus changed the trajectory of my entire life. Tell me about a time someone told you yes and changed the course of your history.
That time I got fired from my job by email
#ThrowbackThursday to that time I got fired from my job by email at 1:00 am on a Friday and the next day decided that meant I was supposed to start my own company. What are some of your experiences where a closed door actually turned out to be a blessing?
What Brené Brown and My High School Homecoming Humiliation Taught Me About Launching My Business
#ThrowbackThursday to that one time in high school when I was nominated for homecoming court. Spoiler alert: I didn't win a crown, and the entire thing was humiliating. Here's how that experience, as well as Brene Brown's FFT mentality, informed the launch of my business. | social entrepreneur | female founder | purpose-drive business
Here Is the Difference Between Feeling Stressed and Being Completely Burnt-Out
What burnout felt like for me as a startup founder — and 3 things that helped me through it. | Meghan French Dunbar | social entrepreneurship | female founders | prevent burnout | purpose-driven business | conscious business | CEO
Ladies, you don't need to wear a power suit to be a successful business leader.
#ThrowbackThursday to that one time when I got asked to do my first big public speaking gig and I decided I needed to wear a f*cking power suit, so I went to Marshalls and bought the cheapest suit that I could find (in the juniors department). I felt miserably uncomfortable the whole time I was speaking. Talk to me about all the stories you've told yourself about how you have to change to fit in with business-as-usual.