Books & Recommended Reading

Books I Read in 2020

By Kelly Diels / December 27, 2020 /

My 2020 Reading List I read. A LOT. I also get asked a lot for book recommendations, so I decided to wrap up 2020 with a list of all of…

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Business, Capitalism, and Money Guilt. A Cure.

By Kelly Diels / September 21, 2020 /

Business and capitalism are not the same thing.

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a round-up of Culture Makers I’m following and reading and LOVING

By Kelly Diels / July 14, 2019 /

I get asked a lot who I follow. Here’s a quick (and not exhaustive) list of culture makers who are currently influencing and DELIGHTING me.

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Business Tips for Culture Makers #624: CAUTION: how your principles and beliefs get leveraged and EXPLOITED to grow the platforms of our opponents

By Kelly Diels / June 24, 2019 /

Our attention, efforts and social media comments can and do boost people into the mainstream, so we must avoid boosting the platforms of our opponents.

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We Are Each Other’s Necessary Tendernesses

By Kelly Diels / June 20, 2018 / Comments Off on We Are Each Other’s Necessary Tendernesses

The best thing we ever do is lean on each other and lift each other up because we are the culture makers, and together we rise.

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What Looks Like Personal Choices are Often Framed Up for Us By Society

By Kelly Diels / June 19, 2018 / Comments Off on What Looks Like Personal Choices are Often Framed Up for Us By Society

The way we use our time is predetermined and overdetermined by our society and gender roles, and society frames our productivity as “personal choices.”

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We are Not Worker Bees. We are Humans…and CREATORS.

By Kelly Diels / June 15, 2018 / Comments Off on We are Not Worker Bees. We are Humans…and CREATORS.

“In fact, many full-time artist reports that they have become more creatively rounded into full-time people.” – Julia Cameron. I struggle with this exactly!

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The Love + Justice Reading Rally: March 2018

By Kelly Diels / March 31, 2018 / Comments Off on The Love + Justice Reading Rally: March 2018

I’ve been saving what I’ve been reading and metabolizing this month, these are some of the pieces threading their way into my consciousness this month.

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The Love + Justice Reading Rally: February 2018

By Kelly Diels / February 22, 2018 / Comments Off on The Love + Justice Reading Rally: February 2018

A round-up of what I’ve been reading and metabolizing this month. I’m sharing it in case there’s good material in here for you, too.

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Business Tip for Culture Makers #130: Read Outside Your Niche and Ask “What if…?”

By Kelly Diels / January 30, 2018 / Comments Off on Business Tip for Culture Makers #130: Read Outside Your Niche and Ask “What if…?”

Inventing culture-making business ecosystems for yourself means reading way outside your niche and asking “what if…” rather than “how?”

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