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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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Procrastination: 4 counterintuitive insights that might help you feel a LOT better about yourself

By Kelly Diels / March 9, 2020 /

Sometimes procrastination is a creative and business ASSET. Here are four counterintuitive insights about procrastination that will help you leverage it.

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teeth. time. zooming out. POWER.

By Kelly Diels / August 18, 2019 /

We internalize messages about individual defects but when we zoom out and look at the bigger picture of social structures, we see things differently.

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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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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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Business Tip for Culture Makers #531: Ask for Way More Than You Need

By Kelly Diels / June 4, 2018 /

When we don’t have institutions underwriting us, we have to underwrite each other. Feminist Marketing Tip #531: how feminist makers can flourish.

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On Work and Breaks and the Natural Rhythms of a Well-Lived Life

By Kelly Diels / March 15, 2018 / Comments Off on On Work and Breaks and the Natural Rhythms of a Well-Lived Life

To achieve and thrive in that new world we’re dreaming of – justice! – we need to ground our work in a well-lived life that includes breaks from our work.

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Pursuing Work-Life Balance Preserves the Status Quo

By Kelly Diels / April 21, 2016 /

Women are not failing to lean in and we’re not failing at work-life balance; work and life – which is to say, our society – are failing us.

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The Price of Women’s Time, Because ‘Time is a Feminist Issue’

By Kelly Diels / January 31, 2016 / Comments Off on The Price of Women’s Time, Because ‘Time is a Feminist Issue’

I have zero desire to continue cosigning inequitable systems or unprotested problems with my unconscious contributions and my uncompensated time.

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