What does a sustainable economy look like?

April 26, 2021By Peri

The predominant narrative in the entrepreneurship industry is that the solution to every problem is capital. More money. More growth. More glory. And of course, pushing more loans or equity investment funds to small businesses continues the flow of wealth and assets towards an ever smaller and richer sliver of the population. 

Free Friday Hangouts: Small Biz Check-In

April 1, 2020By Peri

To stay connected and moving forward with our self-employed gigs, I’m offering a free Zoom workshop on Fridays, at noon Mountain Time from now through May 5, 2020. Let’s hang out and share what we are going through and how we’re dealing.

5 Ways Creatives Can Help Resist the New TrumpWorld Order

December 11, 2016By Peri

While the actual levers of political power may be in the wrong hands at the moment, artists and creatives have immense social and cultural power. Yes, this means you! YOU have power to reach hearts and minds, often in ways that politicians and campaigners cannot, and never will be able to.

Clearing the Table for the Unexpected

September 3, 2016By Peri

I opened myself up to the possibility that doing something completely new and unexpected might actually be a great fit with my other projects and areas of work.

Retiring outdated business wisdom

December 7, 2011By Peri

I’m working on a questionnaire for a local business publication, and one of the questions is what “commonly accepted business wisdom” do I think it’s time to retire. Here’s a draft of my response, which I’m still tinkering with: Contrary to common opinion, starting a business does not have to be risky, it does not … Read More