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I’m Lesley. I spend most of my time working onΒ Newsletter GlueΒ and looking for delicious things to eat (like πŸ•). I’m also on Twitter a lot.

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  • Just in time learning

    Issue # Hey there, I’m Lesley. Welcome to the latest issue of Failing Forward β€” A weekly newsletter where I share my experience as a bootstrapped co-founder. There’s no bravado here. I fear failure, just like you. I write this newsletter to remind us both that failure is not just okay, it’s often the best […]

  • Slowing down my brain.

    Issue #45 Hey there, I’m Lesley. Welcome to the latest issue of Failing Forward β€” A weekly newsletter where I share my experience as a bootstrapped co-founder. There’s no bravado here. I fear failure, just like you. I write this newsletter to remind us both that failure is not just okay, it’s often the best […]

  • What happened when I deleted (almost) all social media apps from my phone

    Issue # 44 Hey there, I’m Lesley. Welcome to the latest issue of Failing Forward β€” A weekly newsletter sharing my experience as a bootstrapped co-founder. There’s no bravado here. I fear failure, just like you. I write this newsletter to remind us both that failure is not just okay, it’s often the best way […]

  • I spent $20 creating an avatar of myself.

    Issue #43 Hey there, I’m Lesley. Welcome to the latest issue of Failing Forward β€” A weekly newsletter sharing my experience as a bootstrapped co-founder. There’s no bravado here. I fear failure, just like you. I write this newsletter to remind us both that failure is not just okay, it’s often the best way forward. […]

  • Our self-perception often lags behind reality, and how this could be holding you back

    Issue #42 Hey there, I’m Lesley. Welcome to the latest issue of Failing Forward β€” A weekly newsletter sharing my experience as a bootstrapped co-founder. There’s no bravado here. I fear failure, just like you. I write this newsletter to remind us both that failure is not just okay, it’s often the best way forward. […]

  • Learning about customer support

    Issue #41 Hey there, I’m Lesley. Welcome to the latest issue of Failing Forward β€” A weekly newsletter sharing my experience as a bootstrapped co-founder. There’s no bravado here. I fear failure, just like you. I write this newsletter to remind us both that failure is not just okay, it’s often the best way forward. […]

  • Constant feedback is like a sonar

    Issue #40 Hey there, I’m Lesley. Welcome to the latest issue of Failing Forward β€” A weekly newsletter sharing my experience as a bootstrapped co-founder. There’s no bravado here. I fear failure, just like you. I write this newsletter to remind us both that failure is not only okay, it’s often the best way forward. […]

  • Are you content?

    Newsletter #39 Last week, I posed a question: Are you content? Here are some of your replies: One person said that the question was big and intimidating, and made them think about their life in uncomfortable ways. In case you’re wondering, they didn’t actually answer the questions, but that’s totally cool. It was still an […]

  • Let’s talk

    Newsletter #38 I’d like to change things up for the next few weeks. Instead of always talking about myself, I’d like to start talking more with you. Here’s how we’ll do this: I’ll share a question with you each week. Then, if you’re so inclined, you reply this email with your answer*. And I’ll reply […]

  • I ran a 70-person remote town hall on Google Hangouts this week.

    Newsletter #37 On Friday, I hosted and ran a 70-person town hall. It was for a client with whom I’ve been working for years. We have a good relationship, and I do all sorts of things for them including their website, internal communications, hoodie designs and, as of this week, town halls. Thankfully, it was […]