Kara Andersen

Kara Andersen
Why Women Need to Stop Apologizing

Why Women Need to Stop Apologizing

I have a confession: I wasn’t actually sorry for most of the things I’ve said I’m sorry for.

(Sorry.)

My natural instinct is to go with the flow, keep my head down, and keep…

Why I’m Done Being a Nice Girl

Why I’m Done Being a Nice Girl

I do not plan to be a nice person this year.

I’ve made a lot of friends by being friendly and uncontroversial toward everyone I meet — in short, by being nice. For a while, this worked well…

How to Build Your Business When You’re Broke

How to Build Your Business When You’re Broke

In January 2014, I was laid off. It had been my first salaried position with benefits, and it lasted only six months.

Before that was a string of unpaid internships and part-time work that allowed me to get some…