Get Gutsy Essay Contest Bonus Entry: Get Gutsy- How a Diagnosis Led to a New Definition by Jamie Lawlor

After reading 65+ entries to the Get Gutsy Essay Contest, for the past four days, I’ve shared the winning entries. Be sure to click over to this post to read the gutsy stories from 66 inspiring participants. Today, I’d like to share a *bonus* entry. My best friend and little sister Jamie Lawlor entered the contest this year and […]

Get Gutsy Essay Contest Winning Entry #4: Facing Fears and Getting Gutsy by Robin Botie

After reading 65+ entries to the Get Gutsy Essay Contest, over the next few days, I’m thrilled to share the winning entries! Be sure to click over to this post to read the gutsy stories from 66 inspiring participants. The fourth winning entry comes from Robin Botie, a blogger based in Ithaca, New York. The moment I read […]

Get Gutsy Essay Contest Winning Entry #3: Get Gutsy- Do Something That Scares You by Kate Sommerkamp

After reading 65+ entries to the Get Gutsy Essay Contest, over the next few days, I’m thrilled to share the winning entries! Be sure to click over to this post to read the gutsy stories from 66 inspiring participants. The third winning entry comes from Kate Sommerkamp from the fabulous travel blog Kate Goes Global. Kate’s story captured […]

Get Gutsy Essay Contest Winning Entry #2: The New York City Marathon by Kim Kawecki

After reading 65+ entries to the Get Gutsy Essay Contest, over the next few days, I’m thrilled to share the winning entries! Be sure to click over to this post to read the gutsy stories from 66 inspiring participants. The second winning essay (which, by the way, there will be FOUR official winners now, not three- with more […]

Get Gutsy Essay Contest Winning Entry #1: #GetGutsy + Get Out of Your Own Backyard by Sara Frandina

After reading 65+ entries to the Get Gutsy Essay Contest, over the next few days, I’m thrilled to share the winning entries! Be sure to click over to this post to read the gutsy stories from 66 inspiring participants. The first winning entry comes from Sara Frandina, a solopreneur working as a full-time copywriter and editor. Therefore, it […]

Get Inspired With The Second Annual Get Gutsy Week

Welcome to Get Gutsy Week 2015! It all started with a small idea in 2013. I share what it means to get gutsy all the time here on the blog, but hadn’t yet given YOU the opportunity to tell me what getting gutsy means to you and to share your own experiences and stories. On […]

Get Gutsy Essay Contest Winning Entry #3: Restricted Free-Agent by Kami Mattioli

After reading nearly 30 entries to the Get Gutsy Essay Contest, over the next few days, I’m thrilled to share the three winning entries! Be sure to click over to this post to read the gutsy stories from 29 inspiring participants. The third and final winning entry comes from Kami Mattioli, a social media editor for […]