Sarah Berner Donahue
Member Since February 2023
Sarah Berner Donahue is the founder of One House and One House Circle. Sarah creates and incubates supportive ecosystems where individuals and their communities can thrive. To do this, she architects and teaches “new, old” structures for connection, innovation, and community building. Sarah’s work often focuses on storytelling, listening, and brand whispering, as well as investing, with a focus on women and marginalized communities. In addition to being the Founder of One House and One House Circle, Sarah sits on various boards and acts as a strategic advisor to her projects and portfolio companies. Sarah has a background in finance and spent 9 years as Managing Director at Aristeia Capital, a $6 Billion Fund. Sarah is a certified yoga instructor and an avid meditator. After living and working in over 10 countries, across three continents, “home” is Venice, CA, or wherever the wind blows her and her husband, son, daughter, and chihuahua.
Sarah Berner Donahue
From being patient to keeping a positive mindset, here are the tips that will help you start a successful business. Starting a business can be an overwhelming experience, and before embarking on your entrepreneurial journey, it's often helpful to receive advice and guidance from those who have been through it before. Below, 12 Rolling Stone Culture Council members share the advice they received when starting out that still resonates with them today. By learning from the experiences of others, new business owners can gain valuable insights and inspiration to help them navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship.
Burnout is an all too common feeling among business leaders, but thankfully there are effective ways of overcoming it. Carrying the weight of a business on your shoulders can be an exhausting endeavor. Constantly worrying about your business’s success, about the livelihoods of those who work there and about your role as a leader can all eventually lead to feelings of burnout and fatigue. Add in the simple day-to-day stressors of life, and your motivation is often the first thing to go. But even if you feel this way now, it’s not too late to get your motivation back. Luckily, there are some tactics you can use to lift yourself up and find your motivation again. Below, 11 members of Rolling Stone Culture Council discuss a few of those tactics as well as how leveraging them can positively impact your ability to carry on leading.