Editorial-style Blog posts written in the spirit of exploration, encouraging open dialogue and conversations with people from around the world.

Shake Up Small Changes For Your Business

small changes make a big impactSurprise Yourself By Jumping In. Adjust Some Of Your Methods.

As small business owners, we are resistance to change. It can feel like swimming through refrigerated molasses, slow and sticky. We become attached to what we do and how we do it and that can hold us back. Systems, methods, ideology. Services, procedures and protocol. Even small changes can sometimes look like a tall order.

Content Writing & Your Digital Presence

Your Online Semantic Foundation is Built On & Fortified By The Content You Write

Everything you do online adds to the semantic structure of your digital presence. Luckily, your actions can be purposeful. You can organize and establish trails and tributaries of information to craft the ways in which you will be known online. In other words, you can deliberately construct your digital or online presence.

Accepting It: Emotion in Work And Business

emotions in business. what are you feeling right now?A Prerequisite To Our Existence

Learning how to tolerate our feelings and manage their fallout and the distractions they cause will help us run our businesses more smoothly and successfully. We may just find that our energy swells, enjoyment increases and that productivity and everything in between functions more fluidly.

Why Your Website Is An Asset For You & Customers

your website is a business assetIt’s A Matter Of Attitude And Implementation

Your website is the single online property you can own and control. Your most potent piece of real estate when it comes to your online business presence. Your home, base-camp, hub, anchor. Your most direct online chain to supplying your customers with what they need. The one self-owned container you’ve got.

Writing Content Truly From You And For Them

shimmy our most inventive selves into our business messages on websites and blogsWrite What They Need [and] What You Truly Care About

How do we shimmy our most inventive selves into the business message container [our website & blog] that we’ve created with purpose for our customers and their needs? It’s the consistently echoing dilemma that small business owners face about writing content. How do we avoid funneling down into the swirling vortex of less-than-important?

When Design & Marketing Still Mean Something

art tools for when design in marketing still means somethingMake It Better Than Good Enough

We’re drenched in opulent marketing [and self-marketing] abundance; seeped in mechanisms, opportunity and easy-ish design methods. The convenience is outstanding, the pitfalls glaring yet often unseen, right under our noses. Even meaning loses stability when the container it’s delivered in hasn’t been carefully constructed and matched with intent.

Honesty Culture: Truth in Business

Honesty culture in business fat eyes web developmentWho Are You? Who Do You Want To Be?

I’ve noticed that we take a lot for granted when we consider our views on core values, especially those we think of as wholesome. I suspect it’s because they appear, on the surface, to be so obvious, so honorable that to talk about them may seem a little dull and as a result, they become neglected and cheap.

Seeking Your Wily Idea For Writing Content

Make The Time, Write With Your Intuition, Use Your Imagination And Read Slowly When You’re Done

I’m plagued with an unrequited hankering to write in a way that would be somehow intimate and personally nutritious. It sends me on a search for an exhilarating concept; one that will stimulate my imagination and hopefully yours. My wily idea.

The Slow Web Groovy Or Fast Web Frenzy

Make haste slowly slow web picking up a pearl fat eyes web developmentMake Haste Slowly

The Slow Web Movement has captured my imagination and is ushering me towards an ever-evolving realization. We are free to combine swift efficiency with an aware, measured pace to shape a more worthwhile online experience. One that will encourage actually remembering what it was that we experienced in those moments that tend to go by. Fast.

Using Collaboration For Shared Goals

It's A Dance We Do Together

Teaming Up. What is it about joining forces that makes it so seductive? It’s the inclusion, the opportunity to learn, expand beyond our current limits, the realization that we can gain strength in numbers; all contribute to its allure. Even if we make the assumption that in some scenarios we’re competing, there is still benefit in collaboration.