recently i’ve engaged in a discussion on linkedin among other web professionals, about pricing. i was beginning to feel pretty ok – that my pricing was reasonable, thoughtful, affordable and not out of the realm of the reality of my trade. there were many of us who all worked within the same ballpark. then, today, … Read moreget right-sized already…
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I spent a number of hours this weekend doing online research to compile a database of advertising contacts in tourism & realestate. I have a question for all you tourism & real estate professionals/organizations out there. DO YOU WANT CONTACT OR NOT? Easily 75% of the websites I cruised, seeking the relevant information for whom … Read moredo you WANT contact or NOT??
I used to buy-in to new year’s resolutions. Set “goals” for myself. Assembled “treasure maps” and “affirmation boards” and the like. Wrote them down, posted them up, left chunks of them in the relevant spots all over my house. Don’t think any of those things ever helped me get where i thought i wanted to … Read moreresolutions? no thanks.
Dear Mr. Architect: Please design and build me a house. I am not quite sure of what I need, so you should use your discretion. My house should have somewhere between two and forty-five bedrooms. Just make sure the plans are such that the bedrooms can be easily added or deleted. When you bring the … Read moreif architects had to work like web developers
Can’t get creative? Stuck on an article topic? Ahh the joy of writer’s block! When I get writer’s block I tend to walk away from the computer and do something completely different. Hit the garden, go for a walk, do the dishes, watch inane television for a little while (it’s amazing what 20 minutes of … Read moredamn writer’s block
As I sat here thinking of what to write about, I came up with all sorts of things that I “know” but don’t necessarily excel at practicing… so… what came out of that? A selection of things that we can hopefully all relate to – the stuff you know you “should” do, and the reality … Read moreworking smarter – it’s a process, not an event
Is there a worse way to start your day than in conflict? I doubt it. Is there a worse conflict to get into than with your computer? Oh very certainly. But when your work day and your conflict with your computer start at the same time, in the same place, it can lead to total … Read morejust walk away
Ok, I didn’t say it first, but I try to repeat it often! This installment of Smarter Working Tips is directed to the self-employed workaholic… Is your office in your basement, like mine? Can you look out the window and see the sun blazing while you’re working? OR worse… is your office in your bedroom, … Read morestop & smell the roses
Today we’ll keep it short and sweet. All I want to do today is recommend adding a short shift to your workday, or trading part of your day for another… HUH? Have you ever had the joy of working in total silence?? If you haven’t made that happen, DO IT! For me, the most productive … Read moresilence