Advice on running our business can be good, but we all must do what we’re each wired to do.
As Adunate wraps up its momentous 10th anniversary year, perhaps one thing most satisfying (amazing, actually) is that I’ve stuck with this creative business of mine for ten whole years! Yes, there’s the statistics factor: According to Business Journal, 50% of businesses fail in their first five years. But mostly it’s the focus factor, or lack thereof. Lest you think me flighty and irresponsible (I’m […]
The Energy Bus, by Jon Gordon, has been on my list for several years and I’ve finally gotten around to reading it. What a dynamic little book! If you share life with others—uh, who doesn’t?—then set aside the couple hours it takes to cruise through this fun, u-rah-rah story. Or metaphor. Or parable. Whatever you want to call […]
Living a life of gratitude is a hot topic these days. Just google it and you’ll find everything from ongoing blogs to friends’ daily Facebook postings for the Thanksgiving holiday. I too got in on the action when a few months ago I took Ed Gandia’s advice and started the daily exercise of writing a full page […]
A couple weeks ago Meredith Fineman’s “Please Stop Complaining About How Busy You Are” appeared in a gazillion media sites. Its timing was perfect in relation to a graphic design project I was doing. Others must have been thinking the same thing because Rebecca Ryan wrote “Are You Really That Busy?” for Madison Magazine and Tim Kreider wrote “The ‘Busy’ Trap” for […]