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Category : Thoughts

04 Sep 2018

SEPTEMBER NEW YEAR

For many of us September seems to be the real start of the new year.  We grew up going back to school, starting a new grade and a brand new experience.  New shoes, new notebooks, new classes and new classmates. After we are finished with school it still feels like the start of the new year.  Everything slows down in August.  People go on vacation and tune out.  Then Labor Day rolls around and we begin to buckle down again. […]

24 Aug 2018

ZERO SUM

Does it have to be zero sum? When you are part of a zero sum game then either you benefit or someone else benefits. Either I have the ball or you have the ball.  I win, you lose.  I don’t think that is how it needs to work.

04 Aug 2018

FREELANCING

Freelancers don’t work for anyone. Freelancers works for anyone. A gig is a gig. If you do work to earn money then you do things that people pay you for. If you have a job you are working to earn money for yourself and someone else. It’s a job. If you are a freelancer you are earning money so you can continue doing what you do. Working for someone else, having a job, has it’s benefits. Ideally, your company values […]

26 Jun 2018

MINDFUL

You do not need to teach kids to be mindful, to know life as it really is.  Just don’t unteach them. Give ’em a sit.  They will be there.

23 Jun 2018

COMMUNITY

It can be easy to think the whole world is going down hill if you read or listen to any national media. But it isn’t.  Not here, not locally, not where we live. And we are not unique.  Communities around the globe are actively and eagerly improving,  growing and evolving in better and better ways every year.  I know I see it all around me. As a photographer I’m often asked to photograph local events from ribbon cuttings to hackathons.  […]

20 Jun 2018

Seth Godin

If you’re interested in marketing and general helpful information about thriving as a professional then chances are you are already well aware of Seth Godin and likely have visited his blog, Seth.blog.  It’s a quick daily read and always well worth it. Seth’s blog is probably one of the most read blogs in the world and if you simply type “Seth” into Google, he often comes up first on the first page.  But Seth doesn’t knock himself out on social […]