In a nutshell… here’s a collection of classic New Year’s quotes. While these are mostly floating around on the net in other places I wanted to collect them all and have them for reference. There’s some great wisdom, humor, and wry wit in the quotes below, enjoy! I made no resolutions for the New Year. [...]
In a nutshell… here’s a collection of quotes on passion and enthusiasm to keep your fire burning bright. At the end of the day we all need to remember to keep going. However, just making it another day doesn’t get us where we truly want to be. We must move with vigor, passion, and fixed [...]
In a nutshell… my answer to the question of becoming a designer or web developer. I was recently asked the following question… “Hi, I am a college student currently trying to figure out what I’m doing. I was wondering if I could pick your brain. I’m in my second semester in Computer Science and I [...]
In a nutshell: Business is like art- stick to a medium but find different angles to make your product shine. A World Beyond Your World There is a book out called 365: A Daily Creativity Journal by Noah Scalin, and it is full of amazing, eye-opening ideas for artists. It challenges artists to learn a [...]
In a nutshell… how I became a father and the (short) story that led up to it. How It Was Less than three years ago I was a bachelor living in a nice apartment on the fourth floor overlooking the beautiful Hill Country of Lake Travis. I was and currently still am, operating as managing [...]
I recently purchased an ipad and was looking for a quality stand. I decided to see if I could design and create my own stand for free, and this article is the result of the endeavor.
In a nutshell… I received this from Tammy Gentry. She’s a Certified Business Coach with ActionCOACH Team Legacy. Remember to build a Relationship beyond the invoice. In times like today, and going forward, client retention should be part of every Marketing budget. As the football season starts, one of the key characteristics that GREAT Players [...]
Earth Day (April 22) is one of my favorite days to celebrate because I think the earth is a beautiful place that needs to be taken care of. Like anything precious or of value, our earth should be protected
After reading this email I now feel fine not worrying about changing my passwords. Some of them I have kept the same for decades. I know I’ve been told to change them but things like this come out and it just feels so good for my procrastination in changing my passwords to be validated by fancy studies.
An enterprising person is one who comes across a pile of scrap metal and sees the making of a wonderful sculpture. An enterprising person is one who drives through an old decrepit part of town and sees a new housing development. An enterprising person is one who sees opportunity in all areas of life.
How long have you been in your industry? Can you safely say you’re an expert? Are your competitors educating your potential customers? In my opinion, experience is the greatest teacher but true experts don’t rely strictly on experience. You need to continually feed your mind and business practices with new information because just saying you’re an expert because you have 10 years experience won’t cut it.
I know what you might be thinking and the answer is NO, I didn’t “accidentally” over-bill one of our clients. Actually, quite the opposite, I simply spent ONE hour reviewing all the services and fees my business is currently paying. Here’s the low down…
I know that men can take on several roles, such as husband, dad, worker, bill payer, and more, but I am a woman, so I started thinking the other day- what if women had a hat for each role they had to play. My list for a multi-tasking mom was so long, I realized we [...]
At Glide Design, our newest way to inspire is our website- revamped, redesigned and rewritten to be more useful to our clients. In celebration of this and a new year, I wanted to help awaken new creative interests with our readers. Aren’t we all looking for new ways to enjoy life and expand our horizons?
You’re personality type affects every aspect of your personal and business life. Additionally, the personality type of your boss, employees, co-workers, and contractors can have a huge affect on your ability to achieve success in business. Without a basic understanding of how others view the world you are simply at a clear disadvantage. However, [...]
Lately I have been contemplating the nature of my business as it relates to my personal life. As Michael Gerber of The E-Myth Revisited states, “Before you can determine what that role [of your business] will be, you must ask yourself these questions: What do I value most? What kind [...]
If I could envision the perfect business from a really high level, what would it look like. Why not think about this and write it down? I have been extremely focused on what it will take to achieve my business dreams and to me this is a good start. Check it out and let me know what you think.
In order to create the most efficient task list, I have spent about 5 years honing my process to make myself more and more efficient. I’ve tried numerous systems, schemes, and notebook styles, and have come up with a style that seems to be the best for me now.