If Everyone Else Is Doing It…

My mother has always used the line on me: “If everyone else jumps off a bridge, would you?” In many industries, your competitors set the tone, right? No, you should set the tone, your customers should set the tone, you should do what works for your business, not what you’re being told to do. I…

Small Things

“Don’t sweat the small stuff,” they say. Show me a person who doesn’t notice the small things and I’ll show you a person who notices nothing. In my life, in the last twelve months, I’ve had some major events, most of which I’m able to deal with without issue. It’s the little things that impact…

Why I hate video.

I’ve been thinking – I have been to many workshops, blogging seminars and various other places regarding “Web 2.0…..” First, is there such a thing as Web 2.0? When did we have web 1.0? Web .01? It seems to me, many are just struggling to define something so they can say they’re proficient in it….

School Work Response

I’ve written about being in school many times on here. Some of the work is really frustrating. In one of my classes, a required Microsoft Publisher class, we were required to create a newsletter about our family or home life. I was in a really bad mood when I wrote it. The teacher’s response? “I…

Remembering the beginnings

Something I have noticed far too much is that when we become great we stop doing the things that lead to our greatness. We spend so much time actually telling the world how great we are, or how we became great, but we never sustain those things which got us there. We abandon ourselves. This…

Guest Post: Judgment Between The Lines

This post brought to you by my friend Sarah Salter, her blog: Living Between The Lines offers me a fresh perspective from those who are outside my normal sphere. While I know you’re used to witty repartee and random musings of my travels, life, or feelings. I asked her to post something that she would…

First, Last or Somewhere Else?

Lately I’d been giving a lot of thought to what’s been going on in my life. Recently, I’ve had a lot of change going on in my life and a lot of experiences you would call “lasts:” Last day at an old job. Last day in an old apartment. Last moment of friendship. (Used under…

A change will come…

I’ve had a lot of change happen all at once. Not that I haven’t had time to prepare for the changes, they’ve just all happened at the same time. Used under creative commons, Thank you AlicePopkorn2! (This picture is PHENOMENAL!) New Living Situation: Recently, I’ve left the hamlet of Milwaukie, Oregon and moved to the…

Disappointment

This really doesn’t have much of an answer, but I really need to find a place to just ramble on with my thoughts. This may or may not make a whole lot of sense – I apologize in advance. What do you do with disappointment. When someone has really let you down. When you really…