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How Adding Margin to Your Life Helps… Just About Everything!

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We’re busy. Productive. Motivated. We’re here to help every single customer that comes to us, to make their day better, to improve society as a whole. Great! And yet, the busier we are, the more potential there is for collateral damage. What I mean is, being productive is beneficial, sure, but being consistently “maxed out” is […]

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Improving the Cycle

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Often we’re caught up in cycles. Parts of our life that happen almost automatically. They can be a mix of positive and negative. At certain points in the cycle we become irritated. That sore point is a clear indicator of what needs to change. Awareness is the first step to self-improvement. It requires us to […]

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The Metaphor of the Rotten Tree

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Imagine this – you’re driving home on a windy Sunday evening, ready to relax and end the night. But as you drive up, something’s not right. A power company worker jogs from his truck into your back yard, clearly in a hurry. Then you get to your drive way, and… what?!… a massive tree is lying on the […]

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Making Progress When It’s Not Easy

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After the initial excitement with something, how do you keep going? What happens when an obstacle comes up that takes the joy out of what you do? That’s the “between” place I find myself in from time to time. I’d like to share some tips for “making progress when it’s not easy”.

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What “Kitchen Nightmares” Teaches Us About Transformation

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Reality TV shows have a… funny way of looking at life. Sure they distort things a little, but they appeal to us so much that we keep coming back for more. Clearly there’s an intentional formula at work to produce content that people not only watch, but anticipate, remember, and talk about. Here I’m going […]

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Which Comes First, Content or Design?

Posted in Businesses,Developers,Website Advice

This is a common question – not only for websites, but for all projects. Home buyers find a home to suit their lifestyle, or build a new one. Artists decide to use an existing canvas or find a new one. Web designers use an existing design, or create a new one. Since this question applies to all projects equally, let’s generalize it: Does the container […]

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How to Connect With Customers by Telling Your Story

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Your customers are far more likely to purchase from you and work with you if they can relate to you on a personal level. If you’re willing to be truly authentic in sharing who you are, their guard will drop down as well, and trust will start to build. That’s because people don’t just buy what you do, they buy why you do it.

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Should I Tweak, or Redesign My Website?

Posted in Businesses,Website Advice

You’re looking at your company’s website–maybe because a customer mentioned it, maybe because you already know it needs work. What’s going to get your company the best return on investment, some updates here and there, or an entirely new website? Think of it like this – does your website represent your future or your past? Does your current […]

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