“Of 40 women who came together at this Women With Big Ideas conference, not one of them could name another person who had her back durring her career. Your job as an innovator is to protect the next generation of innovators that come up and be mentors and supporters to them as they do their […]
Are We There Yet? Nick’s Origin Story – Killing Some Dreams To Save Others
This is a bit of a long story – three times longer than I normally post, but I’ve been hearing a lot lately from struggling freelancers and entrepreneurs. So I think it’s time to share WTF Marketing’s origin story with you. Stick with me, please, especially if you’ve been struggling with your business. Eliminate Hunger […]
Perspective, or Yet Another Story of Nick’s Incredibly Unhandy Exploits
So there they were – two black smudges. Unfinished work and smudges. My mortal enemies.
How To Avoid Punching People who tell you to Follow Your Passion (and find yours along the way)
When your passions aren’t naturally things you can turn into products or services, the advice to follow your passions sounds like a load of crap, because it is when you don’t know what your passion is or how to find it.
The Right Way To Ask For Help
Many people have wonderful ideas but no clue how to market them. A few people want to build the next Facebook or implement some sort of get-rich-quick scheme, but they’re a rarity. When most people ask for help, it’s because they can identify with you personally and because they’ve identified your skills as the thing they’re missing.
I Got Here With Help
Each and every one of us has had those moments. We fall down – whether from exhaustion, lack of commitment, or just the circumstances of the environment. Almost always there is someone there to help us back to our feet.
Be Kind, Please Rewind
In a world seemingly stuck in perpetual fast-forward, it’s time we all take a moment to be kind and rewind.
Derby Girls Get Community
In the game and beyond, they add a lot of value to our community. Lots of great ideas for charities or businesses wanting to connect more with their community, and it all starts with associations.
When You Do The Right Thing…
The gray area exists for a reason; everybody thinks they’re in the right, even if they’re not. The only real question is – how much does your community value your input?
The Flip-side of Bartering
If you know me, you know how much I hate asking for favors. I think if you’re doing work, you should get paid that work’s worth and not a cent less.