Category Archives: business

10 Holiday Spending Truths and the No Duh Moment

I was flipping through the news today, and came across an article entitled “Americans Not Willing To Spend Without Deals.”  My first thought was “You’re surprised by this? ” and then “And whose fault is that?” Retailers are starting Christmas … Continue reading

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The Personal User’s Manual

I was reading a great blog post over on Edutopia about writing a Student’s User Guide. The title was a bit dull, but on reading it, a teacher talks about developing a “personal User’s Guide” not only for herself, but … Continue reading

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Website Design and Healthcare.Gov- the Silver Lining

The roll out of Healthcare.gov has been bad.  But there is a silver lining to this dark cloud for folks in the digital space.  We might finally have the best example ever to demonstrate how important User Interface and Experience is … Continue reading

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7 Things to Improve Your Business Today

1.  Make sure everyone understands they are part of the team.  Whether it’s a receptionist, a stock boy, a manager, or anyone in the store, make sure they know your mission and what you’re trying to get accomplished. 2. Everyone on … Continue reading

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The Entrepreneur’s Creativity Box

I’ve been a subscriber to several Quarterly.co “care packages” ever since they became available.  These curated packages of the unique and unusual appeal to my sense of exploration and surprise every time.  There’s often a sense of utility-meets-whimsy in every … Continue reading

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