I just can’t say enough about The Trevor Project. I’ve been thinking a lot about suicide since Robin Williams took his own life earlier this month. In an effort to make sure I’m doing all I can to help make the world a better place, I decided to donate some advertising space across all of the blogs I host and manage right now. We started posting blogs and links last Sunday and this is the last post and award.
I’m definitely looking to do more web work and consulting these days. My dream is to work for myself full-time doing communication, leadership, and technology consulting I’ve done it before but have chickened out and went back to work when I felt I was getting enough work or when my client list got lean. I’m going to use this space, obviously, to pitch and promote some of the service I provide.
I’ve worked in and around the print industry for the last 8 years. Navigating color and print technology isn’t a problem for me and I’ve always managed my home office print environment with relative ease and expertise. Brother was first on the market with a home printer that could output 11″x17″ full color. I was ecstatic that a company would be so daring and bold as to lead the charge of putting a more professional product directly in the hands of individual consumers. It’s been 6 months now and I’m ready to throw my Brother out of the window of my second story home office. Continue reading
Good leaders improvise. Regardless of the context or the organizational setting real leaders improvise. Things often don’t go according to plan and we can’t predict or plan for every challenge that may surface. Good leaders improvise when necessary.
So I spent some time in Arizona last month on a mini-vacation getaway and I had the opportunity to hike and climb Camelback Mountain. This was probably one of the most scenic and beautiful climbs I’ve ever done. I’m a California native so I’m accustomed to specific types of scenery and natural beauty. I’m used to mountains with greenery and rivers and lots of beaches and trees.