My husband is a potter. He has a website to post some of his work (www.greenewareartistry.com). He hosts the website at GoDaddy.com, the hosting is set to automatically renew each year. It renewed last week. Yesterday he got a call from Go Daddy, I happened to be with him when he got the call. He … [Read more...] about Customer Service and Doing the Unexpected
I’ve been in business for over 15 years. I’ve tried a lot of different things. Some worked really well, others didn’t. I’ve enjoyed some of the things I did and didn’t enjoy others. Many times I aimed to do things the easy way. In fact, I often encourage my clients to look for the easy way to … [Read more...] about What Road Will You Take?
I went to a glass blowing class, and in addition to making a glass paperweight I also learned three business lessons. You can do things you wouldn’t expect yourself able to do. Turn things around to get a different perspective. Make sure to include creativity and fun in your day to day – … [Read more...] about Lessons from 2000 degrees
Sammi and I took an introduction to glass blowing class last weekend. We learned how to gather glass onto a pole, shape it into a circle and cut it off the pole. We made a marble, and a paperweight. It’s harder than I thought, and the glass is incredibly hot (2000°). Here’s a picture of me gathering … [Read more...] about OUCH! That was hot!
When it comes to goal setting, how you finish is as important as how you begin. It’s just after 4pm; I’m looking out my window. It’s already dark, it’s raining and many of the leaves have fallen. I can’t believe we are well into November. Less than two months left and 2017 will be over. This … [Read more...] about Finish the Year on a High Note
I visited my mom this past weekend. To celebrate National Chocolate Day (it was Saturday; did you celebrate?) we went to Ice and Vice, a gourmet ice cream shop, with the intention of getting chocolate ice cream. Instead, we received a valuable business lesson. There were about five people waiting … [Read more...] about Ice cream and a valuable business lesson