Friend, mentor and client Nilofer Merchant expounds on the topic of 'onlyness': The first step to unlocking talent in the #SocialEra is celebrating something I’ve termed onlyness. Onlyness is that thing that only that one individual can bring to a situation. It includes the journey and passions of each human. Onlyness is fundamentally about honoring … Continue reading Onlyness

How To Design Your Blog

One of my new, favorite bloggers Heidi Cohen has these thoughts on blog design for you to ponder… Writers at heart, many bloggers rush through selecting their blog design elements without much thought when they first start. But the reality is that design is core to your blog’s brand and readership. Therefore, out-of-the box blog … Continue reading How To Design Your Blog

The myth of beautiful website design

I love it when I find a quote to support my preconceived notions because if I say it, it's just opinion, but if an 'expert' says it, well, it must be true. In this case a designer talks about web design..."This one will probably get me into trouble. I’ve worked as a graphic designer for … Continue reading The myth of beautiful website design


I got this from Seth Godin who got it from the Google dictionary..."A brand is the set of expectations, memories, stories and relationships that, taken together, account for a consumer’s decision to choose one product or service over another. If the consumer (whether it’s a business, a buyer, a voter or a donor) doesn’t pay … Continue reading define:brand