The Creative Cities Summit was a fabulous 2 1/2 day event held here in Lexington Kentucky last week. Most of it was TED-quality, including the hallway networking. The conference rooms were filled with “Linchpins” – people literally changing the world right now (and, I believe, some that are about to.) The event was not opened […]
Eric Karjaluoto, and dozens of commenters, have once again raised the very real issue of designer spec work on his blog. I thought about the issue again when I read that Tim Ferriss had chosen to go this way for his book cover. Eric’s post is a well articulated but well-worn argument about the […]
Google’s Local Business Listing verification process causes problems for many small businesses. I’d like to propose an improvement that could really improve things.
Making the move from the Silicon Valley to a smaller city can definitely reduce expenses, but be ready for some culture shock.
Smart businesses recognize economic slowdowns as opportunity to move forward relative to competition. As any house painter will tell you, rainy weather is the time to clean brushes, repair ladders and secure the shop.
Despite legislation introductions to prevent it, New York continues to this through a nasty telecommuter “double-taxing system” through its state tax code and it has people up-in-arms. Cali Williams Yost recently posted on FastCompany’s expert blogs area “Work/Life: NYC Versus Kentucky—One Resists Flexibility, the Other Embraces It. Who Wins?” which compared the approaches between New York and Kentucky – places most would find more different than night and day.