DGR s2# 5: Following the Leader

For us solo acts, it’s often hard to think of ourselves as followers. We’re used to — even expected to — be in charge of everything, all the time. Today is about how to be both a leader and a follower at the same time and why you must follow...

Keep it Short, Stupid

Talking about (mainly) email messaging and how nobody has time or attention span to read your bloated, boring, corp.-speak emails. New strategy: get in, get out, next. 1 fact, 1 solution, 1 ask. Canyou present all that in under 500 characters? Yes*. What do you think?...

Lots of Laptops and Disaster Planning

After getting into it with my hosting provider – a smaller independent with delusions – I got to thinking, “What if my hosting disappeared tomorrow?” What hellish deluge would find me, clients losing email and sites? Uggh, I don’t even...

1st weekly plan of the year

It’s a little rough, working on the weekly format, but I’m re-tooling into an audit-based foot-in-the-door service this week, and I’m connecting all the parts. So far I have to: Work on the new joint project develop email and social media campaigns...

Season 2 Reboot: Building a Better Podcast

YEAH! Season 2! Party time. Kicking off a new season today with a new format and a new level of energy. Why? I feel like I was coasting. There was no challenge or groowth for me from how I showed up in Season 1. While there were some great takeaways and insights from...