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In Chicago last week, heavy rains caused widespread flooding. I had some water in my office, but fortunately nothing was damaged. Through it all, I remained calm knowing my computer equipment and files were safe. As a small business owner, these things are top of mind in an emergency. My backup plan has saved me [...]
A recent Crain’s Chicago article suggests that business refine their website strategy. One continuing trend on the web is relationship building – creating a relevant conversation about your brand online. How can you maximize your website, social media tools and/or LinkedIn to get people interested and talking about what you do? What is appropriate for [...]
Not surprisingly, the turn of the calendar year seems a perfect time to revisit business plans, marketing strategy and goals for the year ahead. Yes, it can be overwhelming and challenging to find the time to focus on your business, but well worth the effort. You’ll gain clarity, direction and inspiration. Each December, I take [...]
Creating great design means taking a break from the computer screen and getting outside for some fresh air. This weekend, I spent a few hours working on a cleanup in my community garden and tending to my garden plot. Digging in the dirt and seeing new buds of zucchini and squash is a simple pleasure, [...]
A few weeks ago, I spoke with a group of 7th and 8th graders at the Lincoln Elementary School Career Day. I was impressed with their questions, energy and plans for the future. Many of them didn’t realize the amount of creativity, problem-solving and (gasp) sketching that happens during the generation of a logo or [...]
We love our office space at the Ravenswood Coworking Group on Chicago’s Northside. We save energy and resources and having other people around keeps my creative energy on full-tilt. Coworkers trade ideas, collaborate on projects, share a friendly hello or a business lead. Learn more about the concept of co-working and take an inside look [...]