The Deal Has Gone Bad — Now What?

The Deal Has Gone Bad — Now What?

The vendor was disastrous. Deadlines missed, calls not returned, work incomplete, programming sloppy, and worst of all—he didn’t even bother to watch the screencasts I recorded of the problems he needed to fix! I discovered how lackadaisical his approach was during a conference call while I was in

The WHY of Social Networking

The Why of Social Networking

You've heard the gurus tout their formula for creating a loyal following on social media that ultimately translates into sales. The steps seem simple enough: ) Design your brand ) Identify your message ) Get your message out ) Amplify your message So, we write and share articles or post

Good Clients vs. Bad Clients

Good Clients vs. Bad Clients

It's a no-brainer that providing excellent customer service is crucial to the growth of your business. But, have you considered how your level of customer service relates to the amount of fun you have working with some clients? You likely aren't as attentive to the ones who drive you crazy. The

Raising What Women Get Paid

Raising What Women Get Paid

Dear Brilliant Woman, There’s a shocking new study on women and money, in the workplace: According to AAUW, women will get paid equally as the men (who do the same jobs as you)… (are you sitting down?) …in just another 124 years. That’s right women, we’re “just” another one hundred and

5 Ideas to Stop Holiday Insanity

5 Ideas to Stop Holiday Insanity

I believe Thanksgiving is the ideal time to begin reflecting on the year that has almost ended and to start making plans for the year ahead. This is when we should focus on getting our house in order, both physically and mentally. Yet, I always find this time of year is paradoxical. It should be the

Introverts Versus Extroverts: Who Is Better At Business?

The HOW Of Social Networking for Photographers: Who Is Better At Business?

There's lots of talk these days about introverts and extroverts. On the heels of Susan Cain's bestselling book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, more and more introverts are giving us a glimpse of life on the quiet side to let us know their innate traits are just as

Good Clients vs. Bad Clients

Good Clients vs. Bad Clients

It's a no-brainer that providing excellent customer service is crucial to the growth of your business. But, have you considered how your level of customer service relates to the amount of fun you have working with some clients? You likely aren't as attentive to the ones who drive you crazy. The

P.I.E.

Getting 140 different personalities to buy into my vision using my P.I.E. experience.

Getting 140 different personalities to buy into my vision using my P.I.E. technique. As I'm waiting around for several thousand RAW files to convert to JPEG so I can edit chapter two of the eight chapter sequences of the time-lapse project I wrote about here, I thought I'd write about my personal

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Open Call Recap - How Good Do You Look? Just in case you are new to the blog please allow me to quickly fill you in on a free perk for all my readers, followers and friends. Each and every month I facilitate an open call that is absolutely free with a top industry expert. The last free call was

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Interview With The Stock Photo Guy John Lund I am pretty lucky. Why? Because I do what I love and I get to talk to very interesting people. For my upcoming "How to Make Money With Stock" course that I did with Jack Hollingsworth we interviewed industry veteran Ellen Boughn. She mentioned this