I just received a beautifully designed email from a well-known creative publisher, outlining what to do when a client becomes unresponsive.
The word leadership is often used, yet I wonder if we truly know what it means and, even more importantly, what good leadership looks like. I’m currently reading a book on 26 leadership lessons from the Apostle Paul.
Here are some quotes from the first chapter that confronted me on the subject of trust and leadership:
For good and bad, COVID has forced us to rethink how we work and interact with one another daily. While virtual fatigue is real as we rely more on services like Slack, Zoom, and Hangouts, there are some positives that I’d like to share.
This morning I dropped my car off at the dealer for what I hope to be service covered by a recall (now called product improvement campaigns) or as a fall back covered by the extended warranty that came with the car during its purchase.
My first real job was working for a corporate collections agency. While my role was related to managing the office, print design/advertising needs, the company website, and intranet (remember those). I did learn much from watching the collections personal as they engaged business that owed our clients money. One such skill was their note-taking as they entered call information into our UNIX collection system.
Bob Ambrogi wrote a great article this week that outlined the benefits of legal blogging beyond marketing. Phrases like: a creative outlet, makes you smarter, builds relationships, opens doors, improves your writing, and serves others stood out to me as key. In reading that post, one could only be inspired to start blogging.…
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I have been working from my home office for the last 15 years. In times past, I found that every four months or so, I’d start to feel disconnected, and that meant it was time for a trip out to Seattle to reconnect with everyone. I loved these trips, aside from the time away from my family.
I have been reading through a book titled Suffering by Paul Trip. In general, this is not a topic I enjoy or want to learn more about for fear that I’ll somehow unwittingly bring some upon myself. The last sentence sounds silly, but it’s true to how I think sometimes. If left to my own choosing, I’d opt to avoid suffering in all shapes and forms. That said, suffering comes to all.
My dad used to speak of seasons of life quite often as I was growing up. He used them as an anchor point for providing understanding to a specific situation. Often the seasons of life were tied to moment and what was happening with kids, relationships, school, career, etc.
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Mail chimp template design can be a frustrating thing. I use it just enough that it has a learning curve every time log in to make an edit or create an email design from scratch. The pain experienced during this process reminds me of the pain associated with anything new when tried for the first time. Exercise, diet, CSS equals pain and frustration.
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