Perfectionist. Detail-oriented. Cynic. Earnest. Authentic. Real. Meaningful. Passionate. These are all things that I hide behind. They are my excuses. They are the shirts I wear when I’m in the pool.Keep Reading
As workers of the web, we are constantly trying to tell clients they get what they pay for. This year I’ve been learning the reverse is also true; we get what we price for.
When I first started Bottlerocket I priced myself low and took every job I could get. Often, that’s what we have to do when starting out. But the fear of having no work seems to drive many of us to maintain that modus operandi long after we need to.Keep Reading
The past 10 months have been explosive for my company, Bottlerocket. In 2012, we’ve grown in almost every way. We’ve grown the team, taken on more diverse projects and tripled in revenue from 2011. And yet, it has left me wondering what it is I really want to do and how I want to be spending my time.Keep Reading
We spent the evening playing and jumping, tickling and hugging, laughing, coloring and watching cartoons before she feel asleep; her last night as a 4-year-old.Keep Reading
I can’t remember a time when I didn’t feel busy. Most days my brain feels like an overstuffed file drawer in danger of collapse at any moment due the sheer amount of information that must be processed and dealt with.Keep Reading
Let’s be honest, the pressure to conform is a bitch. It starts at the earliest stages of life and many people never escape it.Keep Reading