Three tips to good video from your smartphone

  1. Keep a steady hand. It’s always best to use a tripod but sometimes you just have to steady yourself. Keep both hands on the smartphone as you’re recording. Stabilizers and tripods are helpful. 2. Shoot in brightly lit areas. Or use an inexpensive light kit. Remember to not point […]

The world around us

Be observant. Be diligent. In work and at home. It makes a difference. News of three women held captive for a decade in a Cleveland neighborhood, is a stark reminder that all of us have a responsibility to be observant, to connect the dots and to have the courage to […]

Update your life list

My daughter leaves lists lying around the house. I found one the other day. It reminded me that we all have our “life” to-do list. It also reminded me that those lists evolve over time. Yesterday’s goals may not apply today. And once you’ve accomplished one task, you will certainly […]

Content is king

I talk to clients all the time who know that content is important for their website and social media channels. But they’re not sure where to find suitable content or how often it ought to be changed. Here are three tips to follow: First, video is the digital commodity to […]

Find what inspires you

Look for what inspires you and you will find inspiration all around you. For me, inspiration comes from the October colors and the crunch of leaves underfoot. It comes from a nip in the air and the clear indications that a change of seasons is underway. For me, it comes […]

Clear the clutter, clear the mind

Spring is the typical time of year to clean closets, kitchen cabinets and bedroom dressers.  But there’s nothing like the summertime neighborhood garage sale to get you thinking seriously about simplifying your life by taking that first step – de-cluttering.  As difficult as parting with certain items can be, it’s […]

Lists are good

I’m definitely a list person. In fact, I think most of my family members are list people. I’m not completely sure about my 14-year-old son yet. But I am certain that my 10-year-old-daughter is a list person. (I have proof). For list people, it’s difficult to stay on point without […]

Truth Be Told

Do you have a plan? Or are you overwhelmed with the demands that face you now? Whether it’s the longview strategic plan you’re looking for or a shorter-term directional need, I can help.

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