What is it about some places? My grandma rarely left her hillside in Eckhart Mines, Maryland. Until she passed in May, someone in my family had been on that hill since the 1890s! She was deeply rooted in that beautiful mountainside. It was her special place. And because of that, mine too. I’ve walked a […]
The beginning of the year – whether January or your organization’s fiscal year – usually includes the words “strategic plan.” We see and work with strategic plans with our clients regularly, both with one already in place or alongside them to develop one.
A strategic plan has value for businesses, non-profits, individuals
community or municipalities…
Honesty is the best policy. When we shared our work-from-home tips at the beginning of the pandemic, we forgot to mention that the cost of all this added flexibility was at the expense of the “work/life balance” myth. So yes, our breakfast conversations often include questions about RFPs, emails, and project tasks alongside the eggs
Well hello there! It’s been a while since you’ve read one of these from us right? We took some time off of writing our blogs as our client roster grew and you know, we only have two sets of hands sooo…. But the good news is, we are back, full of knowledge, value, updates &
Now that COVID-19 has everyone who can work from home doing it, we thought we’d share some tips to help you maintain your sanity and do meaningful work. We’re pros at getting stuff done amidst all the tempting distractions in the other rooms. Here are a few of our most important lessons learned.
Long-distance running gives you plenty of time to contemplate all the things. This month we’ve both wrapped up some big running goals. I crushed my PR during the Freedom’s Run half marathon and Laurel officially received the title of badass from the ultra runners in our lives by completing the WV Trilogy 50K (31 miles)
It’s time to focus. Let’s all double down on finishing 2019 strong! Well … that went fast. Seems like just a few weeks ago (hey January, I’m looking at you) we were talking about all the things we wanted to get done in 2019. Listen … I know that 2020 is still four months away,
It’s time to silence the voices of doubt inside you so you can level up your business. This isn’t a matter of fake it until you make it. Nope. We’re all somewhere along the path of who we want to be, and who we are right now. What I’m talking about here are those ignored
Hallmark holiday or not, Valentine’s day represents the season of passion, sharing and expressing your love to those you love. Well, if it isn’t obvious already, James and I love what we do as designers. We’re also extremely intentional when it comes to exploring our interests and hobbies. In a world filled with soooooooo much
Cue Europe’s “The Final Countdown.” We’re already there–the last 17 days of 2018 is out the door, and even closer, barely a week till Christmas–yikes! My brain is already tackling multiple things at once, but during this time of year, I’m running in hyperdrive. To be honest, in the past, there’s been years where I’d