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Giving thanks in 2018

I was off the clock yesterday at 5pm and made plans to work on a big project.  I realized that I needed to speed up my plans to update my websites before WordCamp US .  I also realized that since we were invited to dinner at a dear friend’s house today, I didn’t have to cook…

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I found my tribe at GoDaddy!

As many of you know, I spent my weekend being the first GoDaddy Pro Ambassador at WordCamp Seattle.  As a member of the GoDaddy Pro Advisory Council, it was a test run for future GoDaddy customers taking part in sponsor booths at WordCamps to interact with fellow WordCampers and GoDaddy users.  Not only did I…

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Meet the first GoDaddy Web Pro Ambassador

It’s me! You might be asking yourself, “What is a GoDaddy Ambassador?”  Well, I’m going to be on Team GoDaddy at WordCamp Seattle.  I’ve got GoDaddy gear to wear and I’ll be working in the GoDaddy booth.  I plan to share with other designers and developers how I use the GoDaddy Pro tools to help…

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The true power of Giver’s Gain

Many years  ago, a fellow member of BNI asked me to help out with a organization she was on a board for.  It would be a total volunteer job.  I remember thinking to myself, “I’m so busy.  I should say no.” But,  I didn’t.  I said yes. Over the course of my time interacting with…

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Breaking your routine isn’t the end of the world

I struggle with the mentality that if I don’t do what I said I was going to do, I’ve failed.  Two weeks ago, this site went down for more than four days.  It really had me off my game.  When things came back online, I was so busy restoring client sites, backing up my own…

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The Power of Coworking

In my day to day office operations, I spend a lot of time alone.  By alone, I mean, it’s me and my loyal dog Tank.  We hang out in my home office.  He gets up when I get up.  He lets me know when it’s lunch time.  He lets me know if I’ve been sitting…

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