Forging forward and asking for forgiveness if you mess up

taking-risks-in-business-guy-on-diceThe larger the risk, the more lucrative the potential. This concept is a basic tenant of investing, but it is applicable to every facet of …

Real estate doesn’t matter

old-time-downtown-sceneI was driving through my hometown the other day when a bit of nostalgia crept in. I remembered a downtown where families could spend a …

Preflight checklist to ensure great printing results

I don’t think that I work in greater partnership with anyone as I do with printers. Most of my clients require printing services and expect …

The time-loss continuum (delegating tasks to free time)

olympicsTime is of the essence, and nothing shapes your ability to earn money more than time. How long does it take to complete a project? …

Play music to boost business

man-playing-guitarUntil about 18 months ago, I never played an instrument; and at no time have I ever considered myself a musician. Growing up, music was …

Graphic designers: Make passive income from your downtime

dollar-close-upYou’re between projects or you’re waiting on a client to respond before you begin a revision round. You hate sitting on your hands, but you …

Quality vs. quantity: One truly great thing is worth more than 50 OK things

Ever ask someone how they liked a particular movie and they say, “It was OK”? It seems Hollywood puts out a lot of “OK” movies. …

Characteristics of a great logo design

Ever looked at someone’s logo and thought, “I would never eat there! I would never shop there! I would never take my child there!” It …

10 unique ideas to promote your graphic design business

Every business from the major corporation to the home-based business needs promotion; a way to get your name out to your target market. Even if …