Do the math

Woman holding a wad of burning money

Shiny object syndrome is a real thing. I’m serious. It applies to all those new projects you want to start. It applies to all those new bits of software you want to subscribe too. It applies to all those glazed doughnuts you want to eat. OK, maybe that last one is just me… Let’s get […]

There’s no such thing as a stupid question

Two unattended glasses in a bar

In all honesty, this post should have been titled, “What I learned from working in a night club”. I genuinely believe that there are no stupid questions, only lazy people. I’ll explain. When I was at university I got a job at the local nightclub. Funnily enough it was the second nightclub I had ever […]

Go from Freelancer to CEO in three easy steps

A seamstress and a client in conversation

Tom Peters said it best when he said I want to be the CEO of Me Inc. Who else could possibly do me better than I can? Working with a client on her launch recently I had the misfortune of installing software to the wrong folder of her live website. Not a big deal. I […]

Birds of a feather

A flight of pigeons overlooking a grey sky

If you grew up watching the Animaniacs (The Warner brothers and their Warner sister, Dot), you’ll know exactly who The Goodfeathers are and exactly who they’re meant to be a parody of. Parodies work because of pigeon holes or ‘stereotypes’. Stereotyping happens to the best of us and can mean all the difference between a […]

Is it too late to start again

Unfinished knitting project - a half knitted beanie hat in taupe yarn

In knitting when something goes wrong, knitters have three options… Start again, Frog it, or ignore it. How the knitter decides to proceed once they’ve discovered the problem depends on three factors: How far they are into the project Who the project is for How bad the error is I knit. I also build websites. […]