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Last-Minute December Marketing (Cost: $0)

By Jenika | December 4, 2017 | 10 Comments

Know what happens to internet traffic during the holiday season? I wish I could report that it goes down because we all hibernate with loved ones, but, well – It spikes.  It starts predictably:  On American Thanksgiving, traffic rises in the evening.  People settle into sofas after meals, grab their phone and go online –…

You Are Further Along Than You Think – Here’s Why

By Jenika | November 7, 2017 | 7 Comments

As you do your creative work, you’ve probably noticed the steady tug of an emotional undercurrent. Murky to put into words, but it feels like being perpetually a little bit behind.  There’s always more to implement, more to try, classes and books you haven’t studied, the sight of people on social media who appear to…

Try This And See If Work Goes Differently Today

By Jenika | November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

I stared down in raw, humble wonder at the plate in front of me.  Nothing unusual about it from an outside view.  Curry and rice.  Looks like lunch. Except I had just closed a book before sitting down to eat.  I don’t remember which book now, I’ve read many in recent weeks that fit the…

The Perfectly “Good” Strategy That Prevents You From Succeeding

By Jenika | October 18, 2017 | 7 Comments

Let’s pretend that you take up swimming as a sport. You show up at the pool every morning, practicing your strokes and lowering your times.  You’re feeling pretty good about how it’s going and can see lots of improvement!  You get up the confidence to join a local swimming league, and sign up for a…