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14 Mar 2016

Years ago, I worked in a small office, and our executive director got very excited about Strengths Finder 2.0. You take a quiz, and it tells you what your top five strengths (or themes, as the book refers to them) are.  For the team I was on at that time, my director used it to modify her leadership style for each person and in making new hiring decisions.   It was a pretty interesting exercise. Though it didn’t surprise me that communication came out as my first strength. I mean, it was a relief given my career choice th… Read More >


14 Mar 2016

That $1 you paid for freelance design “I know there are some places overseas that can fix my logo for $5 but I want to stay local so I’m hoping you won’t charge too much more"        ~ A recent phone conversation with a potential client I’m a freelance design professional in Spokane. By most standards I’m nothing special. Every day I get up, drink some coffee, put on yoga pants, and then attempt to follow a monastic rhythm of prayer and work, with a heavy emphasis on the prayer part. And because I’m nothing … Read More >