Are Managers always Leaders? Is there a difference?

The debate between leadership and management has been raging for a number of years. I feel that the distinction between management a leadership is useful one, in that it help us gain a better understanding of leadership and causes us to reflect on our own behavior, asking ourselves, “Are we really leading?” So what are the differences between managers and leaders? “There is a profound difference between management and leadership, and both are important. To manage means to bring about, to accomplish, to have charge of or...

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Web Design “IS” Search Engine Optimization

Are you thinking of taking on the task of building your own website?  There are lots of options out there these days.  Ask yourself, ” Am I getting the best bang for my buck? These days lots of people talk about search engine optimization or SEO, but very few talk about web design and how it alone can kill your search results. Most of the online sources have lines for keywords or tags, but what are they doing with that info?  Is it actually helping you?  Can your self designed site you pay $12 a month for actually get you hits? ...

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The Skin Company | Castle Rock, Colorado

The Skin Company is a thriving business in my small town.  It caters to the skin care needs of both women and men. A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting with the owner, Maria.  For the past few months she has been working with a design company to put some final touches on their website.  She asked me to take a look at the design before it goes live.  The drafts I saw were absolutely amazing.  They were full of great color, cool sketches and some wonderful photography. If you find yourself in Castle Rock, you have to stop in and...

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