Three types of tools to build websites

For nearly a decade, I have used a simple 3-level model for considering your website build options. The different approaches you can take are based on your current goals, future plans, and budget:Page Builders (Do It Yourself)Page builders like Squar...

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Nov 15, 2023
Turning the tech off sometimes

This weekend is upon us! We (hopefully) use this time to recharge and spend time with our friends and family. But I doubt you will take much time from your tech this weekend. As I get mid-age-old and mature as a professional, I've learned despite my...

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Nov 10, 2023
Tradeoffs & Decisions

When making big decisions, clear expectations, priorities, and flexibility are essential. I have been reminded of this as I am looking for a new family vehicle to accommodate my family's needs.My teen boys (adult size now!), wife, and I need a vehicl...

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Nov 02, 2023
Break it down into pieces to get it done... smartly

Breaking your tech projects down into smaller, more manageable phases can allow you to get started faster, brings valuable insights, and can improve your overall output.This approach allows you to focus on gathering more information and refining your...

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Oct 26, 2023
Crisis: is your tech ready?

Over the last few years, we’ve experienced a lot of “unprecedented” situations. A global pandemic, locally to me a "derecho" windstorm, a war in Europe, and now the quickly developing Israel-Hamas war. Undoubtedly, the world is uncertain.As a busines...

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Oct 12, 2023
Shedding Your Tech "Dead Weight"

What exactly is "Dead Weight" in your tech stack? It is unused or underutilized technology resources that are costing your business money without providing sufficient value. It could be anything from software licenses web services subscriptions, to o...

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Sep 27, 2023
It's crucial to have an approach to considering new tech

New tools and innovations are constantly emerging, so it's crucial to have an approach to considering new tech. The allure of the "next big thing" can often distract from core operations, leading down a rabbit hole of exploration that may not necessa...

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Sep 20, 2023