WebPTSD™ is a Real Thing

It happened again this week.  I had another conversation with someone about how much they feared and hated their website company.  They displayed all of the tell-tale signs of WebPTSD ™, a less aggressive form of PTSD that is specific to being lied and cheated to by a website developer. Here’s my most recent example.

That’s a three video learn

We were having a meeting with the co-owners of my app company and they were talking about a programing software and one of them said, “that’s a three video learn.” He knew that within three videos he could have the knowledge he needed to achieve his programming goal. This is the next level of training

Don’t Double Down on a Bad Decision

Four years ago I bought new tires for my car. From that point forward, I spent the winters driving in holy terror as I slid through intersections; I could not take off at green lights and hydroplaned in rain.  It didn’t occur to me that it was the new tires. I bought them in the

Website Avoidance – It Happens

People avoid websites. You do it and probably don’t even realize it. Here are some examples of ways you avoid and leave websites before getting what you want: You go to a website and can’t find what you are looking in the first twenty seconds. You land on a web page and it hurts your

Best Way to Handle Reviews in 2017

“What if I get a bad review?” This week I went searching the web for a local photographer that a friend said was great at sports photography.  I wanted to see his website and my friend didn’t have his phone number, so I figured I could get it from his website.  I couldn’t find him.  So

Silent Talking is not Listening

Silent Talking – is not LISTENING I was reading the “Art of Negotiation” by Dr. Henry Cloud and the term just caught me. How often do I silent talk? Gerard I. Nierenberg and Henry H. Calero describe it on page 52’ “It’s what so many of us are doing when we think we’re listening. Unconsciously,

“When I make my fortune…” – Would you say that out loud?

“When I make my fortune…” Yesterday I was reading through scholarship applications. It is one of my most favorite things to do. In a few paragraphs a student is asked to summarize why they are going to succeed, how they got to this point in life and what a scholarship would mean to them. When

UPDATE from What if your Parent’s went on Your First Date?

AUDIO/VIDEO VERSION [After a broken engagement, an Indian friend agreed to his parents wishes for a traditional arranged marriage.  See LINK TO FIRST ARTICLE.] “The Date” was actually two meetings about an hour and a half each. Always with all family members. They were able to talk about a few things. She had taken the

But I paid a lot for that

Many times when working with organizing clients we will hit an issue that goes like this: “But, I paid a lot of money for that and it IS top of the line”   Top of the line  more than 3 years ago in electronics means it has little or no resale value left and needs to

How hard would you fight?

  How hard would you fight for your happiness and life?  In fall of 2010 I was hired by my clients children to help her downsize.  She had lived in the same house for 20+ years, raised all her kids in that house and along the way had acquired a lot of possessions from all