Ok, not really, but last week Visceral did come together in Washington, DC for our annual team meeting. With my amateur photography skills in tow, I documented our time together. Thanks to everyone on my team who ignored the clicking of the shutter and did their best to ignore the awkwardness that typically ensues when someone has a lens pointed at you mid-discussion. Read Full Post
If you’d have told me a year ago that I’d be writing a blog post based on something I heard in a yoga class I’d have called you crazy but a few months ago Visceral dev guru Kevin Freiberger convinced me to try a class and it’s been a great experience. (Note: If you live in San Diego and you haven’t been to MOSAIC, you’re seriously missing out.) Read Full Post
I watched The Princess Bride over the weekend, and I found it contained a few interesting lessons about working with clients through the travails of production management. In particular, how to deal with that inevitable down period during a project we lovingly call “the pit of despair.”
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Recently a friend and former co-worker asked me for advice on how to make the most of a home office. After I sent some thoughts and well wishes on their new opportunity I realized I’ve been working out my home for six years now. I’ve loved everyday of it and while I enjoy my setup, I do miss a lot of the camaraderie and collaboration that a traditional office setting provides. While those are key benefits of working in a team setting there are there are just as many benefits to working from home. There is no time-sucking commute, no unsolicited distractions when deadlines lurk, and don’t forget the tax breaks. Keep those utility bills handy come April! Read Full Post
Executing & Winning
Part 3 of a 3 post series. The futbol analogy continues and concludes… even though I could keep this going since we’ll be seeing some soccer soon in the Olympics!
Once we identify those digital solutions and create the plan, we get to help our clients start playing and winning the game by building effective digital tools.
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Your Strategic Plan
Part 2 of a 3 post series.
The game of futbol is full of strategy. In the last post, I wrote about the importance of assembling a team around your project and here, I will focus on the importance of developing your strategy. Read Full Post
Setting up for the match
Part 1 of a 3 post series. Full disclosure: I’m a very upset Azzuri fan at the moment.
In the last few weeks, I’ve been enjoying the Euro 2012 Tournament. It concluded yesterday with Spain’s domination of Italy. Futbol has a grace and elegance to it not present in all sports. It also tends to be a very emotional on the part of the players, coaches and fans. Read Full Post
Welcome to the Visceral blog.
Over the course of the coming months we’ll be using this space to share our collective thoughts on Strategy, Design, Content and Development. We’ll talk about common problems we’ve found (and have hopefully overcome) in the web biz, as well as those looming challenges and opportunities on the horizon that deserve your attention. Read Full Post