Small Business + COVID-19: What Separates Survivors From THrivers

Lonely flower in shadow and light

When the bottom fell out earlier this month, and we went from business as usual to toilet-paper-hoarding, grocery-stockpiling, indefinitely-homebound psychopaths, any false sense of a roadmap about how to do life and business went out the window. I watched my inbox fill with cancellations, and lamented with my other small business friends as they voiced … Read more

The Southern C Summit 2020

The Park St Simons Island

If you follow me on social media (and if not, why aren’t you?) you know that last month I had the privilege of attending The Southern C Summit for the second year in a row. This gathering of entrepreneurs in the South brings together (mostly) women who run businesses of all shapes, sizes, and varieties. … Read more

Hiring: Virtual Office Assistant

Nimble. a design consultancy

Greetings from Florida! If you follow me on Instagram, you know that the last eight weeks have been a whirlwind of travel here there and everywhere. To be honest, the last year has been one crazy adventure after another. Losing loved ones, facing health issues, travel, growing a business, buying a house, moving…it’s been an … Read more

The View From Here

Atlanta Commercial Photographer

“Curiosity is a clue. Follow that clue. Trust it. See where curiosity will lead you next. Following that scavenger hunt of curiosity can lead you to amazing, unexpected places.”-Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic The blessing and curse of this whole entrepreneur thing, is that it really is just like a choose your own adventure book. On … Read more

2018 Manifesto: Carry On

Carry On t-shirt

2017. Whew, what was your deal? I checked out of my room in Mandalay Bay and less than two weeks later a mass murderer was sniping at innocent concert goers from a few floors below where I had been leisurely lounging, editing photos, and eating snacks just a few weeks prior. We puttered away from … Read more

Sea Snails & Identity Crises

Coastal Wordpress Theme

I was recently reading a novel that described the way of life of the violet sea snail. Stay with me here, I promise it’s relevant. You see, the violet sea snail survives by floating around the ocean. Snails don’t float so, this smarty pants mollusk constructs a raft. The snail blows a bunch of bubbles, … Read more

A Farewell to the Industry That Grew Me

Angie Webb Suburbanite Photography

(This post originally appeared on my lifestyle photography site, I’d be hard pressed to find anything that has taken me so quickly and deeply as photography. From the moment I first picked up my dad’s hand-me-down film SLR in the eighth grade, I was completely captivated, and it never stopped. I felt a draw … Read more