Back in 1998, one of my favorite musicians was Jewel. She had just released Spirit, a brilliant coffeeshop album, and reflected a lot of what she was going through at the time.
You would think spending eight seconds on the back of raging bull would be easy. But as a person who’s done it a number of times, I can assure you it’s not. In fact it’s more than difficult, almost impossible — depending on which bull you draw.
I used to think transparency on the web was simply a marketing tactic — something that businesses would do as a result of some lame smoke-and-mirrors approach to stroking their own ego.
Many of you know I’ve changed directions on my personal blog over the past year, but what you may not know is the real story behind the transition. I had been blogging about business topics, which included WordPress, social media and a lot of things in between. I really wasn’t “feeling it” but continued my efforts as my traffic was increasing.
Shangri-La is synonymous with any earthly paradise—particularly a mythical Himalayan utopia—a permanently happy land, isolated from the outside world.