Launch: Bare Feet Blogs for Artists, Nonprofits, Entrepreneurs

Bare Feet Blogs announcement

It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted here. After spending a year in Florida with my 91 year old Mom, I took a few months of “hermiting” to recharge my batteries. While I was away, my partner, Shane, fell back in love with WordPress — that wonderful website software that we’ve been using since 2003 when it was released. (This very…

Mindfulness and Marketing: A Conversation

Sheep in a meadow by Jonas Nilsson Lee, Unsplash

If you are old enough, or you’ve studied advertising, you were raised on the seductive lure of appealing to people’s fears: fears of not being included, of not being good enough, of being lazy or dumb, etc. It’s a list without end. Historically, this approach works. I really understand the vulnerability that comes from wanting to be a better version of myself…

Do Your Goals Help You Feel Better or Worse?

goal post on a beach

A key element of doing social business mindfully, is the art of filtering. Social media, almost by definition, is about making noise! But in reality, noise does not create or foster relationships, which to me is key in using social for business. So when it comes to determining how you want to use social media, one place to start is in setting…

Tell Me Your Interest in Silent Retreats

Sunrise Silhouette by Lee Scott on Unsplash

One of my all time favorite things to do is to go on retreat. If it’s a silent retreat? All the better! I’ve given a few one day consciousness retreats, attended many silent retreats, and have done years and years of coaching on topics ranging from health, self esteem, spirituality, and of course web work and social media too. So I approach…

Launching the TEDxAIR Program, with Shane Robinson

Shane Robinson, TEDxAIR Honolulu artist

When Shane and I moved Bare Feet Studios to Hawai‘i, we were an easy-to-understand web company. We built web databases, designed blogs, set up podcasts, offered SEO services, and helped our clients craft digital strategy to grow their businesses. But Hawai‘i has a way of seeping into your soul, calling forth desires and ideas that may not fit into neat little boxes….

To Do and Forget: Managing the Incomings with Todoist

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Todoist Review I’ve been using Todoist to help me manage my to do list. A key part is being able to capture things so I can forget about them until they are relevant. I am the lucky winner of a life that involves managing or participating in many different projects, and many different styles of projects. I’ve noticed that just keeping track…