Maybe We Should Stop Trying to Generate More Traffic to Government Affairs Web Pages

I attend a lot of redesign kickoff meetings. Clients almost always list as one of their top goals,“Increase traffic to the website.” Sounds reasonable, right? Organizations are competing for eyeballs, so traffic means organizations are getting attention and their content is being read and hopefully appreciated. Indeed, nearly every client I work with has a […]

Why This Mom Loves Pokémon Go

Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve heard about Pokémon Go. Pokémon Go is an app that lets you use your phone’s GPS and clock to detect where you are in the game and make Pokémon “appear” in your physical world so you can catch them, level them up, and battle your Pokémon against other […]

Why I Traded in My Black Belt for a White Belt

A couple of weeks ago, I took the plunge and signed up for HapKiDo. HapKiDo is sometimes called the “anti-martial art” because it emphasizes deflection and leverage. HapKiDo techniques use joint locks, strikes and dynamic kicking. I’m a black belt in TaeKwonDo. Why embark on another martial art, especially when my TKD journey has just […]