Lately social media has been more of a burden than a blessing in my life. I’ve had misunderstandings with a couple of close friends and and it’s definitely not helping me feel more connected to my community. This led to me reading this wonderful article about authenticity in our always-online world. (It probably helps that […]
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This week we had our Election Day for the local city council and mayoral races. While walking to my voting site in the beautiful weather, I was contemplating the importance of your immediate environment and how feeling like you are somewhere that shares your values matters. While not everyone has the same political views so […]
Sleeping in, avoiding the rush-hour commute, working in your pajamas, cuddling with the family pet – there are lots of reasons that working from home as a freelancer can create envy amongst those who are tied to a 9-5 schedule and terrible traffic. And there are many positives related to the ability to work remotely […]
Last month my husband and I experienced an ongoing saga with our washer and dryer that boiled down to one thing in particular – terrible communication. In a nutshell, the company we bought it from outsourced everything – from delivery to customer service – so it took many different irritated phone calls and almost an […]
Last Friday I went to the post office to get a passport. While the person helping us was efficient, I felt she wasn’t courteous and I found myself ranting to my husband in the car about the lack of customer service. His response was that perhaps we’ve been too conditioned to expect everyone to smile […]
As entrepreneurs and small business owners, we are often more responsible for impeding our own success than we might think. I’ve been reading a lot about resistance – resisting change, resisting the unknown, resisting doing something difficult or something that we don’t ‘like’. Ultimately, these all point to the resistance of one particular thing that […]
Although April is technically NC Beer month, March has plenty of Triangle event options for those wanting to enjoy some brews – from the geeky to the savory to specialty casks – check out Geeks N Taps, Beer and Bacon Fest, and the Lonerider Showdown.
March is finally here and spring seems to be just around the corner! Enjoy the warmer weather with some great local Triangle events – St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, a Pop-up Market, and Free Coffee Sunday!
This weekend really highlights some of the more unusual things that Raleigh has to offer – including a Rock, Paper, Scissors Showdown and the Carolina Rollergirls season opener. And if you want to have a say in the types of events that continue to define the culture within the City of Raleigh, make sure you attend one of the many Community Engagement events happening this weekend and next week for the City of Raleigh Arts Plan.
Great local Triangle events highlighting the range of talent in this area – from Flamenco dancing to arts and crafts to folk music.