Set a course quickly. Realize that you will be wrong, and plan on making course corrections often.”
Journalist Carl Richards said this in reference to long-term financial planning, but I think it’s true for most long-term, goal-oriented endeavors. In my case, it’s true for Doctor Derby.
A few months ago, I announced that I would merge this site with my new marketing communications business. In time, however, I discovered that creative essays and goofy blog posts clouded the aim of my professional content. My site felt unfocused, and I became tentative, unwilling to write the sort of true-life stories that powered my blog in the past.
Sometime between June and blistering July, I decided to build a brand-new website that I would dedicate solely to my professional work. As a result of several months’ tinkering, I am pleased to finally introduce:
If you’re an artist, a fellow freelancer or a small business owner, I hope you’ll visit my gallery of free tools and creative branding ideas. As a freelancer, I learn something new every day, and I’m excited to keep sharing my insights with you. To learn more about the site, visit this page or click on the image above.
And now that my professional site is up and running, I can’t wait to reclaim Doctor Derby as a humor blog. Stay tuned, dear reader–I feel a story coming on.