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There’s an old expression…”The Cobbler’s Children Have No Shoes”. It refers to the fact that companies are often so busy with their work that they can’t do the thing they are best at for themselves. Some modern examples: Do Accountants take all the deductions they recommend for their clients? Professional chefs may come home and have cereal for dinner some nights Dentists may not regularly have their teeth professionally cleaned – they can’t do their own WorkSite is not immune to this syndrome. We had the best intentions to redesign our website back in January but fortunately we had such a busy year, we were…

A few weeks ago, WorkSite had an interesting experience. We helped our client build a website while they flew around the world at 36,000 feet. Our client, Noah, was flying from Paris to Vancouver for an annual conference – CIES 2016. Noah was responsible for creating the website for next year’s conference – CIES 2017. His hope was to have a live site by the time he landed and this year’s conference started. It wasn’t quite building a plane while flying in it, but it reminded me of it. Prior to the flight, we had set up the new site and…

WorkSite is always working on multiple websites at a time. The projects are usually at different stages of development. We are determining the theme for one client, in the middle of development for another, and testing a third. Last week, two projects intersected and were ready for launch on the same day. We saw it as a fun challenge, grabbed our Fritos and Mountain Dew, and got to work. We started on The Globe Pub. Working diligently off of our checklist, we had the site live in time for a weekend of Halloween parties, Rugby finals, and football (both kinds).…

WorkSite has been very busy lately, building great websites and solving technical issues for our clients. As with any small business, we need to manage the ebbs and flows of workload. How do you deliver your projects while still finding new business and maintaining your relationships with existing customers? How come I never seems to finish the things I set out to accomplish in a day? All of this has got us thinking…. “How busy is the right amount of busy?”** One measure we like to use is this hypothetical: If you could just focus on your current workload (your…