Don’t have an online presence? Here’s why you should.

Did you know that 36% of all North American businesses do not have a website? Even more intriguing is that 35% of all small businesses think their operations are too small to warrant a website.

But all of that doesn’t matter…


From how we work, eat, and enjoy life, here’s a near one year look into how COVID-19 has irrevocably changed our consumer behavior.

Will the world ever go back to the way it was?

That’s the burning question on everyone’s minds. But with the COVID-19 pandemic raging on for nearly…


Learn how to get the most out of your world-class Ethiopian coffee.

A coffee lover once described the taste of Ethiopian coffee as an “outpouring of the heart to the world.”

Ethiopian coffee continues to win over coffee enthusiasts and even the non-coffee-drinking populace with its bright berry flavors and…


Here’s why Clover POS is essential for your business to succeed in the digital era.

What is a Point of Sale (POS) device?

Essentially, a POS device helps you take payment from customers. If you’ve ever been to a restaurant and after finishing your meal, your server gave you a blocky handheld device to pay using your debit…


How businesses make you look twice.

Branding is like online dating. You don’t really have much to go on except for a profile, a couple of photos and a short and cheeky bio.

These pieces fit together to form an image — a perception of what you think this person…


We demand more from our cheese, wine, music and movies—so why do we settle for mediocre coffee?

Have you ever stopped and wondered about the quality of the coffee you drink every morning?

For many of us, coffee is just a bitter vessel to deliver the precious caffeine we need…


Minh was just a 40-year-old teacher when he received a terminal diagnosis of Stage 4 lung cancer. This is his story.

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”

That was a quote from my oldest cousin, Minh…


In the first of a series, I talk to a graphic designer, Kumo about her essential UX portfolio tips. Her past clients include Pepsico, Budweiser and MAC cosmetics.

Designing the first iteration of your UX portfolio can be a very daunting task, especially if you’re like me and possess zero…


The definition of technology is “applying scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry.”

Since our scientific knowledge of the world is always advancing, that means our technology also improves accordingly. But it’s a causative relationship that isn’t always harmonious. …


A meta look into why your transferable skills are your most valuable skills.

We all go through life changes, from dizzying heights to spirit-crushing lows. In fact, change is the only constant in life, but it’s usually the negative changes that really stick out in our memories.

Maybe, it’s suddenly…

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