Niche: Friend or Foe

06.01.2009 / Miscellaneous

Today’s Dialogue episode is all about the NICHE! However you pronounce it, do you have one? Want one? Need one? Our contributors weigh in on the topic at hand— comment below to join the dialogue!

IN THIS EPISODE: PIA BIJKERK / LISA SOLOMON
Related episode(s): Blog, Blog, Blog.

  • From the vlog: “create your own niche” “a niche comes naturally, it can’t be forced”

    I think niche is friend but in the end it should serve me not me it. I think it is inevitable to some degree if I am doing what I love to do. Niche, and I don’t think I am in one yet, can help pay the bills, so I hope I find my way into one, but it should not rule me. A bit like Gordon MacKenzie’s “Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool’s Guide to Surviving with Grace” a book in which the former Hallmark Cards guru found a way to serve the hairball while not being utterly absorbed and overtaken by it.

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  • Hello again Erin (and all), I’ve added a few thoughts to the discussion your excellent video has sparked in my micro-podcast.

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