I Have a Logo!
In case anyone besides me is counting, I've been at this (consulting, writing, speaking, etc.) for 10 months now. I'm having a blast. I wish I'd done this years ago.
Two months ago I took on a partner and we formed Smith Consulting d/b/a The Essential Exchange as a legal entity (as opposed to the sole proprietership I was previously).
After several weeks of back-and-forth, we finally came up with a logo today, and I'm very pleased with it. It will replace the generic icons you see on this blog fairly soon (image manipulation is not my strong suit). Here it is: