Alisha McFarland is an entrepreneur who has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Purdue University. She started her first successful business in 1998 after working for large financial companies, international non-profits, and universities.
Alisha’s first website project was launched in 2000 to rave reviews. She has continued to refine her skills and adapt to changing technology. Alisha loves working with creatives to build the most efficient and beautiful websites possible.
Alisha spends her days helping artisans create thriving businesses by building eCommerce websites for them. She has personally helped over 100 people define, develop, and secure their creative legacies over the last 20 years.
Alisha’s Kolbe A Index
There’s a part of the mind that you don’t hear a lot about. It’s what some people call “instincts” or that “gut feeling” when you’re making a decision. The Kolbe A Index measures your instinctive way of doing things and the result is called your MO (method of operation).
The results are grouped into Kolbe’s four Action Modes. Each person’s method of operation is their strength in that area. Alisha’s are:
Strategize – 7
Alisha initiates action by collecting data, establishing priorities, and accessing probabilities. She won’t start a task until she has gathered the information needed.
Systematize – 7
Alisha is very good at designing systems that organize everything. She completes a task completely before moving on to the next one in the sequence.
Stabilize – 3
Alisha sticks with what already works well. She finds similarities and removes unknowns to reduce the potential of making mistakes.
Envision – 3
Alisha pictures in her mind how things could work. She doesn’t require face-to-face discussions or tangible evidence to make decisions.
Natural Advantage is a Strategic Planner.
Alisha is excellent in situations that require the strategic organization of information. She sets priorities and put them into appropriate sequences. Her talent with both strategies and tactics makes her essential to any massive effort.
CliftonStrengths 34 is an online assessment that measures a person’s talents and sorts them into a unique rank order of 34 CliftonStrengths themes.
Alisha’s Top 5 themes are Learner, Intellection, Responsibility, Connectedness, and Relator.
This means she likes to learn and think, is utterly dependable, considerate, caring, and accepting. Alisha finds deep satisfaction in working hard with genuine people to achieve a goal.