Plant the Seeds of Your Business

January is a great month to start fresh, but most importantly, get back to basics. Let’s use symbolism, because it’s fun. When you think of growing your business, think of it as a plant. In order to grow a plant with strong roots, you need good soil, the right amount of sun, and most importantly, you need to plant the …

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What Social Media is NOT: Part Two

Last week, I talked about how social media is not about the money – feel free to check that post out! Today’s topic is “Social Media is not for the Faint of Heart”. For example, if you get your feelings hurt easily if you get overwhelmed easily, I’m going to talk about what that means and how to overcome it. …

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What Social Media is NOT: Part One

Social Media is NOT about making money, it is NOT about growing your business, money, going viral or even “the win.” I have three concepts to help me explain what I mean: Firstly, I have to talk about Lady Gaga. In her recent Oscar acceptance speech a couple of weeks ago, she said that it wasn’t about the win. It …

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Are You Missing Out?

Are you missing out on Instagram and all it has to offer? Do you log on to Instagram and think you’re awesome at using all of its tools? Or are you the opposite and find that Instagram is overwhelming and hard for you? Instagram is such a huge, fun platform to be a part of and contribute to. I was recently with …

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Turn It Up This Fall

There’s no argument here that summer can distract us from our work. Maybe it’s watching our peers, coworkers, or business partners take amazing vacations all summer long. Or, maybe it’s our own struggle to re-enter work life after some well earned R&R. Whatever it is that steals our motivation during the summer, it is a thing. With summer time coming …

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Calculated Courage: How to make risky decisions!

  What if our professional courage looked a lot like the courage described by Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, when he describes courage as- “when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.” This quote rocks us every time we see it. And, we are reminded that …

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Adapt, Then Adopt – How to Help Your Business Keep Up

How can you adapt today? We think the saying “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” is in itself very OLD. In 2017, the proverbial “old dog” learns lots of new tricks and certainly has to in our technology driven era. Just ask the parent of millennials who has now mastered Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat only to keep up …

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