As summer winds down, business owners find time to reflect and plan. It’s when we slow down a bit and look at all that we’ve accomplished thus far. We ask ourselves what changes – or even simple tweaks – need to be made. It’s when we move into action to meet our year end goals. Are your plans in place? What’s your strategy?
Business owners forge their own independent paths for a wide variety of reasons. In 2021 alone, a staggering 5.4 million new businesses were started, a figure that’s 20% higher than any prior year on record. In 2020, 4.4 million new businesses began, another historical record number. There are similarities among business owners around why they got into business for themselves. And there are also many key differences.
A beautiful tribute to dads and other father figures who model what it means to network and create community. Dads support their children by showing us how to build a trusted network and create deep connections throughout life. Honoring fathers everywhere as we celebrate Father’s Day this month.
“Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” – Marion C. Garretty May is the month when we honor mothers everywhere. Mothers have the single most important gift to give besides life...love. In honor or my mom, my biggest fan and...
How different will networking be now that we are returning to working and meeting in-person? This article weighs some of the pros and cons of networking in-person and virtual networking. We explore the benefits as well as challenges of both along with the perspective of extroverts and introverts alike.
When we embrace the power of our voices, that is the catalyst for transformation. And whether that change contributes directly on a local level or on the global stage, we move forward and advance collectively. There is still much work to be done to encourage women to use their voices and truly be heard.
Top producer in advertising sales, Deana Poole believes in person face to face (even virtual) meetings are the key to networking. In this interview she shares some of her best tips for connecting and for making introductions, something she taught me.
There’s an amazing, step by step, layout in this book helping us to understand that advertising doesn’t have to be scary, it doesn’t have to be overwhelming, it just needs to be consistent. This book gives you the insight needed to consider (or re-consider in some cases) investing in advertising
Are you showing up naked and unprepared, or are you just not showing up because you’re not sure how to prepare? I recently had someone reach out to me through LinkedIn, but when I looked at his photo I was shocked. Find out why.