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Tackling Social Media Step by Step

January 16, 2019

I’ve been getting some questions this week about digital media strategy and execution and my experience these last several months.  Late last spring I decided to become an expert in this space and realized I was very far from it.  Still am. Though I have been diving deep as a practitioner and have learned a…

Manage Your Time Off

January 13, 2019

When I started my business in 2001 I worked 7 days a week for 3 years straight.  I was in my mid-20s and focused on building as quickly as possible.  Eventually, it became clear to me that wasn’t sustainable and I needed to have some time off.  The problem was the business never seemed to…

Do this so you don’t lose focus on your 2019 goal

January 8, 2019

Usually, by the 2nd or 3rd week of January, your New Year’s Eve optimism about 2019 is beginning to lose its glow as the reality of life and your business sets in.  It may even be quite demotivating to look at the goal you set and realize you’re nearly halfway through the first month of the year…

How to actually advance your New Year’s Resolutions

December 30, 2018

New Year’s Resolutions are a bit controversial.  While I’m not aware of any hard research on the matter, antidotally, it does seem like the resolutions fade pretty quickly. Instead of resolutions, try constructing your goals with clear lead and lag indicators.  Let me explain…. A lead indicator is an activity that if you focus on…

A Holiday Letter

December 26, 2018

2018 is essentially behind us and I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on one of the most impactful years of my life.  Let’s call it my 2018 Holiday Letter. I look back on the year with great pride in my accomplishments. One of the most pivotal events for me in 2018 was repositioning…

Worry Is A Waste Of Imagination

December 23, 2018

I believe coaching is the path to mastery and I have a coach in many areas of my life.  In my personal life and business, I’ve been working with Steve Hardison, https://theultimatecoach.com.  He’s a powerful creator and has helped me more than I can put in words.  This last week I was with him in his…

Gratitude 2.0

December 19, 2018

The holidays are a time when we reflect on the year with gratitude for all that has happened in our lives.  It’s a time when we seem to have a greater sense of perspective, more generosity, and perhaps even a little grace for ourselves. I believe you can never have too much gratitude, though what…

4 Practical Tips to Get Through The Holiday Season

December 13, 2018

I consider myself an extroverted introvert.  I’m very much a people person, though I also need to manage that interaction or it can become too much.  Therefore I’m very thoughtful about my social interactions and work to manage my energy.  During the holiday, this can really be a challenge so I thought I’d share a…

If you do it right, December is the month you can interact with more clients than any other month of the year…

December 11, 2018

If you do it right, December is the month you can interact with more clients than any other month of the year.  I’m a big believer in expressing gratitude just because you’re grateful, though I’m also thoughtful about the strategic message I’m sending about my brand this holiday season.  So how do you get the…