Have You Thanked Your Customers Lately?

2014 was a really good year. I had the opportunity to work with amazing people, grow my craft and be mentored by some fabulous people. I am BLESSED.  Thank you for being part of my success, my ups, my downs and my life. I appreciate each and every one of you. YOU ARE THE BEST!  […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to you and yours. No matter where you are or what’s happening in your life right now – I wish you peace and joy in this moment. Just for a moment, this moment right now, be grateful, let joy in and be at peace. We can choose this moment even if chaos in […]

12 Easy Ways to ENGAGE Your Team

1. Focus on what is right. It’s easy to focus on all the negative stuff, all the things that are not working. It takes commitment to focus on what’s right. To stand back and assess our workplace and team through the lens of what’s working. Take some time right now and come up with a […]

49 Ways to GROW Your Career

1. Choose not to be complacent. 2. Schedule regular time to keep learning your craft. 3. Get involved in your industry. 4. Get a mentor outside of work. 5. Exercise at least three days a week. 6. Track your goals. 7. Get more connected on LinkedIn. 8. Use your commute time to GROW your mind. […]

Dealing with Change

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.” Jim Rohn We know this. We know there’re things we can’t change and we know we can only change ourselves. Yet why is change so hard? Why do […]

My Favorite Quotes

I LOVE QUOTES – I always have. Here are some of my favorites… “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams – live the life you’ve  imagined.”   Thoreau “We are what we repeatedly do.”  Aristotle “It takes courage to grow up and be who you really are.”  E.E. Cummings “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, […]

49 Ways to GROW Your Business

1. Decide you want to GROW it. 2. Ask for help. 3. Write down your growth plan.  4. Reach out to your past client. 5. Engage your employees. 6. Involve your clients – ask them what they want. 7. Clarify your mission and let it drive growth. 8. Get excited about your business. 9. Revive your […]

FIRE UP Your Business

To FIRE UP means to arouse or excite feelings and passions. As an entrepreneur I go through seasons. There are ups and downs. Some seasons I’m FIRED UP and other seasons I just seem to go through the motions. Right now I’m grateful to be in a season of excitement. I feel FIRED up about all the things going […]

Can We Change Workplace Culture?

Can we really change the culture of our workplace? Do we even care enough to want to? Is it our job? Changing the culture of an organization is an enormous task.  It’s hard work and will take time. But the rewards are worth the effort. In order to make changes in an organization we must first […]

UNPLUG the Technology – Even Just for 24 Hours

I challenge my students to do a 24 hour media fast every semester. The fast includes TV, radio, music of any kind, computers, phones, video games and any other electronic devices. The goal is for them to UNPLUG completely for 24 hours. To experience life without technology for just one day. This is a tough […]