• Why Taking a Proper Vacation is Important


    All work and no play makes for a dull, repetitive and exhausting life. The demands of our lives today on all fronts can be overwhelming and challenging even for the best of us work-life balancers. The newer idea seems to be about work-life integration. My colleague Dan Schawbel talks about this in his article Work …

    September 10th • Business • Views: 135

  • I Made the Top Podcasts for 2014 List

    Top 100 2014

    I started my small business podcast in 2009, as a content marketing tool and because I loved Radio. It was an opportunity to bring the best information, knowledge and expertise on small business, careers, social media, marketing and trends to my community, by featuring leading industry professionals, authors, media trends and  journalists. Having spent 20+ …

    August 25th • Business • Views: 409

  • 7 Skills You Should Develop Before You Graduate

    College was by far the warmest, safest womb and time of my life when discipline, responsibility and accountability kicked in enough to study, pass and graduate, in between of course having a blast in life. So many firsts in college. Loves, experiences, friendships, ah-ha moments. I never wanted it to end, but of course it …

    August 13th • Business, Career Development • Views: 625

  • Myth: Networking means approaching people you don’t know


    This originally published on LinkedIn. Meeting new people is a significant part of networking, but meeting up with and tapping people you already know is a fundamental and fruitful part of networking. I relocated to the Tampa Bay area, to be closer to my family in Jan 2013. The good news is I knew people …

    August 6th • Business, Networking, Success • Views: 666

  • Optimism is Your Brand’s Best Friend


    This originally published on LinkedIn. “One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself”. Lucille Ball Lucille Ball was not only a comedic genius, but a very wise woman. Let’s face it, …

    July 30th • Business, Professional Development • Views: 686

  • Social Media Code of Conduct


    I have been in media pretty much all my adult working life through my careers in education, entertainment, broadcast radio and small business. Traditional media including TV, cable, radio and print, now integrated and led by online, web and social media, offer all of us an amazing opportunity to share ideas, meet and work together. …

    July 22nd • Business • Views: 677