• Leadership is About Influence Not Control


    +-*I am intrigued by this designation, of being called a “social influencer”? In this age of social marketing and content marketing, being acknowledged as a social influencer is a big deal to me. Some people are seemingly influential, but turn out not to be, or for the wrong reasons. Social Media has given us a …

    April 14th • Business • Views: 497

  • 20 Ways to Kick Start Your Motivation Beginning Today


    +-*Raise your hand if you are motivated all the time? Wish it was so. But not realistic, right? The biggest challenge we face as small business owner’s is staying motivated, interested, on track and engaged, especially when we go through dry patches, interruptions and change. These cycles are a normal part of the human experience. We simply …

    April 8th • Business • Views: 442

  • Move Through Change and Dance With It


    +-*The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. ~Alan Watts I’m going to riff a little today on this quote by British philosopher Alan Watts, which really grabbed me because of how simple, playful and fun its message is. It gave me …

    April 6th • Business • Views: 426

  • A Warm Smile and Hello Leads To A Million Things


    +-*Are you relocating, moving, changing jobs, re-entering the work world or retiring? Then start networking way before to meet new people and make new connections. By the time you start, get there or transition you will feel like you know people. Never under estimate the power of an introduction, a warm smile and a simple …

    March 18th • Business • Views: 528

  • Podcast Highlights 2014


    +-*  I’ve been hosting my award winning Top 100 Small Biz Podcast (2013-14) since 2008 and am proud of all the guests we have hosted. They are best of the best authors, entrepreneurs, professionals, companies, marketers and journalists, sharing on careers, small business, entrepreneurship, social media, content marketing. We are over a half million+ downloads …

    March 4th • Business • Views: 528

  • The Things That Changed Me


    +-*Another year has flown by in lightenting speed. I’ve navigated some storms but lived out more dreams. Whatever the challenge, I’ve found some solutions. It continues to come down to faith and execution. Life continues to teach me so many things. That I am resilient and kind and how much I believe. This year opened …

    February 27th • Business • Views: 607