In today’s fast-paced world of entrepreneurship and corporate ladder-climbing, individuals are quick to call themselves “professionals”. While it’s true that anyone can turn a dream into a profession, there is a real difference between struggling to get by and success. In a recent Forbes article on understanding professionalism, authors Russ Alan Prince and Bruce Rogers … Continue reading What Kind of Professional Are You?
In today’s busy world of entrepreneurship and the competitive climb to the top of the leadership ladder, it can sometimes seem like a good deal to offer your services at a premium to gain a new client or seal the deal on a pending project; however, discounting your services to increase clientele is one of … Continue reading Selling Yourself Short – The Importance of Balancing Cost and Value
In the past month, I have been asked numerous times about the role that social media plays in transforming skeptics to believers in order to build a steady clientele base. With more companies going viral in an effort to market their products or services with minimal financial risk, we are beginning to see an overwhelming … Continue reading Social Media Marketing 101 – Converting Your Prospective Leads to Concrete Clients
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – If you’re not happy with something in your life, change it. Don’t talk about it, don’t complain about it and especially don’t compare yourself to others and brood over feelings of envy. Get up and go. The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind … Continue reading Get Up and Go – Letting Your Passion Push You Further
With the holidays coming up, it’s hard to log onto the web without seeing multiple Pinterest or Instagram ideas on crafting your own holiday gifts. I’m not a terribly crafty person myself, but do occasionally browse these sites from time to time in hopes of finding something to concoct rather than purchasing yet another material … Continue reading The DIY Recipe for Happiness
It’s a strange concept to consider, as the only thing that most folks have ever heard is “money brings happiness” and that the more money we have, the fewer restrictions we’re given. While it’s no surprise that having a comfortable income creates less friction in our social lives, quite the opposite can be true if … Continue reading How Living on a Budget Can Increase Your Happiness
Colorado is nearly perfect. We have great weather year-round, friendly transplants from the Midwest and West Coast states, a vast array of local breweries, authentic cuisine and an exceptional backdrop with snow-capped mountains and foothills painted with vibrant hues of red from the sandstone formations that cover much of the western part of the state. … Continue reading The “Bull” In The Colorado Pit Ban
It's no surprise that so much of my brainstorming comes at a time when I am in a state of relaxation or am finally to a point in my day where I can take a step back and unwind. This time seems to most often be when I'm tucked away in bed, trying to find … Continue reading Bed, Blog and Beyond