How Elvis Can Inspire Your Success

If you didn’t notice, Elvis Presley‘s birthday was Tuesday (January 8th). He would have been 78 if he were still alive today. Man, that’s hard to believe. Despite his untimely death, Elvis achieved considerable fame and status as the King of Rock and Roll. How did he get there? God-given talent, a lot of hardContinue reading “How Elvis Can Inspire Your Success”

“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”

Where’s your go-to place? That place you head to when you need to think, come up with brilliant ideas or just clear your mind. Maybe it’s physical or it could just be a place you’ve carved out in your head. (Belize, anyone?) Regardless, we all need a place. My place is nature. I grew upContinue reading ““Oh, the Places You’ll Go!””

Why I Don’t Make New Year’s Resolutions

Did you make New Year’s resolutions for 2013? Apparently 50% of Americans do, yet 88% of those resolutions fail. I’ve never been a big fan of New Year’s resolutions. That’s not because I don’t want to improve myself; I just don’t see the point of waiting until New Year’s to do it. For example, IContinue reading “Why I Don’t Make New Year’s Resolutions”

What Making Leg Lamp Cookies Taught Me About My Business

Yes, those leg lamp cookies. If you’re not familiar with the famous (or some would say infamous) leg lamp, then go see A Christmas Story. And don’t shoot your eye out, kid!  So back to the cookies. I made the dough on Sunday night and planned to cut, bake and ice the cookies on MondayContinue reading “What Making Leg Lamp Cookies Taught Me About My Business”

4 Reasons #GivingTuesday Is Succeeding (And You Can Too!)

November 27, 2012 was the inaugural #GivingTuesday. Here are four reasons why this powerful movement is succeeding that your business or brand can use to succeed too.

I’m grateful for… “I have an app for that.”

I recently read a blog post by Lifehacker asking readers what free apps they are most thankful for this year. That’s when I realized how much I utilize apps to make my life, both personal and professional, run smoothly. What are your favorite apps (paid or free)? Here are 7 apps that have become aContinue reading “I’m grateful for… “I have an app for that.””

Stop. Breathe. Take Stock. Repeat As Necessary.

My 30 the birthday was one of the best days of my life. It also turned out to be a pivotal moment in my life.

My 30th birthday was one of the best days of my life. It also turned out to be a pivotal moment in my life.

Between going for a morning run, having my Facebook page inundated with well wishes, working an event 

50 Things I’m Grateful For…

I came across a post recently talking about things the author was grateful for. What a great idea! In our busy lives, oftentimes we allow ourselves to get mired in the frustrations and minor inconveniences of the day-to-day grind. Below are 50 things that I’m very grateful for… what are yours? 1) Waking up thisContinue reading “50 Things I’m Grateful For…”