50 Things I’m Grateful For, Thanksgiving 2019 Edition

November is National Gratitude Month, which is fitting for the month that hosts Thanksgiving. It’s the perfect time to continue our annual tradition, 50 Things I’m Grateful For. It’s refreshing to jot down a happy moment in the rush of day-to-day life. Enjoy browsing my list, and join the conversation below. What are you gratefulContinue reading “50 Things I’m Grateful For, Thanksgiving 2019 Edition”

How To Turn Small Talk Into Big Opportunities

Does the thought of small talk make your blood pressure rise? Whether it’s from annoyance or fear, this is a common reaction. However, mastering the art of polite conversation about unimportant or uncontroversial matters (as defined by Oxford Dictionaries) is an important part of succeeding in the business world. How can you turn small talk intoContinue reading “How To Turn Small Talk Into Big Opportunities”

Content is King — or is Conversation?

We live in an era where content is king — or so we’re told on a daily basis. But think about it… If you produce awesome content and no one is around to consume it, is it still king? Cory Doctorow doesn’t think so.

#Hashtags: Big Business or Bust?

Let’s take a closer look at the world of hashtags… On the positive side, hashtags open up your social media updates to a whole new world: non-subscribers, non-fans and non-followers. Searching hashtags brings potential fans, followers, subscribers — and customers — to your doorstep. Whenever I use hashtags, I always receive more traffic from thoseContinue reading “#Hashtags: Big Business or Bust?”