Facebook’s Next Stop: World Domination (and That’s a Good Thing)

When I was growing up, my friends and I used to talk about what we wanted to achieve. No matter what occupation came up or what route someone wanted to take, it always ended with ‘world domination.’ That’s what Facebook wants too, and it may get there. The stats are already ridiculous, but the socialContinue reading “Facebook’s Next Stop: World Domination (and That’s a Good Thing)”

Inbound: Not Your Father’s Marketing

Sometimes you have to slow down to get ahead. You may have noticed that the CCC blog went dark between September 4th and September 18th, missing three posting days. We were busy getting certified in Inbound Marketing methodology. I’m proud to announce that CCC is now Inbound Marketing Certified, and we’d love to help yourContinue reading “Inbound: Not Your Father’s Marketing”

6 Things All Businesses Should Do Over Christmas

It’s that time! The Holiday selling season is upon us… Christmas is a stressful time for both businesses and customers. Businesses worry about losing customers during this hectic season, and customers worry about getting everything done on their lengthy to-do lists. Sure, some businesses will pick up customers as everybody is in a mad rush to buy presents.Continue reading “6 Things All Businesses Should Do Over Christmas”

Facebook Pages: Now Open for Communication

Facebook for Business announced updates to Pages’ messaging capabilities earlier this month, and we’re all for making communication between brands and their audiences easier. But can it be too easy? “Over a billion people visit Pages every month looking for more information from businesses.” -Facebook for Business We’re always fans of helping brands and consumersContinue reading “Facebook Pages: Now Open for Communication”

A Guide To Introducing Mindfulness Into Your Workplace

“A number of Fortune 500 companies, including Google, AOL, Apple and Aetna, offer meditation and mindfulness classes for employees — and the top executives of many major corporations say that meditation has made them better leaders.” — Carolyn Gregoire “The Daily Habit Of These Outrageously Successful People“ In her article “The Daily Habit Of TheseContinue reading “A Guide To Introducing Mindfulness Into Your Workplace”

How To Improve Your Productivity With Mindfulness in the Workplace

There has been rapid growth in workplace mindfulness programs, and there are some compelling reasons why this is a good thing! “The enormous benefits of mindfulness at work are increasingly being recognized by employers as well as by employees. More mindfulness means more professional productivity and satisfaction, and less absenteeism, `presenteeism’ (where workers are physicallyContinue reading “How To Improve Your Productivity With Mindfulness in the Workplace”

50 Things I’m Grateful For… Summer 2015 Edition

It’s time, once again, for our annual tradition on the CCC blog. Each year, I list 50 unique “things” that I’m currently grateful for. While I’m grateful every day, it’s helpful to write down a list every now and then. I encourage you to try it! Write your own blog post or share your list inContinue reading “50 Things I’m Grateful For… Summer 2015 Edition”

Selfies: Awesome Advertising or Bad for Business?

Selfies tend to draw a reaction one way or the other. Some people love them while others hate them. But here’s the real question: are they awesome advertising for your brand or bad for business? It depends on how you use them. For example, the above image is a selfie I took after a springContinue reading “Selfies: Awesome Advertising or Bad for Business?”

How To Earn Your ’15 Minutes’ In Business With Style & Grace

“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” -Andy Warhol (or not) People often ask me what the hardest part of leaving the corporate world and starting my own business was. It was learning to promote myself, which may come as a surprise. Granted, I should have been doing that in the corporateContinue reading “How To Earn Your ’15 Minutes’ In Business With Style & Grace”

A Nation Full of Dreamers: Who inspired you?

Today would have been Sally Ride’s 64th birthday. She’s widely known as the first American woman in space, no doubt inspiring millions to dream big and shoot for the stars (literally). Not as widely known is her work on Earth, educating millions of kids in science, especially girls and minorities. As someone who broke barriers,Continue reading “A Nation Full of Dreamers: Who inspired you?”