Category: Business Life

Sharing Gratitude This Thanksgiving Season

As Thanksgiving is less then 12 hours away, I ponder on what was accomplished and what I am grateful for this season. I am blessed and lucky to do the work that I do. There are often no words to reflect on how I feel. I deliver assemblies, I run speaking engagements, I meet incredible... Read more »

How to ROCK at Virtual Networking: The Call and Email Conundrum

One of the most common questions I have received in my career is “How do I even start networking online?” When I get asked this question, it is usually by someone who is dreading the very thought of networking. Let’s face it: networking is the word that we hear all the time. We are constantly... Read more »

Effective Professional Development Training for Teachers

I was reading an article in the WSJ, Study Questions Value of Teacher Development, and it caught my interest. The article states that most training programs do not improve teachers’ skills and schools are investing far too much money with no return on their investment. If we took a business approach to this training dilemma, this might actually... Read more »
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Leadership Tips on Managing Time, Projects, and People

Oftentimes as leaders, we find ourselves in challenging situations such as putting out fires, managing more with less, and a lack of resources. On top of managing others, we are often the team cheerleader and we are expected to know it all. Most importantly, we are responsible for the success of projects and we have... Read more »

Managing Your Employees: The Struggle to Communicate Effectively

As part of my new role as Director of Operations, I find that I am relearning how to communicate to increase my time and get results from staff. In the past few weeks, I am more aware of my distractors and interruptions. Communication is critical in my role. I am constantly approving staff, programs, and... Read more »

Delegation Tips to Use as a Busy Leader

Often, we overlook the power of delegation. With my executive coaching sessions, I sit with leaders and we discuss the core issue with delegation. It always comes down to three things: trust, time, and effort. Let’s dive right into it! TRUST: We often don’t trust that someone else can do the job as good or... Read more »
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I Got a Promotion...It's Time to Delegate!

As part of  my promotion to Director of Operations at Bulldog Solution, I want to start delegating more and empowering my staff to share ideas and fulfill their potential. With that said, I want to use this opportunity to have Christine discuss her thoughts on delegation and teach us how we can do better at... Read more »

Work-Life Balance: Get It In 5 Easy Steps!

As part of our summer initiative and our everlasting stream of creative ideas, the Bulldog team decided to give YOU the tips and tricks to still enjoy summer, even if you work endless hours. We want to give you some fun-in-the-sun activities. After all, it’s the ability to share our knowledge that makes our team... Read more »

Words to Live By

As a small business owner, professor, working mom, wife, sister, and friend, I came up with my own words to I live by. The words that form my core values and motivate me to be the best version of myself. My Words To Live By Make a difference! Everyday wake up and do something to... Read more »
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Self-Discipline: The Key to Virtual Work Success

As part of our summer initiative and our everlasting stream of creative ideas, the Bulldog team decided to give YOU the tips and tricks to succeed as a virtual intern! We want to help you develop an inner drive to succeed at all things. After all, it’s the ability to share our knowledge that makes... Read more »