Reinvent Your Company.....NOW!

  We all know how quickly the business environment is changing.  Sometimes it feels so overwhelming and guess what?…..it is.  The challenge of trying to keep up with change is daunting. However, committing to adapting and focusing on what is really important to you and your clients offers the best answer to making change work... Read more »

5 Benefits of mobile apps for your small business

As small business owners we’re constantly looking for a competitive edge.  We are also on the lookout for increasing sales while partnering with clients.  We’re challenged to stay current on new technology in particular.  We hear buzzwords like “mobile” and “app” We see the phrase, we hear others talk about it..but WHAT is it…exactly?  More... Read more »

4 Reasons We Hate Change

This is the time of year when we make and maybe quickly break resolutions.  Resolutions about managing our time, losing weight, getting a new job, breaking off an unhealthy relationship, getting our bodies and minds back into shape…..the list is endless and our intentions are good.  Making resolutions makes us feel better.  Committing to making... Read more »
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5 Ways To Reinvent Your Company

  Treat your employees well.  Please don’t hire people on their skills alone.  You want people who will fit in your team.  You can train people about your business.  You can’t teach people to have integrity and ambition.  You need people who have a sense of team and contribution.  You want employees who WANT to... Read more »

I love you, Aunt Jean - RIP

        My Aunt Jean died today.  She was my Mother’s younger sister….the seventh of eight children.  She was a Mom to six great kids.  I remember her being perpetually pregnant and working on the Nebraska “home place” farm with her husband, Bernard.  She was jolly and giving and beautiful both inside and... Read more »

Five Ways to Start Your Career Reinvention

Take a deep breath.  Career reinventions are usually thrust on us.  We normally don’t wake up one day and say “Hey, I think I’ll turn my life upside down and change.”  Unfortunately loss triggers a career transition…company downsizing, mergers or acquisition with new management.  Most of us want to hide in our cubes and hope... Read more »
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5 Ways to speed change

  Let’s be honest.  We all hate change.  We would rather stay in a bad situation that we know than make changes to make things better.  It’s natural and normal.  However, in today’s atmosphere, changes are coming faster than ever.  Just think about the changes you’ve witnessed in your lifetime.   We all know at some... Read more »

Four More Reinvention Tips That REALLY Work

Thank you all for the continuous stream of great questions about reinventing your life and career.  Here are practical and really work.  Whether you realize it of not, you’re always in some form of transition because circumstances in your life and job change.  These changes are usually small and you can adjust quickly.  However, when... Read more »

5 reinvention tips that really work!

          Many of us are in the midst of life and career transitions.  Many of us are lost in these transitions.  Many of us need help…and if you’re like me you won’t ask for help because you’re pretty sure you can figure it out by yourself.  Please save yourself some time... Read more »
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Reinvent Your Career NOW - Here's Why

    When you start thinking about your new-year resolutions for 2015, add “reinvent my career”.  The world of work is changing more than more everyday and 2015 promises to be a year of uber change.  Organizations will continue to merge throwing many people out of work.  You don’t know if you’ll be one of... Read more »
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