Posts tagged "communications"

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 »

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 »

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 »

Sitting on our arses is killing us. Here's why.

  How many hours a day do you spend sitting?  According to American Journal of Epidemiology those of us who sit more than 6 hours a day have 40% greater risk of diabetes and heart disease.  The human body wasn’t meant to sit for hours on end.  The body was designed for movement and activity.  Our... Read more »

Chicago-City of Broad Shoulders

  In the 1970’s and 80’s businesses made giving back to society a part of their business plan.  I worked for a small training company in San Francisco in 1990 and we give 15% of our profits to local charities.  It was a great selling point and clients admired our commitment.  Our pricing was very... Read more »
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Take Back Your Health...NOW!

I’m very serious about taking back my health.  Something happens to us when we reach a certain age and gravity it’s our friend anymore.  If you’re like me you face challenges head-on.  So when I began noticing unwanted droops and mental lapses I went into “mission” mode. After consulting with my doctor, I’ve decided to... Read more »

5 essentials you need to know about digital marketing

According to Wikipedia (the source for everything) “Digital marketing is marketing that makes use of electronic devices (computers) such as personal computers, smartphones, cellphones, tablets and game consoles to engage with stakeholders. Digital marketing applies technologies or platforms such as websites, e-mail, apps (classic and mobile) and social networks. Social Media Marketing is a component of digital marketing. Many organizations use a combination of traditional and digital... Read more »

"OMG...I'm 65!!!"

This is a big year for me….I’m turning 65 in November.    For someone who swore she’d never trust anyone over 40, this birthday is momentous.  Based on my genes, health habits and all around orneriness, I’ve decided that I’ll live to be 102 and I’ll work until I’m 90.  Given that, I’ve started to think... Read more »
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16 ways you know you’re ready to face the world!

I’ve always had this sinking feeling that one of these days people would find out how much I don’t know and call me out as a fraud.   So, I decided to develop a list of ways that would help me know when I was ready.  I wanted to share them with you….I decided I only... Read more »
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