Female Leaders

Stop Hating on Female Leaders

Jimmy Kimmel had a great skit last night with Hillary Clinton.  He provided “helpful” advice to help Hillary win the election: “You’re too loud… it comes off as a little shrill… you’re making a speech, not an arrest.” She speaks more quietly. “You have to speak up because we can’t hear you.  You’re like a […]

Interview with Amelia Forczak: So you want to write a book?

I was fortunate to be a recent guest on David Hill’s One More Sale podcast. I’ve been working with David for the past several months to help him create his first book titled The Sales Playbook. In this podcast, we talk about what the ghostwriting process is like and what authors can gain from additional […]

holiday giving

Holiday Giving – Where Does Your Money Go?

The holidays are a time to count your blessings.  It’s also a time of year when there is a heightened consideration for those who are less fortunate.  But if you’re thinking about charitable giving, it can be difficult to decide what to support.  This is especially true when you’re asked to donate around every corner. […]

Publishing House vs. Self-Publishing: 3 Things to Consider

I speak with people all the time who are hoping to publish a non-fiction book but don’t know how to get started.  One of the first things I ask is whether they’ve considered going with a traditional publishing house or self-publishing.  There are a variety of pros and cons to both routes and the best […]

This Is How You Do Marketing

I got a handwritten holiday card in the mail last week.  From a company.  No, it wasn’t a local insurance agent or car salesperson.  It was from a national company I order from online.  I’ve never even met anyone from this company and they sent me a handwritten holiday card.  And they wrote more than […]

Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving Dinner Crasher

Living far away from my family for several years, I’ve learned that Thanksgiving is a holiday where people feel bad for you if you don’t have any specific plans. Like a stray puppy, friends come out of the woodwork ready to scoop you up, take you in, and feed you. And honestly, it’s pretty easy […]

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Book Release: The Agility Shift by Pamela Meyer, PhD

We are proud to announce the release of Pamela Meyer’s new book, The Agility Shift: Creating Agile and Effective Leaders, Teams, and Organizations, published by Bibliomotion.   About the Book As contrary as it sounds, “planning”—as we traditionally understand the term—can be the worst thing a company can do. Stable or predictable business environments are […]

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Why I Eat Scrambled Eggs On Fine China (And Why You Should Too)

My mom got cancer when I was in college. Stage 3 ovarian, which happens to be a pretty bad kind of cancer, if it’s even possible to comparatively classify some types of cancer as less-bad. When my dad sat me down to share the news it was one of the worst moments of my life. […]

The Poetry of Small Business by Timothy Askew

Book Release: The Poetry of Small Business by Timothy Askew

If you’re looking for a startlingly honest take on entrepreneurship, look no further than The Poetry of Small Business: An Accidental Entrepreneur’s Search for Meaning by Timothy Askew.   A long-time blogger for Inc.com, Tim writes from his heart with a passion and personality that are rarely seen in business writing.  He takes on topics often ignored in business, […]

The kiss!

Just Married!!!

I am officially spending the rest of my life with my favorite person in the whole world, and I could not be happier.  Marcus Tranberg finally made an honest woman out of me on May 24th.  Truth be told, he would have done it sooner if I hadn’t wanted to include all of our friends […]