Spring Cleaning for your Brand

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” ~ Mark Twain

With spring time in full swing, most of us are thinking about sprucing up our personal lives but, what about our professional brand? Your company’s brand is a living part of your business, meaning it grows and develops over time. Take the time to dust off your company’s bra...

Becoming Your Own Boss

“Each time we face our fears, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.” - Theodore Roosevelt

In the business world, professionals often weigh the pros and cons of starting their own business and actualizing their dream of being their own boss. Calling the shots and less office stress sound like the simpler life that most ent...

Talking Millennials

“Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” — John C. Maxwell

The millennial generation currently makes up over 25 percent of today’s population. It’s important to understand how best to communicate effectively with this unique generation. Millennials have become the new face of profess...

Exceeding Expectations

“There is no straighter road to success than exceeding expectations one day at a time.” ~Robin Crow

With the stress of the holidays, we can sometimes lose track of the goals we hope to achieve once the New Year arrives. New opportunities for success and growth both personally and professionally should be the focus for 2018.  Go the extra...

Know Your Value

“Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.” ~ Anton Chekhov

With the season of giving and gratitude right around the corner, it’s important as a business leader to recognize and remember your values and goals both personally and professionally. Always remember your life choices and behaviors should be guided by strong cor...

Doing Well by Doing Good.

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

Building a social bond with your community is an important factor for growing and maintaining a successful business. Customers want to see a business not only providing high quality goods and services but, also lending a hand to the community. As ...

Reach Your Full Potential

“Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” ~ Bill Bradley

The focus on reaching your highest potential within the business world can sometimes be lost when we have excessive deadlines and obligations to meet. At some point, we have all had extraordinary success which we are proud of but, how do we measure and attain w...

Trendy Business

“Figuring out what the next big trend is tells us what we should focus on.” ~ Mark Zuckerberg

No matter what type of business you’re in, creating a forward-thinking business brand is important when growing your company and to stand out. Trends in business can be promoted in many forms such as social media, merchandising and other forms ...

Patience in Business

“Patience is not simply the ability to wait, it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.” ~ Joyce Meyer

The conscious action of becoming patient is not something that comes easily to a lot of us, it takes time and persistence to learn this hard discipline. In the business world, the key to becoming successful takes patience when it comes t...

Becoming a Powerful and Enduring Brand

“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” ~ Jeff Bezos

Creating a lasting positive impression in the marketplace is crucial for continued success. At one point in time, we have all asked for a Kleenex instead of a tissue or a Q-tip instead of a cotton swab. Brand awar...