Creativity Unplugged

Creativity Unplugged

Last week, I spent the weekend at a retreat, completely unplugged. Phone was turned off and left in the car, I didn’t bring a computer or tablet, even swapped out the e-reader in favor of a book. For nearly 72 hours, I didn’t see a screen. And it was amazing. Alcoholics can’t drink in moderation; […]

Branding Rockstar: Michelle Lewis

Branding Rockstar: Michelle Lewis

It’s the first Friday of the month, which means I’m giving a shout out to a Branding Rockstar! Today, I’m chatting with Michelle Lewis AKA the Visibility Vixen: By way of introduction, what is your tagline or elevator pitch? I’m a Visibility Expert who specializes in helping launching lady entrepreneurs get more visible online through branding, […]

Vlog: Do I Need a Career Coach?

Vlog: Do I Need a Career Coach?

If you’ve spent much time online, you’ve probably noticed that there are no shortage of coaches. From life and career coaches to those specializing in fitness and nutrition, there are thousands of people out there to help you achieve your goals. But when is it time to hire one? Watch the vlog to find out: […]

Productivity Series: Ask the Experts

Productivity Series: Ask the Experts

As our month-long productivity series draws to a close, I wanted to leave you with some expert advice other than my own. I turned to some of the most productive people I know and asked… What is your #1 tip or trick for increasing productivity? Here’s what they had to say: “Only write down 3 […]

Productivity Series: Managing Expectations

Productivity Series: Managing Expectations

When I sent off the April newsletter announcing the productivity series, I also turned to you to ask for your biggest productivity challenges. Many of you wrote back and I wasn’t surprised when the majority of responses were about external distractions: How can I avoid getting derailed by unexpected calls, fire drills, or family emergencies? […]

Branding Rockstar: Kathryn Marr

Branding Rockstar: Kathryn Marr

It’s the first Friday of the month, and that means I’m highlighting a Branding Rockstar! Today, I spoke with Kathryn Marr, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Blue Ivory Creative, about her brand, tips for good video content, and what it’s like to work with her spouse! By way of introduction, what is your tagline […]

Productivity Series: Managing Your Inbox

Productivity Series: Managing Your Inbox

As you can tell from some of my previous posts, I’m very interested in productivity. With the growing demands of our jobs, our side hustles, and our families, it’s so easy to feel overwhelmed by all that we need to get done. Our workloads aren’t getting any lighter, so the only way we can avoid […]

The Argument Against (and a Case for) Multi-Tasking

The Argument Against (and a Case for) Multi-Tasking

There’s no question that technology has changed our working lives completely. Our smart phones allow us to be connected at all times, video conferencing allows us to work remotely and still feel a part of the team, and shared calendars allow for others to book our meetings and know when we’re available. We are constantly […]