Women in Business: Conquering Fear and Gaining Power

Social Media

Women in Business: Conquering Fear and Gaining Power

0 Comments 01 March 2014

Ann Handley’s video about following fear gave me the strength to just “go for it” the next time I feel that hesitation. I recently met her at the @MarketingProfs Happy Hour event in my hometown of Washington, D.C., and found her to be such a delight and a fount of pure inspiration and leadership.  I [...]

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Have You Evolved Along With Social Media?

Social Media

Have You Evolved Along With Social Media?

0 Comments 19 February 2014

Social networking has matured—you could even say it’s evolved since its humble beginnings. The big question is now—have YOU evolved along with it? The social media scene has changed in so many ways since I’ve gotten involved. With this in mind, I wanted to hear other savvy social media users’ perspectives on how they see [...]

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Beauty Starts from the Inside Out

Inspiration

Beauty Starts from the Inside Out

2 Comments 10 February 2014

Last summer, I visited Maui with Joyce Cherrier. What I learned by observing her eating and workout habits really impressed me the importance of consistency.  I tend to focus on staying positive by meditating and getting out with nature.  The missing piece for me was keeping a consistent exercise routine:  it has been hard to [...]

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So Happy Together: Snap Your Friendship for a Chance to Win

Social Media

So Happy Together: Snap Your Friendship for a Chance to Win

0 Comments 04 February 2014

What does friendship mean to you? Tell us in a visual way with a Tweet or Instagram and you can win a Verizon Samsung Galaxy Camera! With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we want to dedicate the entire month of February to expressions of friendship and showing what it means to each of us. The [...]

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The Power of “No” for Entrepreneurs: Tips for Reclaiming Your Time

Social Media

The Power of “No” for Entrepreneurs: Tips for Reclaiming Your Time

0 Comments 28 January 2014

Requests come in almost daily:  Can we meet one-on-one for coffee?  Can you give me your thoughts on our new product line?  Or, my personal favorite, “hey, can I ‘pick your brain’?” People ask so casually for my time, but, social media consulting is my profession, and I only make money if I spend time [...]

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The ROI of Social Media: Relationships

Social Media

The ROI of Social Media: Relationships

0 Comments 21 January 2014

Once again, we consider the ever thorny question of ROI in social media.  I wrote about The Power of Give And Take In Social Media in this article.   Since writing that post, I have seen a great many articles on ROI—something that can prove incredibly difficult to measure. Based on my own personal journey [...]

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Turning Pain into Passion: Brett Hoebel

Inspiration, Social Media

Turning Pain into Passion: Brett Hoebel

0 Comments 13 January 2014

While searching for an inspirational person to feature in this month’s Verizon fitness theme, I came across Brett Hoebel on Twitter.  Brett’s posts really struck a chord with me, especially his article The True Power of Inner Strength. Brett’s ideas about “Fitness From Within” resonated with me because, at times, I have personally struggled with my [...]

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Choice, Focus and Reflection: Ready to Start A New Year

Inspiration

Choice, Focus and Reflection: Ready to Start A New Year

0 Comments 08 January 2014

Reflecting on the past year, my many relationships have taught me some valuable lessons, business and personal. First,  I stopped judging myself and other people.  We each grow at a different pace as we move through life: you can offer support and advice, but you cannot change someone who doesn’t have the drive to change [...]

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Master the Art of Being Unforgettable: Azul Sensatori Mexico

Travel, Videos

Master the Art of Being Unforgettable: Azul Sensatori Mexico

0 Comments 21 December 2013

What makes a destination unforgettable? I considered this question while spending a few incredible days at Azul Sensatori Mexico, by Karisma , a gourmet all-inclusive resort located in breathtaking Quintana Roo, México, 20 minutes from the Cancun airport. The combination of culturally stylish appointments and world-class dining made the experience one that I won’t soon forget! [...]

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A Gastronomic Opera of Dramatic Flavors

Art, Travel

A Gastronomic Opera of Dramatic Flavors

0 Comments 10 December 2013

A fine evening for dinner normally plays like a good film or musical theatre performance.  Enjoyable ones have a solid three act structure, such as appetizer, main course, and dessert.  But extraordinary dinners have much more; crescendos and subtlety, subplots and strong character, musical passages that cause goosebumps, and surprises that amaze! We were lucky [...]

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