Leaders Network Retreat Provides Insights and Connections to Fuel for Business Growth

:: “In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion."  Albert Camus Turning away from the day-to-day "busy-ness" of running your business is critical to remembering why you started it and what you need to do to propel it forward. I am huge believer in regular and focused retreats because they have been critical in the success of my business. My most recent retreat (July 21-22, 2017) with the Women In Consulting Leaders Network team was no exception. Fifteen of us … [Read more...]

Top Four Productivity Tools I Cannot Live Without

:: I get asked a lot about all the various nifty tools I use to run ThinkResults (and me to be honest!), so I decided to pick four of my faves and share them with y'all. I count on these to run aspects of our business every day and don't know what I do without them. Try them out and tell me what you think of them! 1. IFTTT IFTTT stands for If This, Then That. I discovered this tool while working with the first cohort of Microsoft Ventures as their Go-to-Market advisor. I was working with one … [Read more...]

Technology and Wisdom: Where and How Do They Intersect in Life, Work and Play? (Part 2)

Following up to last week’s post, here’s the second half of what I learned at Wisdom 2.0, a technology and wisdom conference I attended Feb. 14-17 in San Francisco. As I mentioned last week, the conference was about exploring the intersection between technology and wisdom, with leaders from Google, Facebook, Linked In and other tech companies with mindfulness leaders such as Eckhart Tolle, Jon Kabat-Zinn, with a sprinkling of leading scientists in neuroscience.  Heady stuff, for … [Read more...]

Technology and Wisdom: Where and How Do They Intersect in Life, Work and Play? (Part 1)

Taking a break from my usual marketing-specific topics to do a review of a technology and wisdom conference I attended Feb. 14-17 called Wisdom 2.0 in San Francisco. The conference was about exploring the intersection between technology and wisdom, with leaders from Google, Facebook, Linked In and other tech companies with mindfulness leaders such as Eckhart Tolle, Jon Kabat-Zinn, with a sprinkling of leading scientists in neuroscience.  It was quite a mix.  Lots of good lessons, ideas and … [Read more...]

Seven Tips and Tools to Make Corporate Blogging Easy and Effective

Everyone knows how important blogging is these days and if you have a corporate blog, you know it’s a hungry bird that needs a lot of filling.  You also know how important it is to have that content be optimized so search engines will find your great content.  So what’s your corporate blogging plan? Here are three quick tips to keep the blog content flowing and working hard for your brand: Have an editorial calendar.  This will ensure you are hitting the main topics you want to cover each … [Read more...]

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