The first lesson: when I signed up last summer for the University of Illinois Web Con 2018, I never imagined that the trip would start with a freakish ice thunderstorm/mini blizzard! But this is what my trip to Champaign looked like: It was worth the trip, though. I learned a lot and enjoyed meeting some … More What I learned at Web Con
A little over 2 weeks ago, I lost my best friend Mike to congestive heart failure on the same day he was diagnosed. I raised this giant guy from the time he was a kitten, and we had adventures for almost 15 years (his birthday would have been in May). Mike was a special soul, … More In memory of a special friend, My Cat Mike
Today, I’m speaking at the 19th Annual Illinois Web Con, in Champaign, Illinois. And I’m terrified. This is a big step for me. I’ll be speaking to so many people. I really have to be present and make this count! I’ve been thinking about vulnerability a lot lately. It’s been a big subject with some … More April brings new challenges!
Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m spending the day working in a coffee shop with a great view of a frozen lake, latte and scone by my side. And, I have to tell you, I went for the cheesy love today, and wore a wine colored dress paired with a coat covered in roses. Oh well, sometimes … More Happy Valentine’s Day!
YOU DID IT! Day 31, the FINAL day of the 31-Day Action Challenge is here! You’re all set to create a great year of content for your business. YOU’VE GOT THIS! “Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.” … More 2018 ACTION Challenge Day 31
We’re almost done with the Challenge! Congratulations for working so hard on this over the last month! Today’s ACTION Step: Evaluate + Adjust! “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” … More 2018 ACTION Challenge Day 30
Today’s ACTION Step is a Webinar that I’m doing with Chicago-based publicist, Dana Kaye, owner of Branding Outside the Box. Dana is the creator of Branding Outside the Box, an online resource aimed at helping entrepreneurs and aspiring leaders become more memorable, and a brand manager and personal brand strategist. She’s passionate about helping people make … More 2018 ACTION Challenge Day 29
Happy Monday! I’m excited to say that we’ve only got a couple of days left for the challenge, and it’s gone really well! I appreciate everyone who has worked through this challenge and I hope you’ve found it valuable. My next challenge will be in March, and it’s an email challenge, so make sure to … More 2018 ACTION Challenge Day 28
My weekend wasn’t very creative! I usually post a Creativity Break and a Find + Share on the weekends, but this weekend was filled with only one thing in my household: FOOTBALL! We had a Super Bowl party with friends that I left to the last minute to prepare, and I’ve been working on a … More 2018 ACTION Challenge Day 26 and 27
Quite a lot is happening around here, so before we get into today’s action step, I’d like to take a moment to tell you about my 2018 Content Strategy Planner. You can buy this digital download in my shop, and it gives you a great place to brainstorm and plan everything you need for a … More 2018 ACTION Challenge Day 25