Month: September 2014

Do Not Marry or Do Business with Every One That Proposes to You

I had to stop myself from doing the long, dramatic “No” scream when talking to a business owner the other day. We were discussing branding and the conversation turned to clients.  This is when they told me that they would work with anyone. Anyone?  As in anyone and everyone? No!!!!!!! Their reason was simple: they …

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Leadership: It is All About You…For Them

Last night I had the privilege to attend the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association panel discussion “Women in Leadership: The Challenges, the Victories, the Strengths”. Although the event was through a women’s organization (the second largest in Indiana) and the title specified women, one of the most important messages was not gender specific. And yes, there were …

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How to Ask for – and Receive – LinkedIn Recommendations that Count

Recommendations on LinkedIn are wonderful.  If you are searching for that next job or that next level in your career, they provide instant referrals from coworkers and past associates.  For those building a business, they allow potential customers to read reviews from your current or former clients. LinkedIn even makes it easy in providing a …

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5 Rules of Organization to Apply to Your Resume for Career Progression or Transition

I am an organizational junkie.  I love reading, watching and listening to anything about organization; from the garage, kitchen, closets, office – any organizational tip I can find I read it or watch it with excitement. I guess I am hoping one day all those shows, videos, books, articles and tidbits will magically sink in …

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