Business writing isn’t everyone’s favorite thing to do. I’d even guess it’s on the shortlist of many people’s least favorite things to do. But at some point in your career, you’ll have to put together a report, multi-page memo, presentation or another piece of business writing. That’s why it’s imperative to have a strong foundation… Read More
If you own your own business in 2019, you’ve been told more times than you can count that social media is paramount to your success. Although this is true, having an online presence isn’t just about boosting your brand awareness anymore. If you aren’t leveraging your social media as a customer support channel and source… Read More
If you are a parent or if you are on social media, you know that it’s back to school time. Children and young adults are busy getting their class schedules, books and school supplies to prepare for another year of learning and growth. What a great time for us industry professionals to think about “going… Read More
We see hundreds of different fonts every day. They’re in advertisements, emails, magazines and anything else containing written words. But unless you’re a typographer or graphic designer, you probably don’t know the different classifications of fonts or when to use one over the other. In this blog, we’ll explore the four main types of fonts… Read More
Earlier this year, The Pew Research Center estimated that Millennials now outnumber Baby Boomers 73 million to 72. While this means that Millennials are now the largest generation in America, it reveals something else that many people miss. There are still a huge number of Baby Boomers out there! They may not be the largest… Read More
This is a very serious question. Do you love you? Do you love you just the way you are right now? Many people seem like they don’t really love who they are right now. Perhaps they aren’t happy with their health, or income, or relationships, etc.
A growing number of companies are rolling out their own apps, asking customers to download for either ease of use or to integrate services. The challenge for many of these companies is getting users to agree to terms of service, authorize notifications or grant permissions.
In a world of fast-paced digital content, sometimes it’s best to take the old-school route. Direct mail is a marketing strategy that involves sending a physical letter, package, postcard or brochure to prospects or current customers. Despite being a more traditional marketing option, direct mail pulls impressive results. The average open rate of direct mail… Read More
The third grade was my daughter’s favorite school year, thus far, and she made incredible strides in many regards with her learning and development. She had fantastic teachers who cultivated her love for learning and classmates who made each day filled with fun memories. While she was excited for summer vacation, wrapping up the year… Read More
Business and life can be stressful. Most folks I know work hard to achieve great things in the future. And live with great regrets about past failures. Few of us know how to just enjoy the present, which is all we really have. The past is gone. The future isn’t here yet. The present is… Read More
Did you know that Millennials now make up the largest generation in the U.S. and Canadian labor force? According to Pew Research Center, more than 1 in 3 American workers are millennials. Similarly, the Canadian workforce comprises nearly 37 percent of people in the millennial age group as noted by Statistics Canada. And the good… Read More
In our last post about Emotional Intelligence (EI), we covered what it is, how to recognize it in the people around you, and a few real-life examples of EI in action. Now that we have the basics down, how can we work to develop or strengthen our own EI for more personal and professional success?… Read More