Certification can open doors for your business. The Federal Government offers opportunities that include set-aside contracts for small and minority-owned businesses. To compete for government contracts as designated, you must first be certified. This process is an investment in your future. This blog is a result of the research I completed for a client on the
Since the beginning of stone-age trade days, traders and shop owners understood the importance of managing their customers’ expectations and satisfaction levels to succeed. For over a century Dale Carnegie (https://www.dalecarnegie.com/en) courses have taught students that same principle of putting customers first. I know; I am a Dale Carnegie Sales Course graduate. We now call
Today I post about something that fills my soul. Something that has brought me many years of happiness and togetherness. That “something” is Girl Scouts. Like others, I received this message from Liz Workman, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland last May. I belong to Girl Scouts Alumni and Friends. Because her message
I follow many rules when I write and design because I enjoy communicating clearly with people. Some of these rules have taken years to perfect — like writing in the positive. Others I’ve been told to do since third-grade — like write in the active voice. The rules I posted here serve as my top
This timeout has been interrupted because I want to share with you some resources I have been providing my clients. Topics cover strategic marketing, content marketing, web development, plus business and marketing strategies. Instead of producing separate lists each time for our clients, I will now provide them with a link to this page. It
Ok, no excuses for our blog; and here’s mine… I am working on two website builds and helping with an 800-page book. I’ve also been traveling to fun places plus attending webinars and in-person conferences to improve my skills. Meanwhile, I placed my writing on the iMentor4Success blog on hold while I catch up with
What is Pecha-Kucha? Pecha-Kucha is a slide presentation style used throughout the world. It originally started in Japan as a way for designers to showcase their talents. Pecha-Kucha takes you from boredom to stardom by keeping your audience entertained. You use your creative ability to tell your story in 20 slides at 20 seconds each.
Some background on my new career decision… In 2015 my good friend Marya O’Malley wrote her first self-help book. Marya told me about her book when we met up that following May on a friends’ retreat to Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs in New Mexico. (Wonderful place. Check it out at http://ojospa.com/) Little did we know our