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On Reinventing and Finding YOUR Voice

Be your own SELF!

The site was first developed three and a half years ago and had a functional aesthetic much like Medium or Tumblr that allowed you to scroll through blocks of clickable images that would take you to an article. The background was white and minimalistic. “There wasn’t that much personality,” Murray […]

Getting Great Recommendations on Linked In

It’s good to have recommendations for your work on Linked In:

First of all, the recommendations highlight skill sets that are a priority for the company or contract. These skills may not be what you have listed so they add a new dimension to your work persona. You are not bragging, someone else is […]

NPower does Good Deeds and We Win!

NPower is worth watching or better yet, worth connecting with! They provide training at various colleges all over the USA focused on the needs of Veterans and underserved youth.

To promote its newest launch, NPower had a great networking event on September 15th held on the USS HORNET. We got to mingle and it was […]

Putting Our Heads Together – Collaboration

Artists, Writers, Entrepreneurs, Photographers, Architects, Innovators! We all want to believe that if our work is good enough, we’ll be recognized for our creative genius. Whether as artists, entrepreneurs, or employees, we believe success is mostly a meritocracy. It isn’t. Who you know matters, and without the right connections, even the best work won’t get […]

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Have you been told that you are TOO AGGRESSIVE at work? If you ask a large group, hands of women will go up, ask again, how many MEN have been told they are TOO AGGRESSIVE a few hands will go up (or maybe none)!

And is that little girl TOO BOSSY? Or is […]

15 years later: Remembering Sept. 11

Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S. — a time of reflection and remembrance for many.

Our company honors the many that died, the many that responded to help and our 5 team members that died in the attacks, with short posts stories, quotes and pictures. The […]

Mere Polls are Passé, Big Data is the Answer

Passé! Do you really want to know what your customers think? Do you want to know how voters will vote? You can rely on age old check-out data at the register. You can rely on exit poll data. But if you really want to do some predictive analysis and understand WHY something happens, take a […]

Social Media Pitfalls

Don’t throw your company in the MUD by using social media inappropriately.

Understand the hashtags you use AND their history! If something you post goes astray and is linked to unfavorable posts, make a sincere apology. If there are threats, ugly language or insults on a thread of posts, REMOVE THE POSTS. Don’t wait. Monitor […]

Frusterated, Aggravated, Pissed Off?

You have your “hot buttons”: late friends, your team isn’t prepared for the meeting, no one brought cash to the event and is said “bring cash” …. oh there are a thousand. But SHOULD THERE BE 1000 aggravations? Who is suffering here? …Surely it is YOU!

Don’t let the little things that bug you pile […]

No Barriers Warriors – Walking in our Communities

Honor the Veterans among us. Walk with them, so they don’t walk alone. This year more than 200 veterans with disabilities will become No Barriers Warriors and embark on a life-changing experience that will improve their lives and change their perspective of what’s possible after returning home from their time in service. While you can’t […]