My senior year of college at Penn State University, I chose to complete my capstone Public Relations project - one that entire semester was centered on - by myself. While other students formed groups to divide and conquer the hefty task list, I was the first and only person to ask my professor if I … Continue reading Unique Benefits of Choosing Solo Entrepreneurship
When asked, "What is the most important quality you want to find in another person?" You may first consider the context. Is this someone you're doing business with, working for, married to, or following under their leadership? It would appear that depending upon your relationship with a person, your view of their most important quality … Continue reading Integrity: The Single Most Important Quality in Business & Life
It's a question I get asked often by clients and professional contacts. Should I outsource my social media management? Is it better to keep this in-house, or is it safe to have a firm or consultant take over? My answer, as it is with most things related to communications and public relations, is that it … Continue reading Should I outsource my social media management?
The first Monday of each month, I dust off a favorite post from the Bennis Inc Blog archives and give you another chance to enjoy the wit and wisdom that's been shared. Enjoy this month's treasure - and if it inspires you - be sure to share it with family and friends! It’s the Public Relations version … Continue reading What’s More Important: Your Story…Or How You Tell It?
The first Monday of each month, I dust off a favorite post from the Bennis Inc Blog archives and give you another chance to enjoy the wit and wisdom that’s been shared. Enjoy this month’s treasure – and if it inspires you – be sure to share it with family and friends! As an entrepreneur, the only … Continue reading The Two Week Evaluation Every Entrepreneur Should Take
For as long as my two sons have been alive, I’ve been building my own public relations consulting business. Only now am I beginning to gain glimpses into their world as to what it has been like to be raised by two entrepreneurs who have been simultaneously ‘raising’ their own businesses in unison with growing … Continue reading Entrepreneurship from a Child’s Eyes
It’s interesting for me to reflect on the fact that my very first baby is my public relations business. So in a way, I had my first taste of motherhood two years before my first son was born. I’m quick to point out that entrepreneurship and motherhood are very different, but similarities do exist. What’s … Continue reading Female Entrepreneurs Take Motherhood to a Whole New Level
Growing business partnerships can be one of the fastest and most effective ways to grow your business, expand your network, and establish a good reputation. When I first started Bennis Public Relations back in 2011, I realized early on that though I was a sole-proprietor, I couldn't do this alone. I didn't desire to have … Continue reading How to Grow Business Partnerships
There’s a lot of talk about how the workforce of the future will perform in offices that are redesigned or reimagined for the ongoing pandemic. Of course, it’s helpful to think through that in terms of how the workplace has changed over the last few decades. It didn’t always look like the open spaces that … Continue reading How the Office Job Has Evolved in the Last Century
The first Monday of each month, I dust off a favorite post from the Bennis Inc Blog archives and give you another chance to enjoy the wit and wisdom that’s been shared. Enjoy this month’s treasure – and if it inspires you – be sure to share it with family and friends! While there are many advantages … Continue reading 7 Things I Will Never Have as a Business Owner