Getting Paid to Make Decisions

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! The other night I was … Continue reading Getting Paid to Make Decisions

Female Entrepreneurs Take Motherhood to a Whole New Level

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

Effectively Working with the Government – My Rule Book

Let's talk government contracts. For most businesses who partner with Uncle Sam, it's a bit of a love-hate relationship. What's to love? The often very large price tag tied to them, the prominence of working with federal or state agencies that can really make your portfolio glow, and the connections you make that almost always … Continue reading Effectively Working with the Government – My Rule Book

Ground Rules for Working from Home with a Spouse

If this subject matter doesn’t pertain to you, consider yourself among the few and the lucky. We love our spouses, obviously that’s among the main reasons why we are married to them after all. But if we’re being honest, none of us entered 2020 with the intent of working with them, side-by-side, for the foreseeable … Continue reading Ground Rules for Working from Home with a Spouse

How to Grow Business Partnerships

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

7 Mistakes that Push Away New Business

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! When you’re fortunate to have … Continue reading 7 Mistakes that Push Away New Business

Regain Your Day by Eliminating These Biggest Wastes of Time

What would you do with more hours in your day? While actually creating more time isn’t possible, you can become more productive with the time you’ve been given and use it toward things that move the needle for you, whether personally or professionally. The “time hacks” I’m going to give you here aren’t the typical … Continue reading Regain Your Day by Eliminating These Biggest Wastes of Time

The (Often) Thankless Job of Technology

When COVID-19 hit, it caused a major shift in just about every aspect of our lives. One critical area was our expectations of technology and how it should meet our every desire quickly, easily, flexibly, and consistently. Ha! Weren't we in for a reality check? Don't get me wrong, the technology that exists to serve … Continue reading The (Often) Thankless Job of Technology

Virtual Communication Strategies to Overcome Various COVID Business Challenges

A few weeks ago, I surveyed a group of Central Pennsylvania business owners and professionals, representing a wide variety of industries and business models, as to what their biggest COVID-related businesses challenges are right now. I did this to help prepare for a virtual presentation I was creating for my business networking group that I've … Continue reading Virtual Communication Strategies to Overcome Various COVID Business Challenges

7 Things I Will Never Have as a Business Owner

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