7 Signs Your Business is Running You

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! Maybe you align with the … Continue reading 7 Signs Your Business is Running You

6 Signs of a Toxic Professional Relationship

Every so often we must face the telltale signs that a business relationship in our lives is toxic. This is more than just a difference in personality or communication styles. Professional relationships can move from "Well, you're not quite my cup of tea but we can find common ground in working toward the same goal." … Continue reading 6 Signs of a Toxic Professional Relationship

Life Lesson: Above the Clouds the Sun is Still Shining

The sky above the clouds in Philadelphia on December 12, 2014. 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 … Continue reading Life Lesson: Above the Clouds the Sun is Still Shining

When to Make Waves vs. When to Go with the Flow

Life presents us with a myriad of choices every day. This ranges from the minor and mundane (what will you eat for breakfast?) to ones that stand to significantly and permanently impact important aspects of life (how will you manage conflict in a relationship?). To carefully weigh every decision is not only exhausting but impossible. … Continue reading When to Make Waves vs. When to Go with the Flow

Integrity: The Single Most Important Quality in Business & Life

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

A Pivotal Day for Female Entrepreneurs

If there is one day I will always remember, it’s May 11, 2013. On this day, the day right before Mother’s Day that year, my son Holden entered the world and filled my life with so much love as well as so many unknowns. I was less than two years into running my own Public … Continue reading A Pivotal Day for Female Entrepreneurs

PR Doesn’t Really Save Lives – Or Does It?

Next month it will be 10 years since I graduated from Penn State University and next July, the public relations business I started at just 23 years old will turn 9 years old. These facts alone astound me. I recently told my husband, "Time is all fun and games until after 30...then 'it' gets real." … Continue reading PR Doesn’t Really Save Lives – Or Does It?

Best Writing Advice From Ernest Hemingway (Guest Contribution from Laura Buckler)

This week's blog post comes to us from Laura Buckler, a content writer dedicated to the development of digital marketing content. Learn more about Laura in her bio below. Who is better suited to show the way to transfer the written word to a broad audience than Nobel Prize winner, revolutionary journalist, and admired novelist … Continue reading Best Writing Advice From Ernest Hemingway (Guest Contribution from Laura Buckler)

The Paramount Difference Between Simple and Easy

Think about how often we use the words simple and easy interchangeably in our daily language. Phrases like: "It shouldn't take you much time, it's a pretty simple task...." or "That outline will be easy to draw up." These sentences might seem common, even accurate, but are they? Well, it depends. The distinction between these two … Continue reading The Paramount Difference Between Simple and Easy

8 Years in Business: What I Wish I Would Have Known as a New Entrepreneur

This month, Bennis Public Relations officially turned eight years old! If I'm being honest, I completely missed this milestone on its actually date, and I felt a bit like I missed my child's birthday. After all, this business is my first baby. But before I let myself feel too guilty for being distracted by my … Continue reading 8 Years in Business: What I Wish I Would Have Known as a New Entrepreneur