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

Top 10 Blog Posts on Life and Entrepreneurship in 2016

Happy New Year! Hopefully you have recovered from your holiday celebrations and have started to think about how you plan to make 2017 your best year yet. Before we completely move on from 2016, I wanted to take one final look back at some of the insight and inspiration we've shared on the Bennis Inc … Continue reading Top 10 Blog Posts on Life and Entrepreneurship in 2016

Top 10 Blog Posts on Life and Entrepreneurship in 2015

I feel like I need to start by asking the obligatory question of “Where has the year gone?” But truthfully, I feel like it’s been quite a long year packed with great memories, exciting achievements and whole lot of interesting writing. Before we close out 2015 and turn our calendars to the New Year, I … Continue reading Top 10 Blog Posts on Life and Entrepreneurship in 2015

Taking a Cue from Mother Nature

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! “Nature does not hurry, yet … Continue reading Taking a Cue from Mother Nature

Never Lose Sight of Your Childhood Dream

Every time a beautiful home catches my eye or I’m inspired by a furniture store’s interior design, I’m reminded that there was a time in my life when I was quite certain that I would grow up to become a creator similar works of art. Yes, my childhood dream was to become an architect and … Continue reading Never Lose Sight of Your Childhood Dream

You Don’t Need the Best of Everything To Make the Best of Everything

Sometimes I don’t know what to count first. My blessings—or the little moments in life that make me stop and want to count my blessings. It was the second or third time I’ve used this particular cashier at a local shop. It’s the type of job that garners little respect or attention, no matter how … Continue reading You Don’t Need the Best of Everything To Make the Best of Everything