We're all driven by something. Professionally speaking, two of the biggest driving motivators are income and impact. Think of how this is playing out in your own life. Whatever you have chosen to do (or not do) with your life's work up to this moment has likely been influenced by your desire to either achieve … Continue reading What Drives Your Career – Income or Impact?
It’s Not All Sunshine: How to work through the “gray days”
Much of entrepreneurship has been glamorized thanks to the rise of social media and movements like #bossbabe and the like. We see more people than ever before sharing the highlight reel of their entrepreneurial journey. Most often, what we see is carefully crafted content designed to portray success, wealth, freedom, comfort, and luxury. And while … Continue reading It’s Not All Sunshine: How to work through the “gray days”
Prioritizing Comprehension – Not Just Communication
It's common to hear that communication is key. And it's true. Clear, consistent communication is the essential foundation for any successful relationship. I imagine we can think of several instances in our personal and professional lives where communication has either helped or hindered the health of a relationship. Where communication is lacking, frustration will always … Continue reading Prioritizing Comprehension – Not Just Communication
Confidence Comes From Doing Hard Things
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! In case you need to … Continue reading Confidence Comes From Doing Hard Things
How to Plan a Successful Community Event
Different events require different expertise to plan and execute. A wedding planner and a corporate event planner will tell you that while there may be some fundamental truths to event planning that span various industries, these endeavors couldn’t be more unique. Throughout my career in public relations and strategic communications, my event planning expertise most … Continue reading How to Plan a Successful Community Event
The Decision that (Almost) Destroyed My Business Model – And What I Learned in the Process
As I’ve grown Bennis Public Relations from the ground up over the last 12 years, it’s come with an incredible amount of growth and wisdom that is realized far beyond my bottom line. Simply put, being a business owner is hard. Being a young, female business owner who started at age 23 added even more challenges. And if that … Continue reading The Decision that (Almost) Destroyed My Business Model – And What I Learned in the Process
How to Start Your Business’s Public Relations Strategy from Scratch
If you've been running a business for any length of time, it's likely you've invested in marketing strategies. And based on your business's size, budget, and goals, you may have also incorporated some paid media or advertising into your overall growth plan. But what about Public Relations? So often this is the missing piece that's … Continue reading How to Start Your Business’s Public Relations Strategy from Scratch
Want better control over your time? You have to get up early!
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! I wasn’t always an early … Continue reading Want better control over your time? You have to get up early!
The Best Articles for Entrepreneurs from 2022
As we look to the start of a new year, we hold hopes and aspirations for what this next chapter will bring. But let’s not forget to pause and reflect on the wisdom and experience gained from this last year – and be sure to pack it with us on this next trip around the … Continue reading The Best Articles for Entrepreneurs from 2022
Reasons Why Your Website Visitors are Not Converting
There is no shortcut when it comes to website conversion. You might run various marketing strategies, invest in advertising, or endlessly optimize your pages. But none of this could provide a sure conversion, especially if not done correctly. You might get hundreds of visitors on your websites but less than 1% become a customer. Why … Continue reading Reasons Why Your Website Visitors are Not Converting