Twas the Day Before Christmas (The Business Owner’s Version)

(As retold by a mom and entrepreneur) Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the house not a computer was running, not even a mouse. Cords and chargers were stowed with care, in hopes we had strength to leave them there. One sleepy critter was nestled snug in her bed, while visions of toy … Continue reading Twas the Day Before Christmas (The Business Owner’s Version)

T’was the Morning of Christmas (As Retold by a Mom and Entrepreneur)

T'was the Morning of Christmas (As retold by a mom and entrepreneur) T'was the morning of Christmas, when all through the house not one electronic was turned on, not even a mouse. Their cords were wrapped up in the corner with care, in hopes that I had strength to leave them there. My babies were nestled … Continue reading T’was the Morning of Christmas (As Retold by a Mom and Entrepreneur)

Avoid Making These 6 Mistakes With Your Holiday Promotions!

We are in the thick of the holiday season which means we are being bombarded by sales and promotions from every angle. Mailed flyers and magazines, emails and social media advertisements all contribute to the noise and whirlwind of the holiday season. If your business is planning to run a holiday sale, be sure to … Continue reading Avoid Making These 6 Mistakes With Your Holiday Promotions!

How to Fully Unplug When on Vacation

Whether you have planned a destination vacation or are opting for a “staycation” this year, giving yourself a few days of rest and relaxation is not only fun, it’s absolutely necessary! For those of us that work virtually, we’re used to plugging in from anywhere which can lead to the temptation to get work done … Continue reading How to Fully Unplug When on Vacation

The Two-Day Truce: Reclaiming Respect for the Weekend

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 can’t be the only … Continue reading The Two-Day Truce: Reclaiming Respect for the Weekend

Our Trip Around the Sun: A recap of top posts from 2013

With only 2 days left in 2013, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on this crazy busy but very memorable year. Who knew we could pack so much into just one trip around the sun? It’s a journey we’ve taken together  - with all of its ups and downs, twists and turns. I … Continue reading Our Trip Around the Sun: A recap of top posts from 2013

The Do’s and Don’ts of Sending Holiday Messages to Clients

Holiday messages are a seasonal staple and an effective way to share your gratitude with those who have been a special part of your business and your life. You’ve likely been receiving these greetings in many forms over the past several weeks. They come to us by mail, e-mail, social media messages and more. Being … Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of Sending Holiday Messages to Clients