(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, 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)
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!
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 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
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
Tomorrow, on December 18th, I will again celebrate my birthday. For as long as I can remember this was a day that all 364 others would be spent looking forward to. With the start of December before I began counting down until days to Christmas, I first counted down the seconds until my birthday. And … Continue reading A Quarter-Century of Life Lessons: Revisited
The Bennis Inc Blog is on hold for a few weeks while I take some much needed time off to reorganize and refresh after a very hectic (but wonderful) month. While a small part of me will miss my weekly writings, I can't say the surf, sun and sand won't help to keep me occupied. … Continue reading A Short (And Needed) Break