My senior year of college at Penn State University, I chose to complete my capstone Public Relations project - one that entire semester was centered on - by myself. While other students formed groups to divide and conquer the hefty task list, I was the first and only person to ask my professor if I … Continue reading Unique Benefits of Choosing Solo Entrepreneurship
Can an Introvert Thrive in a Career in Public Relations?
On several occasions, I’ve blogged about being an introvert and how this personality type impacts my personal and professional life in countless ways. Most people who meet me don’t believe I’m an introvert; after all, I’m not shy. For anyone else who is an introvert, you know that while introverted people can be shy, this … Continue reading Can an Introvert Thrive in a Career in Public Relations?
6 Valuable Lessons I Learned from Working from Home
As I enter my fifth year of running my own Public Relations business from the comfort of my home, I got to thinking about how this experience is so vastly unique compared to the few years I spent working in a traditional office environment. I made the entrepreneurial leap not that long after graduating college, … Continue reading 6 Valuable Lessons I Learned from Working from Home
How Do an Introvert and Extrovert Live Together in Peace?
When I first met my husband, I immediately loved how effortless it was to be with him. I was content in his company because I could be myself and say whatever was on my mind. Some days we would pack a week’s worth of activities into a few hours and other days we would do … Continue reading How Do an Introvert and Extrovert Live Together in Peace?
When an Introvert Takes a Family Vacation
The last week of June, we took a lovely family vacation to North Carolina where we enjoyed a week of fun in the sun with my parents, two sisters, their husbands and two toddlers. It was a full house! I wouldn’t trade these memories for anything in the world. However, this week was a reminder … Continue reading When an Introvert Takes a Family Vacation
The Virtual Work Environment: When it simply doesn’t work
As a consultant, I strive to run a lean business. I work from home and meet clients on location to eliminate the overhead of an outside office. I delegate work to additional contractors rather than taking on full time employees. And because I require merely an internet connection and laptop, I can and have worked … Continue reading The Virtual Work Environment: When it simply doesn’t work
I’m an “I”—Understanding the Inner Workings of an Introvert
One week ago, I would have considered myself an outgoing, social extrovert…but that was before I saw the results of my Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. According to this highly regarded test, I’m quite an introvert. Should this really come as a surprise to me? I mean, I did choose a career in which I work by … Continue reading I’m an “I”—Understanding the Inner Workings of an Introvert