Would You Ask a Man That Question?

A few weeks ago I was asked a question that I initially didn’t hesitate to answer. It’s actually a question I’ve been asked on more than one occasion, so I felt prepared to defend myself with an explanation. The question was, “How do you plan to balance work with a family?” It’s not an unreasonable … Continue reading Would You Ask a Man That Question?

Life Lesson: Are You Satisfied or Merely Distracted?

Thanks to technology and society telling us it’s normal and expected to be connected 24/7, we have found more ways than ever to live life distracted. We have become accustomed to consuming multiple forms of media at a time, so much so, that watching TV is often accompanied by surfing our phones for social media … Continue reading Life Lesson: Are You Satisfied or Merely Distracted?

5 Lessons My Cat Has Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

If you’ve read enough posts on the Bennis Inc blog, you’ve likely stumbled upon the mention of my Russian Blue cat, Pinot. She has been a key member of my staff since before I made the entrepreneurial leap to take my business fulltime. I’ve kept a sense of humor as to how Miss Pinot “assists” … Continue reading 5 Lessons My Cat Has Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

“In Stitches” (a short story with a big influence)

I can still recall the feeling of the dewy grass between my toes. How it managed to turn my flip flops into slippery ice skates during mid July in Pennsylvania I’ll never quite understand. It was summer break and I couldn’t have been over the age of seven. During this time of year, my mother’s … Continue reading “In Stitches” (a short story with a big influence)