We all work to serve our customers and clients to the best of our ability. Never do we put it on our to-do list to royally mess up something so that we can destroy business relationships and lose lots of money – and least no sane person does this. Unfortunately, that doesn’t stop bad things … Continue reading How to Solve Business Mistakes with Grace and Professionalism
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?
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?
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
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)