Tips for Planning a Successful Business Conference

Event planning is a complex and extremely detail-oriented field. People devote their whole careers to mastering the talent of bringing together well-executed and well-attended events from weddings, birthdays, and social celebrations, to conferences, conventions, and business meetings. And the extensive list goes on…and on. Throughout my career, I’ve had the pleasure (and sometimes the headache) … Continue reading Tips for Planning a Successful Business Conference

Collaborating with other Consultants: How to Grow Your Business by Working Together

If you consider yourself a consultant, contractor, freelance, or anything similar, it’s so important to know that there is a ton of value in teaming up with other consultants – whether it be in different industries or the very same industry in which you work. Although this may seem simple and obvious on the surface, … Continue reading Collaborating with other Consultants: How to Grow Your Business by Working Together

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Better Time Management

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! Some of my very first … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Better Time Management

Top 10 Marketing and Communications Blog Posts in 2019

We are down to the last two days of 2019! I hope you woke up today inspired to close out this year with the same strength and passion you had on January 1. Whether that means kicking a bad habit, taking better care of yourself, or going after a new job, every day is a … Continue reading Top 10 Marketing and Communications Blog Posts in 2019

The Best Gifts of Entrepreneurship

With Christmas just two days away, the spirit of the season has been at the forefront of my thoughts. I've browsed through so many "gift lists" of what to get your spouse, your children, your clients, and much more. I even came across a gift list for what to get an entrepreneur for Christmas. This … Continue reading The Best Gifts of Entrepreneurship

If My Business was a Thanksgiving Table

It’s T-minus three days until Turkey Day! Although Thanksgiving isn’t necessarily my favorite holiday, I love that it kicks off such a happy (and indulgence-filled) time of year. I thought in order to get us excited for this special day, I’d focus this Monday’s blog on something that combines both public relations and entrepreneurship with … Continue reading If My Business was a Thanksgiving Table

PR Doesn’t Really Save Lives – Or Does It?

Next month it will be 10 years since I graduated from Penn State University and next July, the public relations business I started at just 23 years old will turn 9 years old. These facts alone astound me. I recently told my husband, "Time is all fun and games until after 30...then 'it' gets real." … Continue reading PR Doesn’t Really Save Lives – Or Does It?