Different events require different expertise to plan and execute. A wedding planner and a corporate event planner will tell you that while there may be some fundamental truths to event planning that span various industries, these endeavors couldn’t be more unique. Throughout my career in public relations and strategic communications, my event planning expertise most … Continue reading How to Plan a Successful Community Event
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 wasn’t always an early … Continue reading Want better control over your time? You have to get up early!
If the advertisements, TV specials, and store decorations aren’t enough of an indication – the holidays are here! And so begins the preparation and the stress that often accompanies this season. I have never decorated for Christmas before Thanksgiving and only once did I give in to Black Friday shopping (and believe me, that was … Continue reading Making Christmas A Celebration Not An Obligation: The essentials for reducing holiday stress
Time – and the value of my time - is my product. As a Public Relations consultant, it’s what I sell for a living. This makes it incredibly important that I use my time wisely, or I am literally pouring profit out for free. Time management is a passion of mine, that upon reflection, I … Continue reading 7 Daily Habits That Revived My 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! For anyone who has the … Continue reading Struggling to Keep Up With Your Blog?
Meeting the daily demands of your career is challenging enough, let alone adding on conflict and negativity which creates a whole other hurdle to cross. This could be a conflict in a professional relationship or a personal one; both are equally distracting and painful to navigate. If you're like me, I don't like conflict. I … Continue reading How to Stay Focused When Conflict and Negativity Seep Into the Workplace
If you’re a working parent of school-age children, summer can really throw a curveball into family schedules. Your work schedule and professional responsibilities haven’t changed, for the most part, but now you have kids’ schedules (or lack thereof) to merge into an already busy calendar. How does it all work? Can it work? We’ve now … Continue reading Balancing Work and Summer Schedules
Our society has led us to believe that more is better. But really, the only true and consistent correlation is that more is more. What you choose to do with that "more" could result in benefits like business growth and extra income - but it could also bring stress, exhaustion, and frustration if the opportunity … Continue reading Knowing When to Say No to New Business
For over 11 years I have never missed a Monday. That's right - 582 blogs have been published even though major life transitions like getting married, adding two beautiful boys to our family, extreme busy seasons, seasons where writing inspiration waned, and from locations all over the world. I prioritized consistency, and in doing so, … Continue reading Out of Office – Part I
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! If there is one day … Continue reading A Pivotal Day for Female Entrepreneurs