Want better control over your time? You have to get up early!

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!

Tips for Effectively Marketing Your New Business

Starting a new business is as exciting as it is challenging and overwhelming. In the beginning, the focus is often on making sales and growth. Simply put, it is about ensuring the survival and prosperity of your business. So, how do savvy new business owners increase sales and gain traction? Through smart and efficient business … Continue reading Tips for Effectively Marketing Your New Business

6 Things to Keep in Mind When Redesigning a Website

Here's one example of a recent website refresh for my own site! It had been 6+ years and my business structure and brand had shifted. A simple and efficient refresh helped elevate and clarify the brand and core services. Do you feel a longing to give your website a new look? Or maybe it's a … Continue reading 6 Things to Keep in Mind When Redesigning a Website

Best Customer Support Techniques to Improve User Journey

Customers are the lifeblood of any business. They are the ones who generate revenue by purchasing products and enhancing sales. So bringing the best customer support techniques to improve their journey is the responsibility of the businesses. But before we dive deeper into that, let's first understand what's meant by the 'User Journey.' The user … Continue reading Best Customer Support Techniques to Improve User Journey

7 Daily Habits That Revived My Time Management

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

5 Content Marketing Tips for Startup Businesses

In today's society, it is important for businesses to have a strong online presence. This is especially true for startups, as they are trying to make a name for themselves in a competitive market. There are many ways to build a strong online presence, but one of the most effective is through content marketing. Content … Continue reading 5 Content Marketing Tips for Startup Businesses

Balancing Work and Summer Schedules

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

Out of Office – Part I

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

Content Creation Isn’t Always Glamorous: 5 Things You Need to Know (Guest Contribution from Indiana Lee)

The following post comes to us from Indiana Lee, a writer, reader, and expert on business operations, leadership, marketing, and lifestyle. Keep reading to learn her personal perspective on content creation in today's changing world. There are over 50 million people who consider themselves to be content creators across the globe. Some are more successful … Continue reading Content Creation Isn’t Always Glamorous: 5 Things You Need to Know (Guest Contribution from Indiana Lee)

How to Get People to Respond to Your Emails

“Circling back…” “Just checking in with a friendly reminder…” “In case this ended up in spam…” Sound familiar? We’ve all had to send these types of replies to messages that have gone unanswered. I’m not talking about mass sales emails with a “spray and pray” strategy, but rather those person-to-person, important messages where a reply … Continue reading How to Get People to Respond to Your Emails