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Tell your story with enthusiasm

No one “just” runs his own business or “just” leads a community non-profit organization. Use the word “just,” and suddenly you are saying that who you are, and what you … Continue reading

October 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Toxic Trolling Takes a Toll

Writing for Thrive Global, Gigi Falk recently shared a post filled with links to great articles about cyber bullying and the generally toxic online environment we have today. There are … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

ICYMI: Great email tips for non-profits

July is here, so it is all hands on deck for the rest of 2017 for non-profit organizations. It’s time to finalize designs and themes for holiday- and end-of-year giving … Continue reading

July 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Take time to get inspired

The U.S. Small Business Administration realizes that small business owners are often too busy to attend the many great activities that the administration offers during National Small Business Week … … Continue reading

April 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Choose to accept this mission

Remember Mission: Impossible? I loved that show, especially the opening scene when Mr. Phelps received details about the next Cold War caper upon which his team would embark. The serious … Continue reading

November 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Writer at work

I get it. You are a busy small-business owner who is marketing on a shoestring. Or perhaps you lead a community non-profit that relies almost exclusively on volunteer labor. It … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Embrace role of ‘own worst enemy,’ then learn

The saying goes, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” You may think peace, love, and a chicken in every pot when you hear the phrase. It’s … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

The power of words

Writing is a pretty basic skill, yet not everyone has retained spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills from their school days. If you are a small-business owner, or direct a community … Continue reading

September 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Some habits aren’t tough to break

I ran across a wonderful article from HootSuite recently. As a rule, I try, often without success, to avoid writing and using negative headlines, but in this case, the content … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · Leave a comment