Lessons Learned from Socializing My New Puppy

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July 19, 2021, was a summer day like any other in Baltimore; hot and pretty humid. From my office, I could hear all the kids at the community pool across the street. I love the sounds in our neighborhood and am especially drawn to and fond of the sounds of the kids playing and swimming […]

Focus your LinkedIn Strategy with 10 Specific Steps

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Sometimes no one notices except you, and sometimes the camera puts it all on display. Liza Slavin shared a video captioned “Front Door Cam is Clumsy Girl’s Worst Nightmare” that we could hardly resist sharing— with permission, of course.  While I’m always about what’s next, after ten years, I still remind people that our philosophy, […]

Account Mapping on LinkedIn Sales Navigator: A Practical Q1 Update

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Over the last couple of weeks, our team noticed some interesting changes to Account pages on LinkedIn Sales Navigator. When we dove in and reviewed the updates, we noticed that LinkedIn had rethought how you can see, understand, and begin to build saved leads within an Account page. For those who wonder what an Account […]

Ten Years: The Best Is Yet To Come

Ten Years

As I write a post celebrating ten years in business, I am less than 50 feet from my original perch, where I doodled, mind-mapped, and talked myself into building the confidence to step out on my own.  Between those days and now, more has changed than has stayed the same. That’s life, though. Some change […]

2020: A Year of Grit, Dedication, and Achievements

2020 has been a year filled with remarkable, unforgettable stories of loss and triumph. As I reflect on the year, I remind myself to think about what I accomplished. Then, I consider what we have achieved as a team. The grit and dedication humble me. It’s easy to forget the positives, the accomplishments. Some days […]

Are You Obsessed with Social Influence?

Have you watched ‘The Social Dilemma’ on Netflix? If not, add it to your list and watch it when you have time to pay attention. Put down your phone, your laptop, and watch closely. There is not a week that goes by that someone doesn’t ask how they can beat LinkedIn’s algorithm, post at the […]

Do You Feel Like You’re Swimming Outside in the Cold?

It’s mid-November in Maryland. It’s chilly. Would you swim outside in the cold? I think, metaphorically, some of us feel like that’s exactly what we’re doing— and it’s not comfortable.  We live across the street from a neighborhood pool that is traditionally open between Memorial Day and Labor Day. When the pool closes every Labor […]

How to Maximize Your Coaching and Training Success for 2021

2020 took us all by surprise in so many ways. While I know it will be different, I’m ready for 2021 and the opportunities that I’m certain will be revealed. I understand many people may not feel optimistic.  We’ve taken on unfamiliar challenges, and careers have gone awry.  I have reflected, discussed, and opined on […]

Managing Your Business Objectives for 2021

Reset. Refresh. Change of Scenery. This week, we are bringing you something a little different for our blog post. Sometimes we just need to reset our brains and surround ourselves with a new environment. 2020 has definitely made us rethink and reshape the way that we do business. In a mostly virtual environment, it’s more […]

How to Build or Expand Your Business in 2021

Things are always changing. I thrive on ideas, learning, and some great dark chocolate. I love to bring the best ones to fruition. Sometimes it feels like too much is spinning and then I realize that it’s what I loved about how we’ve built our business. It wasn’t always straightforward and it wasn’t always intentional. […]