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. […]

Purchase Now: It’s Business, Not Social™

From the Author: Over the years, people have suggested that I write a book. My answer was always the same, “No way.”  How would I possibly fit that in?  So many of my colleagues published books about using LinkedIn and quickly found their book out of date because LinkedIn launched an update or added or […]

You Being Rogue on LinkedIn Yields LIttle to No Results

I have lots of conversations about the need for a process and our process in particular. Every one of our client conversations involves following particular steps to achieve a stronger LinkedIn presence, a strategic network, and increased visibility. A proven process, that series of actions or steps taken to achieve a particular end, delivers the […]

Want to Increase Your Sales Results? Start a Conversation

I’m a reader. So, I like a great post featuring well written, informative insight. Here’s an example of a post that appeared on my LinkedIn feed this morning, 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became the CEO of the Predictive Index. Good article, right? Predictive Index is a company I know. In […]

Did You Know That LinkedIn Ranks as the Most Trusted Social Site?

LinkedIn Most Trusted Social Site

Even when people mention that LinkedIn feels a bit softer, more social than it used to, it still remains, according to Business Insider, the site people go to for information and I dare say, even news. Business Insider bases its results on six Pillars: Security, Legitimacy, Community, User Experience, Shareability, and Relevance.  LinkedIn held the top […]

Why You Need to be Careful Automating Your LinkedIn Lead Generation

Inspired Lead Generation

Between emails, InMails, and connection requests, I receive a daily stream of questions about automating LinkedIn outreach.  I also receive invitations from others who can help me increase our lead generation efforts and results. I always wonder if they’ve looked at my profile. Probably not, otherwise they’d know that I’m not a likely prospect. Knowing […]

Why I Use Grammarly

Grammarly

Whether communicated in 140 characters or thousands of words, the written word creates and leaves an impression. I write a lot. I’m sure you do too. From emails, proposals, to blog posts, I’m a typing fiend, but I’m not sure I would consider myself a writer. Everything I write, including my emails, is edited. My […]

It’s Your Time to Learn; Re-invent, Re-skill and Remain Relevant

Marketing Job Search

I first wrote, Reinvent Yourself – 37 Ways for Marketing Professionals to Stay Marketable, 2013, updated it in 2016, and now,  it only seems fitting to bring it back again.  I hate it when people lose their jobs. Not a week goes by that I don’t hear of someone losing their job. My first thought […]