Speak in Earnest

So you have a speech to make. There are thousands of books and web sites you could peruse for ideas on how to prepare for and give a successful presentation. I’m not going to focus on that. I’m just going to give you my three simple strategies before I go on stage....

Make Cents of Your Advertising Dollars

Let’s face it—sometimes you have to spend money to make money. While advertising can be a costly venture, there can be free opportunities to get your name out there just about everywhere you look — even in your own back yard. Recently, I received a phone call from the...

Gain Publicity Through Press Releases

When you’re flipping through a magazine, what grabs your attention the longest? Is it an advertisement with a few words to read? A fancy photo to enjoy? An article that will engage your mind? If you choose an article, you may be interested to know that many published...

A Letter is Better

Yes, I have a Facebook and Twitter account. I text co-workers and friends. I have an iPhone and a laptop. It’s all so convenient and wonderful and quick, and like millions of other Americans, I use all these communication tools every single day. But … how about...

Hula Hooping Through Life

All through life, I’ve promised myself that I would jump at every opportunity to celebrate life. This was not too difficult years ago. But after a 20+ year marriage, two kids and various pets to care for, full-time employment, school volunteering, a mortgage, (etc.,...
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