Rest, Read, Review and Reconnect
The week between December 25th and January 1st is traditionally a slow week, that’s why it’s the ideal time for me to take a few moments to rest, read, review, and reconnect. 1. Rest: It’s the time of year when I have to be intentional about putting down certain technology, turning off Hulu, ESPN and […]
Smartphones and Holiday Shopping
Why mobile matters and why you should care.
Are you reading this on a smartphone? If not, I’ll bet one is in reach. Mobile has changed everything! Did you know? 68% of smartphone owners say they check their smartphone within 15 minutes of waking up in the morning.1 30% admit they actually get “anxious” when they don’t have their phone on them.2 […]
Are You Falling Forward or Falling Behind?
the direction you fall - is your choice
Without fail, this time of year highlights the picturesque scenery along the hills and highways of my great home state of North Carolina. It’s the time of year that can’t exactly be put into words – a fall season in the Carolinas has to be experienced. As the leaves begin to change from varying degrees […]
One DAY at a time – One TIE at a time
a look back at National Pink Tie Day 2016
On Thursday, October 20th A Tie That Binds, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization I founded to honor my Mom’s battle with breast cancer celebrated our fourth official National Pink Tie Day. #NationalPinkTieDay is one day a year we ask men to make a bold statement of support by wearing a pink necktie or pink bow tie […]
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4 Ways to Get Results From LinkedIn
Over the past several years, I have coached many individuals on how to maximize LinkedIn. In the process, I’ve narrowed down the four primary ways to get results from LinkedIn. Update often: LinkedIn is a powerful, search engine friendly site. It does a lot of thinking and “linking” for you, but you must update your […]
4 LinkedIn Mistakes to Avoid
Over the past several years, I have coached many individuals on how to maximize LinkedIn. I have noticed many are fearful of making mistakes. The only way to avoid mistakes is to say and/or do nothing. Mistakes will happen, we need to minimize them. In the process of my coaching, I’ve narrowed down the four […]