How to Find Speaking Gigs

Posted on September 20, 2017

Somewhere on your to-do list, bucket list, or your list of greatest fears, there may be a line item that says, “Speak at more conferences or events.” But where to find speaking gigs? Getting the word out there for something you are passionate about can happen through many channels. You start with a solid online presence,… Read more »

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Make It Happen – Erin Bagwell

Posted on September 14, 2017

It’s impressive when you encounter someone who turns dreams into reality. This week, we shine the spotlight on someone whose mind was sparked with an idea that was brought to fruition last year. Filmmaker Erin Bagwell did just that, and she’s got an inspirational story. After having founded a storytelling blog called Feminist Wednesday, she… Read more »

ME First! Me First!

Posted on September 7, 2017

We see it all the time, people focus on their own needs first. That leaves the needs of others come in somewhere after. Unfortunately, that does not always work in when you are a Customer Service professional, and not the customer. “It’s all about ME!” “ME first! ME first!” “The most important person in the whole… Read more »

Have a Succeessful Long Presentation

Posted on August 31, 2017

Do you ever find yourself in need of a long nap or a double espresso after giving a presentation? Speaking can be exhausting. Not only are you stretching your vocal cords, but also you’re pulling on the strings of your memory. Whether you’re giving an hour-long presentation, a day-long workshop, or speaking for back-to-back afternoons… Read more »

Is HR a Moneymaker?

Posted on August 24, 2017

Some people make the mistake of undervaluing the Human Resources Department. It’s an easy error to make. For those that think that the HR function is NOT a money-maker for the organization–they’re partially right! Read on, and you’ll find that Human Resources, while not a profit center, actually protects businesses from significant financial loss. But the question… Read more »