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Category Archives: Business

Work is an Experiment

My business looks nothing like it did a year ago. And I’m okay with that because of how I’ve come to view work. When I quit my job three years ago and hung out my shingle as a consultant, I focused on helping small businesses learn and use social media. That was what I didContinue Reading

5 Ways to Show Gratitude Every Day

Here are 5 things I’ve learned about gratitude over the years. 1. Don’t assume people know how grateful you are. Tell them. A simple, heartfelt “thank you” can make all the difference. In fact, a little gratitude goes a long way. People will move mountains for you when they truly know how much they mean toContinue Reading

What the Internet Can’t Do For Your Business

Since launching my 100% online business earlier this year, I’ve noticed this juxtaposition — the more time I spend OFFLINE, the better I feel. I feel more connected to what matters, not less. I feel more alive, more engaged. But I also feel compelled to spend time online because that’s where my business lives, whichContinue Reading

Build Something That Matters

Working from home gives me a lot of freedom to do things I love. Part of that is spending time with my grandparents, both now in their late 80s. They’ve been married for 67 years (!) and are still living in the house they retired to here in Charlotte in 1979. They have a lotContinue Reading