The Future Is Here. It’s Young and it’s Hungry for Business.

How often do you consider teenagers to be a threat to your business?  And no, I'm not talking about them vandalizing your building or stealing chocolate bars from your store. Well, these teens are seriously impressive. They're running businesses, and if you're not careful they could be stealing your customers. The Boys and Girls Club … Continue reading The Future Is Here. It’s Young and it’s Hungry for Business.

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Company Core Values – and Why you Need to Identify Them

Your company's core values already exist. But do you know what they are? Well, if you want to make big decisions easier, hire the right people, and market your business more effectively, here's why identifying your core values should be your first step.

Fall Back in Love with your Business Again

If you don't feel like your business is where you want it to be, it can be hard to keep on loving it.  You lavish your time, your energy, and your attention on it.  You lose sleep over it.   You care deeply about its welfare.  But you're not getting what you want out of the … Continue reading Fall Back in Love with your Business Again

Why you shouldn’t wait till you’re stressed to deal with stress

I was inspired to make this video after the Comox Valley Women's Business Network meeting... Do you proactively deal with your stress in the same way you proactively deal with your physical health?  Find out why it makes no sense to wait till your stressed out to think about how to deal with stress.  

Why New Year’s Resolutions Suck, and What To Do Instead…

Ah, a New Year is looming.  What does it mean?  A New You?  A Fresh Start?  A Clean Slate?  An opportunity for massive and meaningful change? As a child, I remember writing lists of New Year's Resolutions: Keep my room clean Eat less chocolate Do more chores Get up earlier in the morning Get my … Continue reading Why New Year’s Resolutions Suck, and What To Do Instead…

Barry Splotter and the Curse of the Badly Run Meeting

If you've ever smiled knowingly and rolled your eyes at the mugs/memes/pins that proudly declare, "I survived another meeting that could have been an email!",  then you've probably sat through more than your fair share of badly run meetings.  These can be a total waste of everyone's time, throw schedules off, and be very de-motivating … Continue reading Barry Splotter and the Curse of the Badly Run Meeting

10 Reasons You Need to Improve Your Time Management Skills

There was a time when I thought that people were either born organized, or they weren't. That good time management was an innate talent. Some people had it, some didn't. I went through life using whatever limited skills I thought I was born with, sometimes doing ok, sometimes not so much. But then, I started a bridal … Continue reading 10 Reasons You Need to Improve Your Time Management Skills