The Power’s In The Proofing!

Today it happened again! I received three separate business emails with glaring typos, omitted words and grammatical errors. I’m fairly laid back, but when I see obvious mistakes like these, I get upset. If this is what a company’s external emails look like, what’s happening internally? Does anybody care? For your professional credibility – at any age and any position level – use the spell and grammar check features and…

Ideas Are Not Enough

I love ideas, especially good, exciting, creative ideas! I enjoy being around people who have great ideas and are creative. In fact, I like to think I am a creative, exciting idea person. For a long time, I was happy basking in the glow of other people’s praise. But, then I woke up and realized that ideas only get you so far. You have to have a plan . .…

Migraine Impacts Are Far Reaching

I’ve suffered with migraines since I was young. I can’t tell you the number of times I have had to leave parties or celebrations, go back to my room during family vacations, cancel out on fun trips, or sit in a dark closet to take a break at work. Migraines are much more than just the “bad headaches” most people imagine them to be. They are episodes of excruciating pain…

Think Local . . . Wherever You Live!

Think Local is a public awareness campaign that highlights the positive results when consumers and business leaders support area companies. Some of the advantages to thinking local include: • More money stays in the community. Money spent locally re-circulates back into the community helping to fund non-profit and community organizations that serve and help local people. • Local jobs are created and sustained. Money spent locally increases business productivity and…