Culture as a Differentiator While Hiring

I was on a call with a client today during which the subject of hiring was discussed. She is looking to fill an entry-level position and is seeing that not only has the salary range for this type of position gone up dramatically, but the number of similar positions available in her area has also … Continued

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Change your LinkedIn URL

Did you know you can change your LinkedIn URL? If you have a janky URL on LinkedIn, you can look for opportunities to make it much more user-friendly with these, easy steps: Click the “Me” icon at the top of your LinkedIn homepage Click “View Profile” On your profile page, click “Edit public profile and … Continued

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Embracing the 4-Day Work Week

I’ve been experimenting with the concept of the #fourdayworkweek over the past several months and definitely have not yet nailed it. Working “all the time” is one of the curses of #entrepreneurlife but I have been giving the 4-day work week a whirl. It started with an attitude shift and some intentionality around scheduling. The … Continued

Learning a second language

Learning a second language

I’m learning Spanish. Spanish is the second most used language in almost every state in the U.S. And the number of people who speak it in the U.S. is growing—especially here in Colorado. So every day, I spend at least 30 minutes studying Spanish in an effort to be able to connect with others who … Continued

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Have you considered “Employment Marketing”?

In this day and age of competition for employees, organizations (both for- and nonprofits) need to go on the offensive when marketing to potential hires. No longer can we expect people to come flocking to us for employment opportunities. I hear this every day in conversations with leaders: “I had to repost that job because … Continued

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Who Not How

If you knew you had 7 more years on earth, what would you do? 7 months? 7 days? You would probably try to maximize the time you could spend with those you love, doing things you love, creating something of lasting value, right? So why not try to rid yourself of the items on your … Continued

Avoid the Perfection Perspective

Avoid the Perfection Perspective

Missing goals is a drag. From business, to personal, to physical… I have missed a LOT of goals I have set for myself over the years. Some of these misses stemmed from setting unreasonable goals in the first place. (Did I really expect to run 100 miles without the guidance from a coach the first … Continued

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The Marketing “Cost Trap”: How to make better investments

Every organization should be focused on the bottom line when looking at investment in marketing. Purpose-driven companies are no exception. Because they put so much effort into creating with intention, leaders of these organizations want to see their efforts reflected through a solid, measurable return on their marketing investment. Makes sense, right? Unfortunately, marketing often … Continued

Email Stacking Helps Your Inbox Become More Productive And You Don’t Miss Anything Important

Get Back Time In your Day: Email Management Tip

Ever heard of “Inbox Zero?” It’s that magical, mythical place where you have no—that’s right, ZERO—emails in your inbox. I really don’t remember the last time I achieved it. But here’s the secret—I don’t really care. For a long time, Inbox Zero was my only metric for good email management. But to get there I … Continued

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Spring Cleaning Works For Your Mailing Lists Too!

Out with the old, in with the new. To grow beautiful, new flowers you have to get rid of all of the old dead plants left over from the winter. Even if you are like us and don’t start Spring Cleaning till July, it’s always better late than never. Things are constantly growing, new opportunities … Continued