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How Your Email Address Reflects Your Professionalism

I’m pretty passionate about good follow up.  I don’t always get it right, but it’s one of my priorities. What’s interesting to me, when I sit down with a new stack of business cards, is seeing the kind of email addresses people use. What horrifies me is when I see business owners hand me a… Read more »

Modern Productivity

I had fun this weekend learning a few things about modern productivity; one of my favourite topics (and often – though I hate to admit it – one of my biggest time-wasting addictions…) I taught an “introduction to social media”  workshop last week for a group of small business owners, and as a thank you… Read more »

LinkedIn Power Profiles

My blog is a little late today because I wanted to offer you something special! I have a great little video that I just created called LinkedIn Power Profiles. This past week many people have asked me how to get good traction from LinkedIn. Last week I had the privilege of teaching a group of… Read more »

It’s Monday Morning – Are You Productive?

Is your Monday morning productive? For many, Monday is the worst day of the week. They sleep in on the weekend, get to bed late, and wake up Monday morning without a real focus or clear goals and no tools to be productive. I’m part of the weird set that loves Mondays. This past week has… Read more »

This Week in Social Media

Social media changes faster than Calgary’s weather.  It’s hard, even for me, to keep up with what’s going on.  So I thought I’d gather any social media news together once a week to help us all stay caught up so we can do our very best at getting the word out there about our business!… Read more »