Having just graduated in May, I’m not exaggerating when I say it was the scariest time of my life. The fear of the unknown mixed with the emotions of leaving everything you’ve grown to love the past four years…it’ll mess you up. I spent nights worrying and stressing about the future, and even when I landed the job, I spent my nights worrying about the first day of work.

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first day jitters

FIRST DAY JITTERS

Having just graduated in May, I’m not exaggerating when I say it was the scariest time of my life. The fear of the unknown mixed with the emotions of leaving everything you’ve grown to love the past four years…it’ll mess you up. I spent nights worrying and stressing about the future, and even when I landed the job, I spent my nights worrying about the first day of work.

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Delegation - it's a beautiful thing

DELEGATION

The idea of delegation sounds miraculous. Something needs done and there are people to do it. All you have to do is give them direction and let them do it. Problem solved! The sticking point is usually in that last part… letting go. There’s a fairly common mindset around delegation that “no one can do it better than I can, so I might as well do it myself.” Sound familiar? Or, “I can just do it faster.” This often creates anxiety, frustration and added stress.

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How to get people excited about your brand

GET PEOPLE EXCITED ABOUT YOUR BRAND

A great idea begins as a mental picture of what could be. It could be a unique approach to how you provide a service or a product that is the next big thing. To move your vision forward, you will need to connect with an audience, get them on board, and turn them into raving fans that buy from you again and again. I will let you in on a not-so-secret secret…

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Chap Stick Marketing

CHAP STICK MARKETING

Chap stick is such a glorious item. It solves such a minute problem in such a big way. It brings back moisture, sometimes color and who doesn’t have their favorite go-to brand? I can go for days and not think about it, but the second someone whips out their chap stick and puts it on, my brain says, “Oh crap! I must have chapped lips, too!” So what do I do? I pull out my chap stick and take care of that nonsense. Did I really need it? Probably not. But I sure do feel better about myself. This got me thinking about branding and marketing…

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