In any networking event, chance meeting, or business setting, the question “What do you do?” will inevitably come up. Most people have heard of an elevator pitch. Using it to connect with someone in a way that is simple and effective is where many people get stuck. Many entrepreneurs we meet struggle when they talk about their business.

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If it’s not a hell yes, it’s a no.

IF IT’S NOT A HELL YES, IT’S A NO.

We agree to do a lot of things, even when we know we shouldn’t. We overwork ourselves to please other people. And while going the extra mile to lend someone a hand or make a difference has a positive ripple effect, they should be reserved for the things that matter most, not your daily decisions.

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playlist

ULTIMATE WORK PLAYLIST

Music can do a lot of things; it can lift you up, inspire you, and even make you bust a move at your desk. When designing, sometimes music is the only thing that can help get you through a demanding project. Recently, my most demanding project has been redoing the Worx website. It’s awesome to have the opportunity to work on our own site, but…

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your look your brand

YOUR LOOK, YOUR BRAND.

Ten years ago when I started Worx, I had a preconceived vision for what a “successful” business woman looked like. She wore perfectly pressed skirt suits, pulled her hair back in a bun and carried a fancy leather organizer with a calendar, built in calculator and a place to store papers. That’s how it was done, at least that’s what my vision was and what Google told me.

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a leader worth following

A LEADER WORTH FOLLOWING

While we’re gearing up to host our very first Leadercast conference here at Worx, I write this blog with takeaways that I gathered from some of our previous seminars. Leadercast is an organization and event in the pursuit of creating “leaders worth following.” Inspiring speakers like activist, Malala Yousafzai; actor and filmmaker, Tyler Perry; and author and former Navy Seal Commander, Rorke Denver, are just a few names that have taken the stage in hopes of tapping into a relatable moment for all of us to connect with and apply in our own lives.

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