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.
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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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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.
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Have you outgrown your brand

HAVE YOU OUTGROWN YOUR BRAND?

If your marketing materials and message no longer feel like “you” it may be time for a brand evolution. Here are a few key reasons that it may be time to upgrade your stuff...
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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.
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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

There’s nothing wrong with a little positive influence to get the creative gears going. We learn a lot by seeing others practice something and succeed at it. This method can open up an opportunity that you may not have known existed prior to seeing someone else practice it. However, what we want to stay away from is doing the same thing reactively vs. with a purpose.
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A LEADER WITH MEANING

We’re all working every day, earning a living to take care of our basic needs. But what happens when you exchange your time for something that is bigger? What about being part of an organization that thinks big with their employees in mind, being part of something bigger than ourselves and making a positive contribution in the community, the country or the world? That my friend, is being powered by purpose.
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Scared Shitless

SCARED SHITLESS

I recently had the opportunity to take a road trip to Rhode Island to speak at Johnson & Wales University in Providence. Angelica from 80 Content and I hopped in a car, drove to RI, I spoke and we drove home all in 36 hours! It was a whirlwind but what an incredible experience! I learned a few things along the way that has given me fuel to continue my speaking path...
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If you got it, blog it

IF YOU GOT IT, BLOG IT

Blogging may seem like a tedious task or a “bells and whistles” kind of project that you always promise to get around to eventually. But the fact of the matter is that there is an incredible amount of untapped potential and it’s an easily accessible way to grow your online presence.
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