For goal-setters and goal-getters, the new year is an exciting time: a blank slate, a fresh start, and a time to approach your grind with renewed energy and enthusiasm. Forget resolutions. We have strategies and tactics! These are real-deal, tried and true approaches from experts that will help you take that thing you’d like to achieve and make it HAPPEN. [Read more…] about On Your Grind: Experts’ Goal-Getting Secrets for 2017
Shop, shop, shop! The holiday shopping season is off to a strong start. This year’s Black Friday set records: more than three billion dollars were spent, with more than 1 billion dollars of that coming from mobile devices alone, says Adobe. It’s the highest amount ever. What are y’all buying, and what are you getting me?! [Read more…] about On Your Grind: Shop Small, Friends First
It’s impossible to write a column this week and not focus on gratitude. [Read more…] about On Your Grind: Your OMG Moment
It should come as no surprise that although last week’s column, How to Dream Big!, was published the day after the election, it was written just slightly before the election. Let’s just say that after the election, I was in no mood to “dream big!” I know at least 25.6% of the country, and 99.9% of my Twitter friends, felt similarly. [Read more…] about On Your Grind: 3 Ways to Deal with Disappointment
Who’s tired of “adulting” this week? This year? I’m with you. Sometimes when you’re busy doing your work in the world, it gets too easy to focus only on your to-do list and what needs to happen next. Let’s put that away for the next 5-7 minutes, shall we, and dream BIG. [Read more…] about On Your Grind: 3 Ways to Dream BIG (No Election Talk!)
Sometimes, it seems like the older we get, the more we learn about how many things there are to be afraid of. Didn’t life feel so much more carefree when you were younger? BUT. Another aspect of growing older is remembering that we have the tools to deal with whatever life throws our way. [Read more…] about On Your Grind: 3 Ways to Beat Your Biggest Fears
In a rock ’em, sock ’em survey of real people (I call them “everyday experts”), we asked and you told us what scares you most. Your honesty and willingness to open your hearts was incredible. You listed more than 100 things that frighten you, but it doesn’t stop there. You have some amazing ideas on how to truly not let fear get in your way, as you’re living your life, achieving your success, on your grind. [Read more…] about On Your Grind: Your Best Fear-Fighting Tips
With Halloween right around the corner, I thought it’d be a good time to start talking about two things that make my palms a little sweaty and that I, personally, would just rather ignore: fear and ego. [Read more…] about On Your Grind: Let’s Face Our Fears!
If you feel like you should be at a certain place in your life, and you’re not: don’t worry! Our experts are back this week, and they say that planning only gets you so far. [Read more…] about On Your Grind: Can You “Plan” for Success?
Social media has firmly embedded itself into all areas of our lives these days, but let’s remember that it’s still a relatively new thing. If you’re a little confused, at times, on what to post, when and where – and how it makes sense to you on both personal and professional levels – don’t fret. [Read more…] about On Your Grind: A PR Pro’s Social Media Dont’s