Browsing All posts tagged under »lessons learned«

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26, 2014

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I was going to write a post about marketing, but in the spirit of the season, today is all about thanksgiving and gratitude. I am thankful for: * My wonderful family. * My friends, both offline and online. * My health. * My life, with all its trials and all its happy moments. Happy Thanksgiving […]

What really happens in barre class

November 5, 2014

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I made it through my first live barre class and I was excited to go back for more. Here’s what really happens in a barre class. 1. Time stands still. I am most definitely a morning person, but the morning classes were full, so I had to bite the bullet and take an evening class. […]

Nancy’s barre debut

October 29, 2014

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That is barre NOT bar. For those of you who aren’t as obsessed, er interested in barre, you may not know what it is. Barre is a combination of ballet, yoga, pilates and stretching. It is named after the ballet barre that is used in most exercises. So I went to my first live barre […]

Marketing trends – content and story telling

October 22, 2014

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Creating engaging content was another big topic at the Inbound Marketing Conference.  These days, everyone is bombarded with information and it is overwhelming.  How do you stand out from the crowd?  Telling a good story is a great way to do this. For effective content you should: 1.  Tell a story. Since the beginning of […]

Marketing Trends – it’s all about people

October 15, 2014

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I was laughing to myself the entire time I was at the Inbound Conference; we all wanted to learn about the latest trends. Marketing is all about people. Oh yes, that was an earth shattering revelation. I’ve been in the business world over 25 years and it is fascinating to me to see how some […]

How I spent my September

October 8, 2014

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A slightly different twist than “How I spent my summer vacation.” Well you all know how I spent my summer – kayaking and eating Blizzards from the Dairy Queen. Now it’s time to buckle down and get serious. Fall is my favorite time of year; I have so much energy because of the clear, crisp […]

How to lose a customer in 3 easy steps

October 1, 2014

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It’s not enough to have polite and nice people doing customer service. There should also be follow-through and results. A recent experience with our cable company brought this point home to me. Everyone loves to hate their cable company. I don’t think there is any cable company that is known for even mediocre service. We […]

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