What Can I Say About Kevin Smith?

I texted my husband as Kevin Smith began his keynote session on the main stage at Podcast Movement. This was his immediate reply: Let me guess he’s wearing a backwards baseball hat, probably Chicago Blackhawks hockey jersey.  And I laughed. My husband is a smart and observant man. But Kevin Smith has also done a great…

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More Business Lessons from PM16

Anna Sale…the brains behind and the host of the podcast Death, Sex and Money…and another fabulous keynote speaker at Podcast Movement 2016. She presented 10 ways that creating a podcast is like having a baby and shared her parallel journey of becoming a mom and creating Death, Sex and Money. Of course, once again, I…

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Lessons from Glynn Washington at Podcast Movement 2016

Podcast Movement…a 3 year old conference for podcasters that drew 1600 people to Chicago a couple weeks ago. I am so glad I was able to be there. I went in fully prepared to learn things that I didn’t know I didn’t know. Even though we’ve been doing this for the last 68 weeks, Mitch…

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Lessons from The Heat

I recently watched the movie The Heat starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. To be honest, I’m still not entirely sure if I liked the movie or not, and please don’t take this as an official recommendation. However, I will say that I found it fascinating to watch the interaction between the two main characters in…

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The Truth About Personality Tests

Are they accurate? Do factors like age, occupation and what activities you have been doing earlier in the day affect your results? Are they actually helpful or are they just for fun? First, let me start by reminding everyone that when I am talking about “personality tests” I am NOT referring to the “What animal…

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Online Shopping & Personalities

I find it fascinating to think about “everyday situations” and how each personality type has the ability to look at the exact same situation from a different perspective.  Online shopping is a great example because it is a simple thing that most people today do from time to time, regardless of personality type. What I…

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Connecting with an Audience

I love attending conferences, seminars, workshops and classes. I am a life long learner who has done things like audit 5 semesters of Greek…for fun. But do you know what I love possibly even more than learning great content from the events I attend? Learning from the presenters. I learn something from every single seminar or…

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Send Mail with a Stamp.

I am so grateful that I live in an age where technology provides us with so many incredible options for communicating. I share my life on social media through check-in’s, posts and pictures. I can text as fast as my teenagers, and I Skype with friends from across the globe on a regular basis. There…

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Creating Connections!!!

Even though I haven’t been blogging as much as I used to, I have  been writing. I am so pleased to announce that I have a new book out…one that I wrote with my business partner and podcast co-host, Mitch Taylor. Creating Connections, 31 Days to Building Stronger & Deeper Relationships is just what it…

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Personalities and The Holidays

For a lot of people, this time of year means more time spent with family. Some people look forward to this part of the Christmas season. Others…not so much. Regardless where your family time falls on the crazy/stressful spectrum, I’m sure we can all agree that not everyone at our family gatherings is just like…

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