Associations are for Building Up, Not Tearing Down

ladder_shutterstock_151567130During my 19 years in the outdoor hospitality industry, I’ve experienced and witnessed countless examples of goodwill, kindness, generosity, compassion and support. Sadly, I’ve also witnessed harsh words of judgment when someone Continue reading

Share Nicely, Folks!

Don't Infringe on CopyrightsEverything we put on the internet is immediately accessible to folks around the world, making it all too easy to download a file and then upload it as your own. Easy? Yes. But right? No! That’s called stealing!

When you see a picture that you want to use, don’t just download it and then share it or use it as your own! Continue reading

Dear Facebook

Dear Facebook,

You are very unfair to businesses. In my 8 years of being a Facebook user I have seen business page posts go from being shown to most of their logged in followers to being shown to only about 2% – 6%.

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Life is for Living, and Facebook is for Sharing

Does FB cost you too much time? Do you skim your entire news feed in case someone you genuinely care about made an important or entertaining post? When you’ve been forced to be offline for awhile, trying to catch up can be overwhelming. Do you then try to think of each ‘vital’ friend so you can go to their wall to see what they’ve been saying?


LIFE is for LIVING, and FB is just for SHARING life. And FB makes it easy for us to keep up while we’re busy living life. Continue reading

Continuing Ed Is Vital — Stay Current!

To stay viable in the workforce, regardless of your career, you need to stay current!

DiplomaEducation doesn’t end when you graduate from high school. For those who go on to college, it doesn’t end with your associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree, or even a doctoral degree. Quite simply, it doesn’t end. Ever.

Why? Well, if nothing else, Continue reading

Honest Representation in Pictures

How do you represent what it is you’re selling? How do you explain it? Every business sells something. Even service professionals sell; they sell services. Here’s a quick list of some of the variety of ‘sales’ from my own experience in life:

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