Is Thinking BIG About Your Business or Career Like Bragging?


It’s common knowledge that many people have issues with boastful people. We have a bias against those who seem “full of themselves” and constantly let everyone know how wonderful they are.  If the person happens to be a woman, there is even more of a negative reaction to her lack of humility. If you follow… Read More.

Tell a Good Story to Pitch Yourself and Your Business


Everyone loves a good story, but how many of us are good at telling good stories? For the most part, I think we create exciting and stimulating stories about our personal lives. We certainly have a tremendous amount of material to serve as our database. We love to tell stories about our girlfriends, spouses or… Read More.

Holiday Networking: Offer the Gift of Connection

‘Tis the season to be jolly! It’s also the season for socializing. We are invited to many holiday events; some for business and some just to have fun and share some holiday cheer. The point is that we are meeting and greeting more people this time of year than any other. It’s a great networking… Read More.

Ice Cream Melts and Three Other Marketing Tips for Summer

This week’s guest post is by Jamie Eslinger, a friend, colleague and fantastic marketing coach. Jamie “Sling” Eslinger loves to make consumer brands shine.  As the founder of MarketingTiara she also coaches entrepreneurs and marketing mavens to be brilliant. We all have experience chasing ice cream around the top of the cone before it falls… Read More.