Three Steps to Conquer Procrastination

by Rebecca Barnes-Hogg Meriam-Webster defines procrastination as “to put off intentionally and habitually.” Most of us suffer from this affliction. I confess that I procrastinated before writing this blog. Why do we procrastinate? The three most popular reasons we habitually postpone tasks are: We lack clearly defined intentions, making it difficult to know where to[…]

5 Things to Remember when Recruiting

by Rebecca Barnes-Hogg We are now a couple of weeks into the new year and most of those shiny New Year’s resolutions have been trampled in the dust. You may even have an occasional pang of guilt about discarding your resolution so quickly. You might take comfort in knowing that statistics prove resolutions never work.[…]

Think You’re Not Good Enough—Here’s Why

Welcome Guest Expert Summer Turner! An experienced teacher and trainer, Summer Turner combines brain science, psychology, creativity and spirituality to help introverted businesswomen create meaningful success from inside their comfort zone. Visit her website to learn more about how Summer helps introverted womanpreneurs who want a life and business of Ease and Flow in spiritual, personal, and[…]

What’s Your Word?

Happy New Year! Many people view the beginning of a new year as a time for resolutions about things they want to start, stop or change. Because we tend to think in terms of 12-month time periods, the start of a new year seems to be the perfect time for resolutions like these. However, it’s[…]

Remember Your Vision During the Holidays

Recently, I was rushing to get ready for an event and noticed my vision was blurry and unclear. I thought one of my contacts still needed to settle properly on my eye and eventually it would find its way to the right fit. I got dressed, did my hair and makeup, and hoped that my[…]

3 Things You Can Learn About Recruiting at the Beach

I went to the beach this weekend. For those of you who had to deal with snow, I’m sorry. While I was relaxing and enjoying the sound of the waves and gulls, a young girl about two years old and her father arrived and began playing catch. The father would lightly toss the ball into[…]

Recruit Like Prince Charming

Cinderella is a well-known story, with one of the most popular versions told by the Brothers Grimm in the folk tale collection, Grimms’ Fairy Tales. In the story, Cinderella loses her shoe at a ball when she runs away from the Prince. The next day, the Prince searches the kingdom to find the maiden who[…]

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It’s Time for Your Annual Checkup

  Going to the doctor is just one of those things you have to do to stay healthy. Most of us dread this annual visit, and while a commentary on what’s wrong with our health care system is outside the purpose of this blog, I am going to use it as a case study to[…]

Hurricanes, Power Outages, Flooding, Oh My!

  Let’s talk gratitude. Having survived Hurricane Matthew with minimal damage, gratitude is top of mind. Before, during, and after the hurricane, I watched people come together to help prepare, weather the storm, cleanup after, and deal with the widespread power outages. Watching our small community pull together to help each was beautiful to see.[…]

Hiring is Like a Fine Dining Experience

If you have ever been to a high end restaurant for a special occasion, you have certain expectations based solely on the restaurant’s price, menu, and location. Those expectations usually include quality, value, service, atmosphere, and the overall experience. I had the pleasure of dining at a wonderful restaurant where the entire evening, from the[…]

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