Dare to #BeDifferent

It’s that time of year when everyone is busy prepping for Christmas while also gearing up for a new year that is filled with: New dreams New hopes New goals New strategies New plans New prayers And even though many of us long for the New Year to bring us more victories than obstacles, in the back of our minds we silently ask ourselves, “Will this truly be a year of new experiences and good things?” We long for a year where we see God working in some miraculous ways. We long for a year where we experience the highs of living a life that matters, one that makes a difference and one that allows us to live into our strengths, skills and talents. Here’s the good news: I believe this is possible. But, it will require … [Read more...]

How To Overcome The “Fear of Missing Out.”

Does the “Fear Of Missing Out” get the best of you? Do you easily get off track when a bright, new, shiny object comes your way? New opportunity? New course? New coach? New city? New Home? New job? New business partnership? These things are not bad, but when God has given you something specific to focus on and something specific to give your time to, then yes, these things are just “things” that will distract you and keep you from completing the task that God has already given you. Today, let’s look at Noah. God told him to build a boat, a big boat, because a flood was coming, something that Noah had never experienced before or really, even understood. God spoke and gave him a very specific assignment; an assignment that was not easy. … [Read more...]

Do You Know What “Kind” of Social Media Manager You Need?

I recently came across an institution that is looking to hire a “Social Media Expert.” Here are the qualifications they are looking for: Expert knowledge in analytics, social media advertising, and best practices. Ability to produce regular reports to keep management informed of online presence. Keep track and update all social media platforms, which include more than 275 total. Ability to teach and lead best practices to employees. Create and establish procedures for social media. Create, establish and manage an online content calendar. Stay up-to-date on social media trends and changes. Fully understand social media analytics and in turn, be able to decipher what’s working and what’s not working online. … [Read more...]

When You Don’t Know What To Do…

Maybe this morning you woke up with more questions than answers. And if you're honest with yourself, you just don't know what to do. The questions are overwhelming. The lack of direction is wearing you out. And you're finding yourself burdened by it all. You’re at a complete loss because this has never been you. You were the girl who knew her dreams and how she wanted her life to look. You were the girl that everyone looked up to. You were the girl that everyone said had a bright future ahead of her. You were the girl that had complete faith that God would do some BIG things in her life. And yet, here you are questioning everything. Life has been hard. Your dreams have been shattered. And your life looks so “ordinary” compared to the … [Read more...]

Leading With Clarity

Being an entrepreneur can be tough. There are so MANY things that need to be accomplished. Things like: Creating an appealing but yet, informative website Finding clients Building your list Creating products and services Setting up and monitoring your social media presence These are just a few of the many tasks we find in front of us on a daily basis. But if there is one thing I’ve learned through this journey is that one of the most important things you can do is create a clear message that others can relate to. Your message matters and it’s the one thing that will set you apart from what everyone else is doing in your niche. Earlier this year, I attended Leadercast, which is hosted yearly by Chick-fil-A. The session … [Read more...]