Empathy is The Key to
Creating a Compelling Brand

Now more than ever, we are bombarded by messages: an overflowing inbox, texts, Facebook ads, blog posts, podcasts and more. There is a never-ending assault on our attention and more content available then we could ever consume in a hundred lifetimes. Consumers are tuning out and are more jaded by brands touting their wares than ever before. So how do you stand out? How do you ensure that the people who are meant to work with and buy from you will find you? Read More

How to Create a Successful Blog
Part Five: It’s OK to Stop Blogging (Seriously!)

We’re coming to the end of a five-part series on how to build a successful blog. So far, we’ve discussed several things, including how to define what having a “successful blog” actually means to you. How to come up with a structure for your blog. How to drive more traffic to your blog. And more. And now, for the final installment of this series, I have some unexpected advice for you. I want you to know… It’s OK to stop blogging. Read More

How to Create a Successful Blog
Part Four: Get More Traffic

If you’ve followed along with parts one, two, and three of this series, then things are rolling for your blog and it’s time to build your audience. There are so many different ways to drive traffic to your blog and get more people reading your work. Here are 12 steps you can take. Read More

How to Create a Successful Blog
Part Three: Serve Your People

Blogging is a lot like giving a performance onstage. You get up there. You deliver your best material. And then, you want to see the audience react. You want to feel like you’re serving your audience—inspiring them, delighting them, and holding their attention, not boring them! But in order to serve your audience, first, you need to understand what they want and need. How can you figure this out? It’s not actually that difficult. Read More

The Time for Being “Politically
Correct” is Over

I’ve had many women come to me in the last year or two and ask me how I’m comfortable using my business platform to talk about politics. “Aren’t you worried about losing potential clients?” they ask, “What if you offend someone?” I usually answer with a question of my own: “How can I not talk about politics today?” Read More