Janice Lawrence-Clarke – Bringing a New Product to the Right Clients, Summer Series Interview

Janice Lawrence-Clarke

Janice Lawrence-Clarke - Bringing a New Product to the Right Clients, Summer Series Interview Once a week during July and August, I am featuring one of the interviews from my book,  Tales of People Who Get It, and post it on the blog so that you may learn from some of the interviewees, as well as introduce the interviewees to a new audience. This week, I feature Janice Lawrence-Clarke, who reminds us that our products and services must align to the right customers and clients. Learn how she successfully repositioned her services. Related:  Living an Authentic Life – Gabriel Draven, Summer Series Interviews Leading Women toward … [Read more...]

Advice to Writers from Top Writers

Advice to Writers from Top Writers Although the Creative Writing course that I took as a part of my informal liberal arts education was not what I expected, there were several pieces of advice that I found useful. After listening to the first session, I abandoned the course, but my instincts kept on telling me to return to it so I listened. Taking courses as a part of my informal learning has stretched my beliefs regarding what a course is supposed to be. The creative writing course consists of videos and audios of top authors and poets distilling their wisdom into segments of eight to eighteen minutes. If you took the Creative Writing … [Read more...]

The Personal Library of Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg

The Personal Library of Carl Sandburg When it comes to reading books, quality always trumps quantity because the right books have the capacity to shape your mind and thinking. I have often wondered why people become successful, what books do they read that influence their thinking and perhaps catapult them to success? A few weeks ago while conducting research on the personal libraries of successful people, I discovered legacy libraries. I was very happy with my discovery because I wanted to do a series on the topic for this blog. I started off the series a few weeks ago with Theodore Roosevelt’s library. The intent of the series is to read … [Read more...]

Bill Walsh at Summer Networking Bash

Bill Walsh at Summer Networking Bash

Bill Walsh at Summer Networking Bash Recently, Jennifer Beale hosted her 12th Annual Summer Networking Bash, which showcased a few speakers. One of the workshops I attended, Bill Walsh, America’s Small Business expert shared some valuable tips and advice for entrepreneurs to help them become more successful. 90 percent of success comes from marketing. Who is best in class in your niche? If they can do it, so can you. Sponsor an event and speak. Run ads on Facebook. Determine who your ideal customer is. Focus – follow one course until you attain success. If you chase money you will remain broke so create value. Start … [Read more...]

Claire Hoy – Recovering From Bankruptcy, Summer Series Interviews

Once a week during July and August, I am featuring one of the interviews from my book,  Tales of People Who Get It, and post it on the blog so that you may learn from some of the interviewees, as well as introduce the interviewees to a new audience. This week, I feature Claire Hoy, who reminds us that bad things can happen to anyone. Claire Hoy was a public figure, and after a big high in his career had to declare bankruptcy. A satirical magazine had a field day with Claire Hoy's experience. Related:  Living an Authentic Life – Gabriel Draven, Summer Series Interviews Leading Women toward Self-Sufficiency, Anthea Rossouw – Summer Interview … [Read more...]