cherylcran


We are post US election and there is a new American President, Donald Trump - as of this writing there are millions of people overjoyed at his election and there are millions that are saddened and afraid.

This post is for those having a hard time accepting their new leader.

The entire election has...


paulkeckley


The election results are in and Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. His appeal to “Make America Great Again” resonated across the heartland sparking an unprecedented political upset that surprised even the most astute prognosticators and pundits.

When he takes...



They're a dream part-time job.

Kristina Ellis, author of Confessions of a Scholarship Winner, wants high school students (and college students as well) to think about applying for scholarships as the best paying part-time job they’ll ever have.

If you put the time and effort in to...


Marketing as a profession hit a low point about 25 years ago. Mesmerizing, elegant marketing programs had become a thing of the past. Gone were the glory days of the Mad Men advertising and marketing programs. Corporate America had settled into a habitual marketing view of using the same tried...


mariamurnane


When I first signed with a literary agent several years ago, she told me to read as much as I could because it would improve my own writing. I never forgot that advice, and while I have always loved to read, after that I began to read with a different eye.

I enjoy a variety of genres and always...


travisbradberry


Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness”—that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, and even bliss.

Still, happiness can be a bit hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you...


michaelhyatt


Do you ever get uneasy—or even afraid—when you’re close to achieving something big in your life? I do. In our recent relaunch of Platform University, for instance, we started with fewer responses than I anticipated.

I began estimating the results for the entire campaign...


Whether you are a startup, a well-established company, in the B2B space or trying to accelerate ecommerce in a B2C environment, there are some basic marketing fundamentals you can’t ignore. These are the three main marketing pillars that drive marketing strategy: Awareness, Preference and...


Several months ago I received an email from an author named S.J. (That is a purposefully androgynous pen name.) S.J. was doing a blog tour to help promote the launch of his/her first novel and wanted to know if I would consider letting him/her do a guest post on my personal website.

mariamurnane


I’d...


It’s going to happen. On your conquest through life, others are going to lie about you, stab you in the back, confuse your motives, and misinterpret your intentions.

They are going to over react, blame you, say mean things about you — to everyone around you.  They’re going...