Here’s a round up of five of my favorite books to get you through this next week in quarantine.
Don’t wait until things “go back to normal” to think about your career growth. If you spent time and energy thinking about your career before the pandemic hit, now is not the time to press pause. Here are a few simple things you can do (from home) to make sure you’re future proofing your personal brand, even if you’re just trying to get through another day.
Whether you’re trying to keep your business afloat, or you’re scrambling to find a new job or side hustle, it’s important now more than ever that you stay focused on your brand so that you can clearly communicate what sets you apart.
Taking the time to define your brand benefits is key to your future success. I share some tips to help you define your unique brand benefits in this post.
When you’re building a brand you need to start with your brand essence. I share some actionable tips to help you get started in today’s post.
During a disruptive event like the coronavirus it can be difficult to balance immediate, needs-based marketing to your customers versus the longer-term proposition of growing your brand. When faced with a crisis, it is important to balance timely communications and relevant marketing with your regularly planned brand programs. I’ve been getting a lot of questions from business owners wanting to know what appropriate marketing … Read More Managing Your Brand in a Crisis – Here’s What to Start, Stop, and Continue
In honor of Friday and the end of the traditional work week, I’m taking a break from my focus on crisis planning and turning to a related but lighter topic, our human need for “normalcy.” I’m in no way an expert on human behavior but I have some helpful tips for you today based on my own experiences. I’ve seen a lot of change … Read More The importance of self-care, routine, and creativity in times of uncertainty
Now more than ever it is critical that you take the time to plan for the unexpected in your business. I share some tips to help you get started in today’s post.
An expert’s guide to planning for crisis communications once an event has occurred. Are you one of the many business owners who wasn’t worried about a crisis communications strategy until COVID-19 came knocking? If so, don’t worry, many business owners think they’re too small, specialized, or “unknown” to need a crisis communications strategy. Until they do… Like many business owners, I’ve been glued to … Read More Is Your Crisis Communications Response Ready for COVID-19?
In this post I share a few things no one told me about being a new entrepreneur, along with a few strategies I use to manage the overwhelm. Last Spring, I officially transitioned from my corporate job to life as an entrepreneur. A friend recently asked me if my “new life” was what I expected. My answer was yes, and no. I work … Read More