Saying no is not a sign of weakness

I used to be a yes girl. I’d say yes to everything. Volunteering on a committee? Check. Coffee meetings to pick my brain? Check. Travel to your side of town for a meeting even though it inconvenienced me? Check. Every work opportunity whether paid or unpaid?...

Sharing your story

People often tell me that my life is an open book. It’s not, but I can see why they might say that. I’m fairly unfiltered with what I talk about publicly, but at the same time, I definitely have limits. While I’m really happy to share stories of my...

Facebook isn’t a strategy

I often have people call me to ask if I can help them with Facebook. The simple answer is yes, but then I ask why they want to use Facebook. Usually, the response is “everyone else is doing it so I feel like we should too”. Er, no. Wrong answer. Let me be...