i’m all atwitter

Twitter.  Some people get it, some people don’t.  I highly recommend that you “get it”.  Your personal / professional reputation may be resting on it. Continue reading


i am a cmp, and proud of it!

For those of you who were thinking about taking the July exam, but just didn’t quite get around to signing up for it, I want to tell you – go ahead and register for the next available CMP exam.

I’ve had a few months to live as a CMP, and I gotta tell ya, every time I hand out a business card with those letters on it, or send out an email with my full signature attached, I get a thrill. Continue reading

tell me what you want

I’m really asking.  I’ve been writing this blog for over a year, and I’ve never asked!

What would you like to know more about?

What subject matter can I research and write about?

What topics do you care about?

Saving money?  Negotiating better contracts?  Working smarter not harder?

Do you need inspiration?  Motivation?  Or just knowledge?

Tell me.

hey, i know you!

Brand name talent.  Ugh.  And, aahhh.  There’s nothing like working with a professional speaker/singer/entertainer, is there?

They’re a pain in the backside, and they’re a blessing.  They know exactly what they’re supposed to do, and they usually do it exceedingly well.  But they can be SO high maintenance, SO expensive, and SO intimidating!  Are they worth the trouble?

Yes.* Continue reading