Meet the Experts: Business Blog
What Makes Planning Work?
“There are dreamers and there are planners; the planners make their dreams come true.” – Edwin Louis Cole I recently conducted a planning session with a Board of Directors, representing many years of experience leading organizations across multiple industries. I began the session by asking “what makes planning work?” They were quick to respond and reach … Read More
Make your database work for you. Better data management will give you more time to develop your small business or nonprofit.
by Meg Kreikemeier, owner of 488 Park Consulting It’s the beginning of the year and a great time to audit your systems and decide if you need to update them. As a small business owner or nonprofit director, ask yourself these questions. Are we gathering all the information we need to serve our customers/clients? Can … Read More
The Power of Art: How I Step Off the Grid on a Daily Basis.
by Cheryl Vargas of Studio 928 How do I take a break? I schedule a 10 minute meeting with myself, by making time for art. The moment I pick up a pen, pencil, marker, watercolor pen, a soft pastel chalk or a paint brush, my mind forgets everything that exists externally in my world. I … Read More
Supply Chain Snarls Should Encourage Us All to Shop Small
While you’re tackling your holiday shopping list, it’s important to remember that it matters where we spend our money. In order for the local shops that we love to survive, they need us to spend money with them during the holidays, now more than ever. They’re just waking up from a two-year nightmare. And for … Read More
Maintaining Self-Care as Families Return to Work & School
As more people return to the classroom and the office this fall, anxiety levels may be running high after being indoors and mostly away from others for so long this past year. While everyone tries to get back in the groove of their routines, practicing self-care with natural products that are good to your body … Read More
Movement Increases Health + Productivity
“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” – JOHN F. KENNEDY. Fitness and exercise can often be intimidating words. For today, I am going to focus on the word “movement”. Movement is possible for everyone, anywhere. What … Read More