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You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know: The Little Things

When it comes to the little things in life, most everyday issues come down to one thing: miscommunication. That, and assumptions (or, not communicating). Read all about the importance of recognizing that you don’t know what you don’t know and what you can do about it.

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3 Ways a Brand Strategist Can Help You Attract the Right Clients

Attracting the right clients takes planning, consideration, intention, and a clear understanding of what you do, who you help, and why. Here are a few ways working with a brand strategist can help you attract the right clients and gain greater clarity, confidence, and direction in your work.

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Educate, Don’t Manipulate. It’s Time for Businesses to Ditch Fear and Encourage Education in 2018.

Educate, don’t manipulate. It’s time for businesses to drop dated fear-based tactics and stop encouraging lack mentality. In 2018, knowledge is power for businesses and consumers.

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6 Signs It’s Time for a New Website

There are a number of signs it’s time for a new website. Here are a few of the most common signs it’s time to hire a web designer/developer for an update.

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Are You Getting in the Way of Your Brand?

Today’s post is all about finding balance in your branding and the possibilities that arise when you clear the way between your services and your clients.

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You Can’t Give What You Don’t Have

Whatever the missing piece is for you – you cannot give it if you don’t have it and you certainly won’t get it if you don’t value it yourself.


What Connect Us

There’s so much stock put in what makes us all “unique” and “different,” but there’s just as much that we all have in common. Learn how our stories can bring us together.


In Life and Work, You’re Not the Only One

In life, work, and business, remember you’re not alone in your experiences and challenges. Whatever you’re facing, you’re not the first and won’t be the last.

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Finding Balance in Conversation

Have you ever been in a conversation that seemed one-sided? Find out what you can do and how you can support others in creating more balanced conversations.