How content management makes for a successful acting performance

Authenticity is king. So how does acting = content management? I’m a trained stage actor who’s been in over 20 productions. I’m also a writer who’s been putting pen to paper and keystroke to screen for over 30 years. Are the two related? You bet. Critical to the success of both an actor or a… Read more »

The Most Popular Toys of Holidays Past and Present

Do you remember your favorite holiday present from childhood? The center of many playdates, mine was hands down the Fisher-Price Dream Dollhouse. Others may recall taking their Star Wars figurines along on family car rides, caring for their Cabbage Patch, or the nostalgic startup sound of their first Nintendo. What is it about certain toys… Read more »

10 Reasons Why Direct Mail’s Not Dead Yet

In the irreverent, cult classic movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail, there’s a scene in which a mortician pushes a cart filled with people who have died from the Black Plague. As he shouts, “Bring out your dead,” another man emerges from his home with an old man slung over his shoulder. When he… Read more »

Getting back on track when you can’t seem to focus

Hacks from a mom and productive procrastinator “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” That’s a quote from author/entrepreneur Jim Rohn, but that’s not where it originated for me.  As a new mom, I too, get to be a kid again. So where did I get that insightful piece of advice? From… Read more »

Social Media for Small Business 101

Managing social media accounts for your small business can be hard, especially when you’ve never done it before. Small business owners often have a hard time getting started in creating an account or maintaining one that has previously been established. Luckily, for all the small business owners out there who need a little extra helping… Read more »