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Protect Your Brand: Easy Hands-On Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation

by Gail Z. Martin I’ve talked about the networking value of recommendations on LinkedIn.  Gathering online recommendations via LinkedIn is also a way to solidify your online branding and actively manage your reputation.  Don’t be shy about asking former co-workers, … Continue reading

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What Story are You Living?

by Valerie R. Sheppard One of my Lollipop Ship sisters (long and lovely story for another time) mentioned being asked this question as part of one of her transformational workshops.  I love its simultaneouslysimple yet profound nature, which I’ve experienced is often the … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Christmas Specials

By Gail Z. Martin OK, I’m a total sucker for Christmas TV specials, especially the ones I grew up with as a kid.  You know—Frosty the Snowman, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Year Without a Santa Claus, Rudolph the … Continue reading

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Beating Stress, Fatigue & Overwhelm, Now and Into the New Year

By Jana Beeman, CHHP, CHT, AADP While many office workers get a bit of a break over the holidays (not all, of course, as there is year-end to take care of), those of us with businesses of our own are … Continue reading

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Collaboration and Gratitude

By Gail Z. Martin When you’re adding to your gratitude journal, don’t forget to include all those with whom you collaborate.  Think about collaboration in the broadest sense.  Who enables you to carry on your life as you know it?  … Continue reading

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Your Gratitude Log

By Gail Z. Martin Well, it’s November, and Thanksgiving is on everyone’s minds.  But as nice as Turkey Day is (and a shout out to all my Canadian friends who had theirs in October), gratitude is not just for Thanksgiving.  … Continue reading

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STOP TARGETING MASS MEDIA (AND WHERE YOU CAN FOCUS INSTEAD)

By Gail Z. Martin Every business owner dreams of seeing his or her press release on the front page of The New York Times. But did you ever stop to realize that as ego-gratifying as an above-the-fold placement in a … Continue reading

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Go Where Your Customers are Already Getting Their News

By Gail Z. Martin If you haven’t already surveyed your best customers to see what they are reading, watching and listening to, now is the time!  Online survey tools are easy to use and inexpensive. If you use Constant Contact … Continue reading

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The Millionaire Woman Club Interview

Our very own Gail Z. Martin spoke last week at The Millionaire Woman Club in Edmonton. Here is the video link from her interview with founder Debra Kasowski: http://youtu.be/D6dxs7enSDU

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