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“Treat Yo’ Self” With Respect

January 17th, 2018

As women are embracing the “treat yo’ self” mentality more than ever before, the question emerges, what does one truly deserve? Beyond the bottles of wine and cartons of ice cream that we encourage our confidants to clinch when they’re in need of a “pick me up,” what do women actually believe they deserve in this day and age?

As Oprah “brought down the house” at the recent 75th Golden Globes, the world was captivated by the award show that boasted less than subtle support of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. While this year in media and entertainment the topic of sexual harassment has become a hot button issue due to the outing of several famous members of society, it’s no secret that these issues are seen in all industries.

These movements have engaged the world because people, women especially, can relate. Having been affected deeply by these historical cycles of abuse and disrespect, many people are pressing into the outlook of change.

So here’s to 2018, the year that women will accept what they deserve and no less, moving beyond having to make up the difference by “treating themselves” when life gets hard. When it comes to what is deserved, women can be quick to embrace frivolous things that make them feel worthier, while disregarding their inherent worth and right to respect in all forms.

But in 2018, maybe that’s beginning to change.


Event Expectations

January 3rd, 2018

When planning the party of a child, every minute is accounted for. An agenda is of the highest importance, knowing that without one­– mayhem ensues…  But at some point in every child’s life, the overly planned party becomes “unpopular” and celebrations develop into open-ended mingling with food and drinks. While most casual events don’t need a blow-by-blow schedule, a skilled host should consider that:

  1. Guests Expect a Plan

Don’t be underprepared. Have you ever visited a friend and upon arrival realized they had nothing planned? Because you were the guest, you had a level of expectation that the host would make the calls when it came to planning.

The same is true at an event. As the host of an event, it’s important to create an atmosphere that allows guests to enjoy themselves because they know the host has taken the reigns. Even if an agenda is subtle it has the ability to improve the experience of every guest.

  1. Your Guests May Not Know Each Other

It’s likely that some of your guests may be coming to an event without knowing other guests. If you know that’s the case, create a casual opportunity for guests to be placed in new conversations. Whether it’s a playful activity or something networking based, it will create opportunities for guests to talk to one another comfortably.

  1. The Unexpected Will Occur

All events will undeniably have something unexpected arise. As an event host, it’s important to confidently make decisions and move on. You can’t prepare for every “what if”, but by boldly leading the event, you will show your guests that everything is in control even in light of unforeseen occurrences.


So “Millennial” – You want to start a business? So does everyone else.

December 20th, 2017

Well maybe not everyone, but in 2017 Forbes reported that over 62% of millennials contemplated entrepreneurship. While they concluded that for the time being, that number isn’t representative of how many businesses are actually being started, it still indicates a strong interest in self-employment.

Entrepreneurship may be for you, but before your quit your job and buy that Passion Planner, only to realize the harsh reality of starting from scratch, consider ways you can work with an “entrepreneurial spirit” that doesn’t involve starting a business.

Looking for Voids to Fill:

Anyone interested in starting a business has heard many times that one of the quickest routes to success is to find a need in the market, and look for ways to fill that need. But contrary to popular belief, this concept doesn’t only apply to entrepreneurship. In any work environment or organization, you can look for voids where you can add value. The best way to find a void, is to get to know the space so well that you can’t help but fall into the hole, and then be forced to create a (potentially better) way out.

Learning to Delegate:

One of the common draws of entrepreneurship for many is the notion of being your own boss. But in reality, entrepreneurs must be pros at working with others and delegating tasks. An entrepreneur without the ability to trust and delegate only limits their own success.

 Making the Commitment:

Millennials have been coined as the ones who keep a job for a month and then quit because they’re “so entitled.” But to those who see entrepreneurship as the perfect way out of a day job, think again. If you’re unable to commit to a regular job, then what makes you think you can handle having your own business? Part of working with an entrepreneurial spirit is being able to make a solid commitment, put in the time (and a lot of it) and do things that you really don’t want to do.

So whether you take the entrepreneur plunge or not, it’s important to know that there are other ways to get a “visionary fix” without starting a business of your own. Working with an entrepreneurial mindset may be just as fulfilling as the title itself.


The Hallmark of a Rich Life

December 6th, 2017

As the Hallmark channel airs their seemingly 100th new holiday movie of the season, it can begin to cloud our view of reality. Let’s be honest, you probably won’t run into your long-lost love on a Christmas train or make a living selling hot chocolate, but what you will do is waste your life waiting for those fictional moments.

Movies, TV shows, and social media have a way of becoming the friends that never let us down; the family drama that we can be involved in without having to resolve, and the mediocre boyfriend you never have to confront to break-up with. They fill a void in our lives for constant entertainment, but they pale in comparison to real-life experiences.

Are you really experiencing anything or just getting a better ROI from your Netflix spend?

You’re sacrificing real opportunities for the comfort of your couch and a decrease in personal risk. Would you rather scroll through Twitter than talk to a person? Watch a movie about an awkward first date than go on one?

If you step back for a moment, you may realize that none of these movies or TV shows are real. In five years, you won’t remember the plot of the movie (maybe you will if it was Hallmark because they’re all the same), but you’ll wish you had actually spent time doing things instead of watching other fictional characters experience them.

Live your life. Don’t wait for a Hallmark miracle.


PR by Taylor Swift

November 22nd, 2017

In the wake of the explosive pop-culture response to Taylor Swift’s new album Reputation, the main point of discussion seems to be how different the genre of her new music is in comparison to her past endeavors. But, what about the actual content of her songs?

Although Taylor may not be the unassuming 15-year-old we once knew and loved, the themes of her songs are extremely familiar. Her references may have changed from high school classes to private islands, but the shear essence of what she sings about is closely matched to her younger years.

Many artists have tried to evolve their sound, but she is undeniably one of the most successful in the plight to change her musical style while maintaining and growing her fan base.

One of the foundations of successful public relations is to understand various stakeholders individually and communicate the same message to all of them in a way that is most meaningful and clear to each party. The messaging is unchanged, but the medium, language, and timing can drastically affect how the message is received.

Taylor has proven herself extremely capable of relaying the same themes, but in a way that draws in a new and different demographic of listeners.  Maybe we could all learn something from Taylor Swift, other than the execution of a perfect break-up.