What the heart wants

February 6, 2019

I am sure that this has happened to you with yarn, and maybe (whether you are a spinner or not) maybe this has happened to you with a fleece. You are minding your own business, living the cheery life of a textile artist, surrounded with all the yarn (and maybe fiber) that you could ever want (or more) and one day, there it is. Yarn, or fleece or fiber or…


Why Partnerships Are Your Secret Weapon to Building Referrals

November 15, 2018

Why Partnerships Are Your Secret Weapon to Building Referrals written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Generating referrals is the key to securing your business’s long-term success, and it can feel like a pretty massive undertaking. One way to lighten the load and help you to create a more sustainable stream of referrals is to build partnerships. Why go it alone when you could instead join forces…


Freezing Your Eggs Doesn’t Always Work Out

October 8, 2018

Every so often, I receive an application from a woman who wants private coaching who is torn: invest into finding lasting love or freeze her eggs to potentially have children. If she has a finite amount of money, as most of us do, it’s often an either/or. I’m aware of the potential conflict of interest in giving advice in this situation, but my opinion has never wavered: the best thing…


#TechThursday Social Media and Online Reputation Management for Hotels

August 26, 2018

Happy #TechThursday fans and a very Happy Thanksgiving holiday to our American friends! The holiday season is upon us but that doesn’t mean that social media or reputation management news has slowed down one bit. Enjoy this weekly digest of the best digital marketing resources that will help you stay on top of the trends. Everything you wanted to know about user engagement with travel content in one report Twitter…


Hydration and diet are key to staying safe while working in summer heat

August 12, 2018

-Written by Erik Sargent The dog days of summer are officially upon us, as the weather is at season highs around most regions of the country. The rising temperatures affect all of us in one way or another, but they particularly affect people who work labor-related jobs, particularly those spent exerting energy outdoors. Working in the elements provides a whole new list of challenges for workers, and brings an important…


Joy-Anna Duggar Opens Up About Difficult Labor: ‘Having a C-Section Is My Greatest Fear’

July 30, 2018

Joy-Anna (Duggar) Forsyth faced a difficult moment when she found out she needed to have an emergency C-section. “As we get closer to the birth I think there’s a lot of emotions, somewhat nervous. A little scared,” Joy-Anna says in PEOPLE’s exclusive sneak peek at the next season of Counting On. Although she had initially planned on having a home birth, after being in labor for more than 20 hours,…


Heads Up #14 – Trust people or policies?

July 27, 2018

This is episode #14 of Heads Up!, a weekly podcast summarizing research, writing and retweets that I think communicators should pay attention to. And if you’re already subscribed to ICology, you don’t need to change a thing. Here are the stories shared this week: How Amazon Aligns Employee Experience and Business Results http://icolo.gy/2pr3i40 Startup leaders think their culture is better than it is http://icolo.gy/2pIHAZm It’s time for leaders to toss…


Is it Safe to Lose Weight through Crash Dieting?

July 19, 2018

This is a guest post by: Shawn Clark who has a bachelor’s degree in health administration from the University of Houston. By profession, he is a Health and Fitness Advisor. For the past five years, he provided nutrition counseling, fitness training and health advice all over Phoenix, Arizona. He specializes in Men’s Sexual Health, colon health, dietary supplements, weight loss, etc. His articles are well-researched and published on several websites….


I’m So Tired Of Old White Men Telling Me What To Do With My Body

July 6, 2018

Twenty20 / @findingkp Today, Justice Anthony Kennedy, 81, announced his plans to retire from the Supreme Court in a letter to Trump. His retirement will be effective July 31st. And women and those who actually care about women around the United States all just yelled a collective, “FUCK!!!!!!!” A woman on the street just yelled “SHIT!!!” then looked up from her phone and said “that wasn’t directed at you. It’s…