The Written Word

By |July 22nd, 2015|

We live our lives word by word – to build our relationships, to convey our points of view, to comfort our loved ones, and to impact society. In essence, I believe the need for words

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Corporate Intellectual Property

By |July 10th, 2015|

Corporate intellectual property (items such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and trade dress) along with unique business processes, goodwill, corporate reputation and external/internal brand image perception are all common intangible assets in today’s marketplace.

The

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Pillars of Successful Leadership

By |June 30th, 2015|

In my recent interview with Hugh Ballou, a 40+ year conductor of orchestras and choirs who shares his knowledge and experience as a Transformational Leadership Strategist explained five important principles that if initially understood and

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Financials: The Language of Business

By |June 24th, 2015|

Being in business isn’t easy. No matter how good a businessperson you are, you will be faced with many problems and crises. Customer dissatisfaction, sales slowdowns, and cost overruns may occur. In today’s business climate,

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Using Improv to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

By |June 22nd, 2015|

Years ago when I was starting to learn the art of public speaking and realized it’s a skill that you have to work on at every level, I took an Improv class which helped me

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Are we Ready for Tesla?

By |June 11th, 2015|

Who’s leading the charge in Northern Nevada to get ready for Tesla?
I, along with many others are wondering just exactly how were going to be prepared for the effect of Tesla and the many other

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Levels of Success Bring New Challenges

By |June 4th, 2015|

Every Level of Success Brings New Challenges
Whether starting or growing an existing business, every time you think you have something figured out, you often learn rather quickly that you don’t. As entrepreneurs we are pretty

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Nevada Economic Development Conference

By |May 22nd, 2015|

I really enjoyed attending the first day of this conference. With so many break-out sessions to choose from, I attended Win/Win Partnerships Part 1 & 2; Made In Nevada Manufacturing Success Case Studies and GOED’s

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The Business of Art

By |May 15th, 2015|

I have assisted many artists move from total creative to business owner. And while for some, it seems as if we are trying to shove them into a box, for others it makes total sense

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Volunteering

By |May 11th, 2015|

Volunteers – An Asset to the Nonprofit
There are so many ways volunteers can help a nonprofit and clearly, most nonprofits are extremely dependent on the generosity (contributions of time, energy and resources) they receive from

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