Building Fans Instead of Followers with Kopal Goel

Why you should focus on building fans instead of followers on social media? According to a survey by Sprout Social, Inc., 55% of consumers learn about new products, services, and brands on social media. Regardless of what stage you’re at in your business, you can be discovered on social media by building brand awareness. But…

3 business lessons from a homecoming dance

Would you like to dance? As a mom, I accept the fact that my children believe I know absolutely nothing. It’s one of those truths that hit you like a mortal combat finisher move. It hurts but there is time to come back from it if you hit the right buttons. ☺️ My daughters went…

Why Women Thrive, Survive or Crash in Virtual Communities

Consistency and conversation are the two magic words.   Let me start this off by saying that I didn’t intend to create a community. I started out just wanting to share my story in a book. I didn’t start out want to do an anthology or a podcast. Oh, and this little introvert had absolutely…

Kierra Alderman Speaks out About Women Being Locked out of Leadership

“You hit like a girl!” “You run like a girl!”   Statements like these rang out through playgrounds and schools throughout the world. There was inferiority that was attached to being a girl or a woman. That cloud would follow women into the boardroom, the classroom and even into the church. We are seeing small…

The Principles of KWANZAA are Crucial to your Speaking Business!

Learning and implementing should always be key elements in your strategy for success in any industry. No gimmicks…no cheat sheet and no easy way through it. So when one of my team members mentioned that today was the first day of KWANZAA I made a confession and a commitment. Confession: I have never celebrated KWANZAA…