Graphic Design Portfolio–My Latest Work

Graphic Design Portfolio–Here’s a snapshot of some of my latest work.

Every week, I plan on doing a little show ‘n tell time. This weekly feature will display some of my latest work and explain the process of creativity.

Last month, I had the privilege of working on a book » Read more..


What’s In a Name?


“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” We all know that that famous quote by William Shakespeare applies to Juliet in Romeo and Juliet.

But do you know it’s a crucial question to ask about your business?

What is » Read more..


8 Ways to Keep Inspired in Your Business


Is the fireworks still going off for you in your business?

What if that “fire in your belly” goes out in your business? What if you lose your passion and you find it hard to keep going?

Here’s some suggestions to help you get that fire back!

1) Assess if » Read more..


Believing in YOU—Essential to Your Branding Success

Treasure in hand

What makes or breaks your success? What one false belief could derail your future? What mindset could kill your dreams?

A lack of self confidence. A lack of believing what you have to offer has value. Not believing in YOU!

Not long ago, I sat down with a potential client » Read more..


Don’t Kill Success with Perfectionism


Perfectionism. It’s what stops aspiring entrepreneurs in their tracks. It’s sad. I see it time and time again where a great idea is born, but the bearer of that idea won’t put it forth because it has to be “perfect.”

Your brand is like a game. If you want to » Read more..


To Create a Successful Brand Be Unique!


It’s the night before Thanksgiving, and I’m sending my husband to the store for some last-minute items. Now thankfully he won’t need to purchase much. Only fresh ingredients for the salad I’m making tomorrow for the big feast.

But normally, if I send him with a long list, he gets » Read more..


Want a Successful Brand? Be Bold!


So confession time. For many years I suffered with low-self esteem and extreme shyness. I believed that I didn’t matter, that there was no value in what I had to offer. As a consequence, I was too timid. I was not bold enough. And that has cost me dearly.

Now » Read more..


Do You Love What You Do?

dog during a hurdle jump

Let me ask you a question. When Sunday night comes and you think about the work week ahead, what is your response: 1) dread or 2) excitement?

If you answered dread, then I suggest to you that your work and your passions are not aligned.

Why is that important? Don’t » Read more..


Investing in Yourself–You Are Worth It!


“Because you’re worth It.” Remember that old L’Oreal commercial for hair color? If you’re over 40 like me, you might recall. It starred Meredith Baxter-Birney and in it she demonstrates vividly that choosing premium hair color is worth the extra cost.

You also are worth it. As a business owner, » Read more..


Momentum—A Necessary Ingredient for Branding Success


We all know (or should know) the scientific definition of inertia. Basically, a body at rest stays at rest.

This tendency to remain unchanged does nothing for our businesses! We encounter resistance to change and our sales stagnate. Not a good situation.

So what can be done?

Gain momentum!

Momentum » Read more..