Reading List Inspired by A Digital Marketing Millennial

I typically over prepare for questions I might get asked on webinars or talks I’m giving. But I was recently part of a panel at an event hosted by the San Diego American Marketing Association where I was asked a question about what books I’ve read that have had the most influence on my professional… Read More

Life Advice: The Impact Of Extending An Invitation

Sometimes we take things for granted. We can make assumptions. But you may not realize the impact a simple, direct invitation can have. I remember when I was competing with my dance partner, the signal to come together was an “invitation” from the man to take up our frame together. I always appreciated that because… Read More

A Metaphor for Millennials On Flying Blind Through Life in General

Conditions change every day. The stock market goes up and down; the weather shines and storms. What matters is what we do when that storm comes. Challenge yourself  to re-frame your thinking about the “storms” in your life. Challenge yourself to think differently. Here are two quotes I really like around this concept: “Listen, there’s… Read More

Advice for Millennials On Choosing Gratitude And Your Teammates

I skimmed over this quote once on Instagram but it has really stuck with me: “You become like the 5 people you spend the most time with” This picture is from a year ago. This is when Searchmetrics began to regain its foothold in the US, bolstering the team with more SEO Consultants. As I… Read More

Life Advice: There’s Always A Price, Dearie.

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” – Henry David Thoreau Anything that costs you your peace is too expensive. Now, some things we cannot change, but we can make the best use of what is in our immediate influence, and take the rest as it happens. The choice… Read More

Inspirational Quotes for the Modern Millennial

People who are successful use failure as a way to learn quickly and adapt. “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel “Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something… Read More

Advice for the Modern Millennial: Protect Your Own Well

Today, looking through Feedly, my eyes flashed across these words from Seth Godin’s blog: “The single most important part of any project is the battery, the source of energy, the optimism and effort that turns the long shot into the sure thing, one day at a time.” And, especially if you’re that battery, taking this… Read More

You never know who you might be inspiring

I happen to really like quotes. Particularly of the inspiring kind 🙂 Anyway, I’ve had this one tapped up to my desk for a few months now: “Make your life a model of what can happen if you take chances, think big, and go for your dreams. You never know who you might be inspiring”… Read More

It’s going to be OK. But first, you have to Spartan up!

If it’s both terrifying and amazing then you should definitely pursue it. – Erada Nothing but 8.5 miles of incredibly uneven terrain, hills that silently wear away your calve muscles, and pools of shockingly cold mud and your own faith in your abilities. The Spartan Sacramento Super this weekend tested everyone’s endurance. I ended up… Read More

The Modern Millennial Perspective on the 2016 Election Results

“The remedy of all blunders, the cure of blindness, the cure of crime, is love…” Ralph Waldo Emmerson A Black Swan Event It’s the day after Election Day. I couldn’t not post today with the unexpected turn of events; Donald Trump is elected the 45th President of the United States of America. This is quite… Read More