Friday Favorites 3.18.16

TTG SMM (1)Happy March Madness Friday! Are your brackets as messed up as mine are?? I bet they are…it’s getting harder and harder to predict the upsets.

I love this time of year…beautiful weather, spring flowers and college basketball on 4 television channels!

I dug up some pretty interesting stuff this week…hope you enjoy.  There won’t be a Friday Favorites post next week because I am on Spring Break.  I hope you have a great spring break as well.

A 5 year, 5 minute plan…I have time for that.

I love a great quote.

Have you thought about your personal brand?

Don’t buy that standing desk just yet.

We should be single-tasking…say what?

I finally broke down and bought fantastical2 for my mac and iPhone…it’s pricey but the best calendar I’ve ever used!

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Friday Favorites 1.29.16

It’s Friday and the weather (here in NWA) is going to be amazing! Sunshine in the middle of AT.com Blog graphicwinter…just what the doctor ordered for everyone…soak up that vitamin D, friends. Here are a few items I found this week to be interesting enough to share with you. Enjoy!

It Only took 57 years…but Barbie has arrived.

I love this lyrical genius…watch the video for a little creative inspiration.

Your personal brand…set it on fire.

5 big changes in social media this year.

Bravo to Mark Zuckerberg for embracing (and sharing) fatherhood.

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Photo via Mashable

 

Friday Fab Four 10.2.15

FallFridayFabFourHappy first Friday in October! I hope you had a productive and fun week…if you are not having fun, you are doing something wrong. Here are the best articles I read this week.

  1. The Paradoxical, Pressure Filled Quest to Build a Personal Brand~Ann Friedman {good points in this article about your brand}
  2. The Importance of Donald Trump~Frank Rich {I’m not a fan…but this article is interesting}
  3. The Mason Jar, Reborn~Ariana Kelly {I love a drink in a mason jar}
  4. Everyone You Know Will be able to Rate You on the Terrifying “Yelp for People”~Caitlin Dewey {i think this app is going to be bad news}

 

Friday Fab Four

IMG_6128Happy Friday, friends! I hope you had a fun and productive week…I certainly did.  I read so many great articles this week, it was tough to pick only 4…but here you go!

1. One Company’s New Minimum Wage: $70,000 a year–Patricia Cohen {What a bold move, I hope it pays off for the CEO ten fold}

2. The Messy Business of Reinventing Happiness-Austin Carr {long article but so fascinating to learn about Disney’s long, difficult process to create their magic bands}

3. Where the Hotel is the Experience–Hither & Thither {last week I posted the Fast Company article she mentions…I want to go to Vietnam…like yesterday}

4. 7 Reasons You Should Care About Your Personal Branding–Jeremy Goldman {So important, I am helping clients now enhance their personal brand}

Friday Fab Four

IMG_5432Happy Friday the 13th! I read a ton of great articles this week but picked the four most interesting just for you!

1. The 29 Most Common Social Media Rules –Kevan Lee {Really good list of rules}

2. 10 Reasons Why Your Personal Brand Sucks–Steve Tobak {Don’t take yourself too seriously}

3. Harried Parents embracing Uber to Move Kids Around Town–Brigid Schulte/Lori Aratani {interesting}

4. ‘Dream Boards” How one PR Exec Lands Big-Name Brands–Hilary Burns {I love a dream board and love that her team meets around their dream boards}

Friday Fab Four

IMG_5432Happy Friday! The sun is shining and hopefully winter is gone for good.  We spring forward this weekend so I feel like that’s a good sign that Spring is on its way.  Here’s your fab four!

1. 10 Things You Can do to Improve Your Personal Brand Online–Lauren Ridgway {Or you can hire me to do it for you!}

2. What Meditation Isn’t–Louise Jensen {I’m trying to meditate more in 2015 and I liked the truth in this article}

3. Your Emails are Silently Enraging your Co-Workers–Travis Bradberry {yep!}

4. When Your Punctuation Says it All (!)–Jessica Bennett {I’ve been known to ‘affectively lengthen’ a word or twoooooooo}

Friday Fab Four

image001The days are getting shorter and the weather is getting cooler! Happy Fall Friday, enjoy these four articles hand picked just for you.

1. What You Should do Before Downloading iOS 8–Samantha Murphy Kelly (Who’s getting a new iPhone?)

2. How to Spot a Bad Boss Before You Accept the Job Offer–Lisa Quast (Good things to keep in mind)

3. 7 Rules That Keep My Life Simple–Leo Babauta (I really like a few of these rules)

4. Personal Branding: 3 Easy Steps to Advance Your Career–William Arruda