Friday Favorites 8.19.16

AT BLOG GRAPHICHello, Friday Friends! I hope you had a good week.  This was my first empty nest week and well…I’m not ready to talk about that yet. ?

I am very excited to start teaching Destination Marketing next week at the University of Arkansas on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Being on campus in the Fall….that is definitely one of my favorite things!

Now, on to the good stuff:

Ways to optimize your computer for productivity…I really need some of these tools!

☞ Need to boost your creativity outside the office? Work from a coffee shop. 

☞ Have you ever thought about utilizing a co-working space?

Marketing Pros share their best advice for entrepreneurs. 

☞ They had me at Ikea!

And…I’m still not ready to talk about it…but here’s a picture right before we left Spencer at Lyon College.  (sigh)




Friday Favorites 4.8.16 Blog graphicSpring has sprung, friends! Isn’t it a (achoo) beautiful time of year? I don’t mind the allergies because the tulips are just so pretty.

It’s been a great week…busy and productive AND I launched a website refresh for my business, The Twiggs Group.  I’m so happy to have it launched and finishe….who am I kidding, a website is never finished.

Here are the good things I found this week:

Great list of free stock photography sites.

Practice Being Your Future Self.

12 Powerful Habits from Ultra-Successful Peeps

Friends Forever Takes Work

I enjoyed watching the Connecticut Women’s Basketball team win their 4th consecutive National Championship…best program in the history of women’s basketball and Breanna Stewart is the best of all time.


Photo Credit: The Oregonian

Friday Favorites 4.1.16

Happy April Fools! I’m back from the Dominican Republic and no fooling…I want to move there TTG SMM (1)and live on the beach.  What a beautiful place! I will definitely be returning the next time I head out on a beach vacay.

The week after a vacation is always crazy busy and this week was exactly that for me…but I still managed to find some really cool stuff just for you.

I’m always wondering how to pronounce fancy French stuff!

5 Books to get your creative juices flowing.

Fun ways to track your travels…I love #4

Buy coffee for the car behind you…it’ll be good for you.

We gotta stop doing these 12 bad habits! I do at least half of these.

I’m excited to join Susannah Conway on her April Love project! Want to join me? I’m going to use Evernote (of course) to keep track of my days.


Friday Favorites~01.22.16 Blog graphicWow, this Friday snuck up on me a bit…you too? It’s been a great week but we’ve had two threats of snow…and no snow.  I’m ready for a little bit of snow and maybe one school day.

I saw the Broadway play, Kinky Boots, in Fayetteville Wednesday night and it was SO good…I recommend you scurrying to buy tickets before it leaves town.

There were a lot of interesting articles and tidbits this week…hope you enjoy my favorites. Have a great weekend and take time to focus on YOU.


Great promotion for Waffle House

Tips for Becoming a ‘Morning Person’ 

Those times when you need a Gif

Books, Podcasts, TedTalks…Oh My!

The question you’ll ask yourself after seeing The Revenant (**spoiler alert**)

Welcome to Friday Favorites Blog graphicHappy Friday, friends! It’s a new year which means time for a change!
This space has always been reserved for my Friday Fab Four but I’m changing it up in 2016…welcome to “Friday Favorites.”
Every Friday, I will still bring you great articles that I’ve read PLUS other ‘favorite’ items I find. Hope you enjoy!

Is Email Making a Comeback in 2016? 

☞ How to Get Sh*t Done!

☞ Eat Like Tom Brady

Jerry Seinfeld + the President

“Serve the Whole Child” IMG_8331



Friday Fab Four

Friday Fab FourHello Friends! Another Friday has arrived, therefore it is time for me to choose the best four articles I read this week to share with you! Enjoy and have a great weekend.

1. How to Create the Most Productive Office Space~Kathleen Hale {cluttered space…cluttered minds}

2. 8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8am~Benjamin Hardy {such a great reminder of what’s important}

3. 8 Extraordinary Social Media Facts about Lebron James~Jason Parks {Interesting…he has serious influence}

4. What Marketers and Designers Can Teach Each Other~Russ Perry {this is so good…lucky that I work with a great designer!}

Friday Fab Four

IMG_5432Today is a very special Friday…he’s back!! Enjoy these four articles, I will be busy binge watching House of Cards.

1. How the Mayor of Pittsburgh Hired the Most Diverse Staff in the City’s History–Debra Smit {Nice job Pittsburgh!}

2. How a Great Company Culture helps with Customer Loyalty–Jabob Shriar {it’s all connected!}

3. Use the 52-17 Rule to Maximize Productivity–Denis Lelic {sitting is the new smoking}

4. Meet the Tweet-Deleters–Kevin Roose {Interesting…and I almost agree with this idea}

Friday Fab Four

image001This time next week, Christmas will be over.  I love this time of year but the let down when it’s all over is immense sometimes! Luckily, I have great articles to read, like these four, to keep me occupied! Have a great day.

1. 6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day— {Email…is the problem!}

2. The Unexpected Consequences of Success–Srini Pillay {May we all need this advice in 2015}

3. The 5 Whys: A Simple Process to Understand any Problem–Courtney Seiter {Really like this process…coincidentally I used this to start my own business}

4. Which Airplane Seat You Choose Says a lot About You–Leah Ginsberg {I’m mostly aisle but a little bit window}

The Friday Fab Four

image001Four articles that I enjoyed reading this week!

1. 12 Most Basic Ways for Beginners to Rock Twitter –Becky Gaylord (T is my fav social media channel…these are great for newbies)

2. How Productive People Build Their Habits–Jacob Shriar

3. Receiving the 12 Gifts of Problems–Leadership Freak (surprising, but actually quite true)

4.Mark Twain’s Top 9 Tips for Leading a Kick-Ass Life–Henrik Edberg (Love his quotes)