Kathy’s Read of the Month–January 2016

Are You Fully Charged? The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work & Life by Tom Rath Are You Fully Charged is one of my all-time favorite books. The message resonates with me personally and parallels several goals I am challenging myself with recently. The book focuses on three key changes … Continue reading

How to keep things Merry, Bright and Safe during the Holidays!

Most companies enjoy celebrations at the end of the year. They can vary from low key office parties to extravagant celebrations at hotels or restaurants. However your organization chooses to celebrate the season and the year’s accomplishments, there are several things to keep in mind if serving … Continue reading

Get Organized and Set Goals Now for 2016!

Congratulations! You’ve made it through another busy and successful year. Chances are you’ve spent so much time merchandising, ordering, selling, planning events and satisfying customers you haven’t had too much time to think about strategizing for the New Year. Now that the holidays are over and the … Continue reading

Kathy’s Read of the Month–December 2015

The Go-Giver by Bob Burg & John David Mann This classic best-seller brings to life the old proverb “give and you shall receive.” The Go-Giver explains how to focus from getting to giving. When you put others’ interests first, you are continually adding value to their lives, ultimately leading … Continue reading

Twelve Days ‘Til Christmas – Event Suggestion

The countdown is on! The holiday season is upon us, and with the hustle and bustle of the season it’s easy to forget to take the steps necessary to make your store stand out from the rest. To help drive traffic to your store and encourage repeat visits, … Continue reading

Importance of Small Business Security and How to Protect Yourself

Studies show small businesses are more likely to get cyber-attacked due to their inability to afford the types of security that large companies employ. One in five small business are victims of security attacks each year, and 60% end up going out of business within six months of the attack. So what … Continue reading