Discipline or Rhythm?

I recently began graduate school, attending classes on Friday and Saturday every other weekend. Now, I wish I could say that I had the time to focus solely on my studies, but in today’s world (and in mine in particular right now), this isn’t possible. So, I’m learning about how to manage the ebb and.. read more →

Wake Up Call – Does Your Brand Say What It Should?

Last week I attended the IMEX America Conference (www.imexamerica.com) in Las Vegas, which is one of the largest Meetings, Events and Incentive industry conferences in North America.  There were over 8,000 attendees present looking to make important business connections, meet new potential suppliers, network with one another and/or to take part in educational sessions.  The.. read more →

Remarkable! – Step into Greatness!

I just popped onto the blog of my former employee, Donna Queza, and her new company, Donna and Nailah (http://donnaandnailah.com) and I loved what I saw!  Their fresh approach to life, their energy and  positive nature (plus their skills) impressed and inspired me.  The most recent blog spoke of their attendance at a conference about.. read more →

Working with your Competition – Not Against Them

Let’s play a little word association game. What are the first words that come to your mind when I say “competitors?” You might be thinking things like: threat, challenge, defensive… We’ve been trained to look at our hospitality industry competition as a bad thing. These are the people who steal our potential clients and take.. read more →