What is a millennial?
We’ve been using the term millennial to describe young adults for nearly ten years now, but can you define a millennial? This is the challenge we looked at on Saturday at the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia’s Stewardship Conference. I was asked to speak on communicating your mission to a younger audience. Of course, I took […]
Six Public Speaking Tips I Learned at Speaker Camp
I’m sure it’s of no surprise that up to a third of the population have public speaking anxiety. This shy introvert (I know, a double whammy) made a 2015 resolution to overcome her fears. I know all the theory, but needed some critical feedback on how I can do better. So on Saturday I pretended […]
Who Controls Our Motivation?
“Along the way, we’ve come to believe that external motivation is the key to our success. That we need to be part of a degree program or a sales contest or have a boss looking over our shoulder to do our best work, to push us. Of course, we were taught this by the marketers, […]
So you want to be a Social Media Manager
I know I post a lot referencing Hootsuite, but so much of their content is on topic. Plus, as an Ambassador I get sent blog posts and Slideshares. Very convenient for when I’m in the middle of a semester, like now. Recently I’ve been asked by a few people how to start a career as […]
Hootsuite University – Six Months Later
In 2016 Hootsuite replaced the Hootsuite University certification with the Hootsuite Platform Certificate. One of the most popular pages on here is the post announcing my Hootsuite University certification. Understandably people want to check it before pulling out their credit card. I know I did. Was Hootsuite University Worth It? The short answer is yes. […]
Have you ever experienced an event disaster?
You know those events when it’s really a case of Murphy’s Law? Whatever can go wrong will go wrong. It’s a total event disaster. Recently I had my first. I’ve had some major mess ups during events, all the allocated seating mixed up for a very high profile speaker comes to mind. But none where […]