Insights For Impact

Tips for a better life, a better business, and a few things that just make you go…hmm!

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I Want To Inspire You To Do The Things That Inspire You.

At my core I am a teacher.  I believe that you must “Pick Yourself” to become the change you wish to see in the world.  I use my voice, my energy, my platforms to empower, and encourage you to that end.

Marketing is my profession, working with youth is my passion

The one thing I enjoy most is working with children.  Jesus said “Let the children come to me, forbid them not, for such is The Kingdom of Heaven”.  You never know how a simple act of kindness, or what an encouraging word will do to inspire one of these little ones to tap into their greatness.

How To Find Good Ideas

How To Find Good Ideas

If you start the search the odds are excellent you’ll find good ideas.  Finding is reserved for those that search.  Good ideas are not reserved for those that hope, for those that wish, nor for those that complain but for those that search. If you seek you will find a...

Nobody Said It’d Be Easy

Nobody Said It’d Be Easy

Doing important work, standing out, and standing up are never easy to do.  Be happy when you encounter hard times as they produce endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope.  And, we are all hoping for something better...aren't we?

How Much Does a Vote Cost?

Sandwiches at the local store are on sale for $5.  If I'm only thinking about the sandwich then it's easy $5 gets me one sandwich.  Except when I start to think about how many calories, or how much sodium I'm getting for that $5 then it's not such an easy decision. So...

Think different.

Think different.

The worlds best brands, be they corporate or personal, have this one thing in common...they think different. I was inspired to create this video after listening to Karen Hamilton encourage students to tap into their creative genius as they participate in a project to...

Why You Should Use Your Words Wisely

A leaders job is to make change.  It's to connect with people.  It's to interact with folks so that they become better, and stronger.  Like the government did for the Six Million Dollar Man - "We made him better, stronger, faster." https://youtu.be/MowMg8muMfA  ...

Marketing: Who’s Got The Power

Marketing: Who’s Got The Power

Often overlooked in marketing decisions (especially by smaller brands) is the aspect of who's got the power. Think about marketing messages from Allstate Insurance.  What it doesn't say is pay us lots of money, for years and years and perhaps we'll decide to give you...

Why Marketing Is Confusing

Why Marketing Is Confusing

Marketing is confusing because there's two kinds. There's the kind you hate. The popups (I especially hate these), spam (these 2), private data tracking, interruptions, price gauging, overhyped and under-designed type that far too many people specialize in. And then...

Do Hard Things

Do Hard Things

Human nature is to avoid hard things even when doing something as simple as ridding a bicycle. While casual ridders gravitate toward cushy gel based saddles, pros ride saddles with zero padding over thousands of miles. Why?  Because professional riders know that bike...