By Sylvia Luneau The warm weather has ushered in the second quarter of 2021, and summer is on the horizon.  This is a great time to review goals and create a new business plan.  If we are able to focus on what is working and spotlight...

By Hunter Laine I hate to admit how much my things mean to me -- I know that they shouldn’t. I know that I should strive to place less value on material things, but sometimes it’s hard! For me, it’s not so much labels or the...

When you Google, “one-page business plan template”, the internet is more than ready to come to your aid with a multitude of options to help develop and execute a fast and focused business plan. In fact, there are some amazing resources here. However, if you...

Engagement in online and digital libraries has gone up this year unlike any other. It’s almost as if people have more time on their hands to read or something? If you haven’t yet jumped on the digital library bandwagon, now’s the time and from the...

This year, let’s try something new. Let’s reimagine the gift-giving process in a way that creates meaningful presents (maybe even presence?), that will ultimately leave a deep impression far longer than a new sweater. ...

Four Ideas to Consider By Sylvia Luneau Just as we are ever growing and changing as a nation, so are our expectations and goals, both personally and professionally. If you are a manager looking toward employee reviews in the world of 2020 or in Q1 of 2021,...

If you’ve been anywhere near social media lately, you’ve seen about a hundred jokes about how we should just fast forward through the rest of 2020. Honestly, most of the time I completely agree. I hope that a decade from now we’ll all look back...

Ways to Stay Engaged in This New Normal By Hunter Laine Virtual Volunteering. Add that to the rapidly growing list of phrases that meant nothing to me this time last year, but have become a part of my daily vocabulary. It goes right up there with 'Social...

How do we stay connected and say thank you to those important people in our business world during a pandemic? What is a safe and healthy way to stay connected and keep everyone’s comfort level and spirits high?...

While chatting with a particularly thoughtful friend recently, I got this doozy of a question: “What do you think you’ll remember most from 2020?”. At first, I almost felt exasperated. “Um, well, the pandemic…?” It felt obvious, why even ask? But is that true? Or,...