The Digital Checklist for Businesses

Written by Mary Fonvielle When was the last time you googled yourself? How about your business? The online world is full of abandoned websites and accounts, but when I read that 90% of users don’t check their Google Ad account more than once every 90 days, I explored what the cost of ignoring your online […]

Public Speaking Bootcamp: In the Moment

BY JEN OLENICZAK BROWN Public speaking. It’s a skill that can make or break your career path. If you freeze up every single time you talk and can’t express yourself clearly and authentically, you’re going to be held back. Communication is incredibly important in every single career, and public speaking is still one of the […]

Characteristics of a Survivor

Ever wonder why some people seem to bounce back from tragic or difficult times while others never seem to recover? We all know individuals who have survived life-threatening illness, loss of a loved one, financial devastation, or all of these tragedies, who continue forward positively with a continued gratitude for life. What characteristics do these […]

The Calming Powers of (Wo)Man’s Best Friend

As the famous 19thcentury American humorist Josh Billings once said, “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.” And this fact remains steadfast today. This animal has long carried the title of being “man’s best friend,” for a variety of reasons. Who would not want a “best […]

Highway of Life with SoberSis

BY JEN OLENICZAK BROWN What’s your relationship with drinking? Are you thinking about “wine o’clock,” or do you know you need a drink or two to ease your nerves at a networking event? Maybe you’ve never taken time to think about that relationship. Try it now: think about the relationship you have with alcohol. Write […]

Learn to Be Charismatic

BY JEN OLENICZAK BROWN Think of the last time you went to a show or saw a movie and you just couldn’t take your eyes off of the actor. It wasn’t because they were doing strange or weird things, and if you were asked exactly what made them so irresistible to watch, you might not […]

Do You Worry About Crime? 10 Tips for Staying Safe

If you watch the nightly news, you can’t help but be aware of crime, not just in our city, but all across the nation as well. Have so many news reports about crime made you a bit more fearful than you used to be?  If so, according to a University of Michigan study, that’s actually […]

ReDESIGNS by Ava: “Sweet Dreams …..Are Made Of This”

“As the day turns into night…keep your worries out of sight…No matter how hard the world may seem…you still deserve the sweetest dream!!!” ~ Anonymous Usually when I’m called to do an Interior Redesign or Decorating Project, it’s for a family room or great room. Bedrooms often seem to be the last room on the […]

United Way of Forsyth County – Going Far Together

Most everyone in our community has heard of the United Way of Forsyth County. Many have donated through their fundraising campaigns, and many have benefited from those resources. But, do most of us really understand how the United Way actually works to achieve successful problem-solving in our community? The United Way of Forsyth County has […]

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