First Day

Well today is my first day at a new job…for the first time in a decade I am not doing what I have done on a Monday.  I am a little in limbo…learning the new office environment, trying to figure out what I need to be doing, and where things are around here. I have…

Social Media – Join the Conversation!

Imagine yourself walking into a massive dinner party with more people than you have ever seen, some you know and some you don’t, all enjoying themselves, talking, telling stories and sharing information.  Amazingly you can hear what everyone is saying at the same time.  You hear some people talking about their hobbies, some talk about…

NALS Professional Development Conference

As many of you know I work as the communications manager for NALS…the association for legal professionals.  Last week we hosted our Professional Development & Education Conference in Tulsa.  For most people the conference started on Thursday or Friday and went through Saturday night.  For me it started Monday morning.  I was challenged with facilitating…

My First Think Tank

Well in a little less than two weeks I will host my first meeting with a selected group that will be taking an in-depth look at the association that I work for.  I was able to hand-pick a group of stakeholders that make up each of the many levels of our association.  I tried my…

Blessing & A Curse

So at 4 p.m. today I get a call from a client needing some time-consuming work done and they need it by Monday afternoon.  The downside of doing freelance work.  You never know when you are going to have a project present itself and you have to be willing to get the job done when…

Websites Done Easy!

I know this is an odd post from someone offering website design as a service, but there are things that you need to hire a designer for and things you do not so I want to help you make the decision before you spend money you don’t need to. Here are some easy to use…