Let’s Talk Image this Holiday

During the holiday’s many people think Santa is running the show. Yet for those in the trenches, it’s the worker elf that does it all, don’t you know. I’m here to help keep those worker elves from getting coal in their Christmas stocking. Be careful so you don’t regret posting any pictures that could be […]

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Image – It Can’t Be Everything

My son shows me his newest, coolest, Lego truck.  “But it’s more than a truck, Dad”, he says.  “It’s a boat, and has jets on the back end so it can fly.”  A child’s imagination has unlimited possibilities.  Yet, as an adult, my perceived expectations are met, so all I see is a truck. Image […]

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Your Image While Networking

I am a people watcher. This started at an early age when my family would go out shopping and Dad and I would stand in the mall looking at people passing by while my mother and sister shopped. Standing on the rail looking down, Dad would make a comment, “Look at that lady”, or “See […]

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Being Yourself

Wisdom from a Cartoon I yam what I yam and that’s all that I yam, I’m Popeye the Sailor man (toot, toot)! Popeye knew exactly who he was. He was not trying to change his image, but instead he was looking to be with people who accepted his character flaws. You can spend hours each […]

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Tuesday the Day of Action

Making Things Happen Starts on Tuesday, Not Monday. Tuesday is really the first productive work day of the week, since Mondays are used for organizing and planning the week. Therefore, Tuesday is the first real work day.  You will notice a change in a person’s  attitude on Tuesdays. They are committed to working and getting things […]

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Working with Local Businesses

I love working with community leaders and helping to develop a strong brand for any organization.  This week, I will be addressing the Antioch Chamber of Commerce on “How to Enhance Your Brand Through Your Image”. I’m looking forward to meeting new business leaders getting up at the exhilarating time of 5:00 am. Yes, exhilarating. […]

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I Want To Help Your Library

The Illinois politician’s keep cutting the library resources and I feel compelled to help the libraries. I would like to offer Chicago Area Libraries  a free class on How Your Image Communicates to Customers and Staff. This 30-minute presentation intertwines visual art with educational information. As an entertainer who works with libraries, I feel a […]

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Opportunities Are All Around Us

How we look at opportunity A shoe manufacturer decides that they are going to sell shoes in Africa and he sends out a veteran salesman to scout the region.  Within days, the veteran salesman contacts the home offices. Discouraged, he notifies his manager that this is a bust and he is returning.  Back at the […]

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Monday’s, Starting off a New Work Week

Monday’s are the breakfasts that fuel the week. Did you feed your mind this Monday morning? Did you get yourself a good cup of hot coffee, read a spiritual passage, belly up to the breakfast table for a hot meal or did you instantly look for dome and gloom this Monday morning. You know what […]

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