Category: Reflection

Can’t Win Them All: Focus is the New Black

Time and time again we are tested. If feels a little like the sound of a moral at the end of a fairy tale. Character meets challenge. Is tested. Good prevails. Maybe I have been watching way too much Once Upon A Time, but I think today’s ultimate test is Focus. Yes, I have written …

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Top 5 Tips to Transition from Enterprise to Startup

Most people know I left my BIG corporate job at Cisco to go out on my own. I am a HUGE advocate of stepping out of your comfort zone. But leaving a steady corporate job for the unknown is hard. NO DOUBT. So for those that are considering taking the leap…not necessarily just going out …

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Top 99 Reasons to go to Triangle Startup Weekend – Women: Oct. 10-12.

Learn why you can and should attend TSW-Women and facts about women in business and tech in the world and the Triangle.

The Importance of the F — Word

Find out 4 key strategies to help you FOCUS and succeed.

Digital Marketing: Why Customer Service Matters Part 2 – From Flower Seed to Local TV

My friend, Patricia has a mania for growing hollyhocks.  She had some bad luck with a packet of $4 mail order Red Halo seed. They didn’t sprout! Before you think a $4 pack of seed is small potatoes – let me remind you that gardening is THE number one leisure activity. Which makes the mail order …

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Digital Marketing: Why Customer Service Matters More than Ever These Days: Part 1

It happens.  Things go wrong. Deadlines are missed.  Projects go awry. In this case, my client’s web redesign was behind schedule.  More and more deliverables were missed. Then, sadly, the project manager on the vendor side was fired. At that moment, the vendors’ relationship with my worried client could have gone either way. Unfortunately, it …

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What’s So Special About March? Women’s History Month for One!

You probably were thinking basketball, right?  Well that happens in March too, but so does Women’s History Month. Last weekend was International Women’s Day and had I not been digging out of my inbox from being out of the country for 3 weeks I would have posted this sooner. Take a look below at some …

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Leadership 2.0 – 3 More Leadership Tips: #ThrowbackThursday Inspiration

                  Last thursday I tweeted a leadership article I posted back in 2011. #Leadership…helping to educate and inspire people to take risks #B2B – http://t.co/hR12cMQMcT #throwbackthursday— K. Melissa Kennedy (@kmelissakennedy) January 16, 2014 A lot has changed since then.  Ester Mae Marketing has taken off to unbelievable …

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2014 Crystal Ball View: My Commentary on Social Media Examiner’s 2014 Predictions

Learn 5 Essential 2014 Social Media Predictions – with my color commentary and abridged version of the Social Media Examiner’s 2014 Trend Predictions.

Top 3 Lessons Learned in 2013, and Goals of Change for 2014

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Need a Top 3 List to jump start your year-end and new year? I offer my Top 3 Lessons Learned from 2013 and Top 3 Goals for Change in 2014 from me, an entrepreneur, marketer and community advocate.

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