It’s always the right time to live life from a place of gratitude. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, today I reflect on what it means to be thankful as an entrepreneur.
Thankful for my employees. I ‘m so thankful for my employees… for their dedication to Information Experts in good times and difficult times, for their belief in me as a ...READ MORE »
At last week’s Cadre event (http://www.cadredc.com/), I had the opportunity to hear best selling author Mike Michalowicz (http://mikemichalowicz.com/) speak about his theory of Colossal Entrepreneurship, which is the basis of his book, “The Pumpkin Plan.” Just when I think I have finally mastered the whole entrepreneurship mindset, a new perspective comes along that makes me re-think my whole approach.
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So I was on the phone with a close friend today who is another woman business owner. We discovered that we have a common connection. Here is how the conversation went:
Me: “I can’t believe we both know him! I think he’s amazing. Don’t you? So kind! And incredibly successful.”
Friend: “True…he is very kind and successful. But Marissa, you do know he ...READ MORE »
In my meeting today with my customers at Defense Logistics Agency, one of the Directors asked me, “Marissa, how is Information Experts preparing for sequestration?” The question caught me off guard, but fortunately, I’ve attended so many events to learn about sequestration strategies that I was quick on my feet to answer.
Here are the eight strategies we’ve implemented to prepare ...READ MORE »
Last month, I attended the quarterly Chief Learning Officers (CLO) breakfast led by CLO Media (www.clomedia.com). The panel and discussion centered around the changes occurring in the workforce, and the convergence of education, skills, and work. As someone who has a Master’s Degree in Instructional Systems Design/Curriculum Development, and as CEO of a company (www.informationexperts.com) that provides education ...READ MORE »
Hello faithful readers!! So sorry for the unintended hiatus. The last two months have been a whirlwind (not that this is a valid excuse for not writing…). The government buying season, back-to-school events for my middle-schooler and high-schooler, my 45th birthday, customer meetings, and a bunch of learning & connecting events kept me on quite the merry-go-round.
In addition, Information Experts ...READ MORE »