• Read Books of 2020

    Valentina reading one of the books from her 2020 list.

    Transform Your Stories: Overcome Your Toxic Stories, Become a Courageous and Confident Leader, and Impact the World By Ashley Cox. I learned from this book that cultural things I have heard and certain fear related stories I have been telling myself have lead me to have insecurities. I have recently said no to several projects because it wasn’t a “right fit” but maybe perhaps, it is time to answer the questions and journal ideas provided in each chapter and say “yes”! Really loved those examples and journal prompts to dig deeper into these areas for improvement. The Joy of Missing Out:…

  • Featured in Bucs@Work with Dr Allen Gorman Department Chair from ETSU Department of Management and Marketing and senior, Caelan Peterson

    Featured in Bucs@Work

    Great talk with Dr Allen Gorman Department Chair from ETSU Department of Management and Marketing and senior, Caelan Peterson for Bucs@Work and I answered these questions: What books/articles/resources would you recommend to students who are interested in social media marketing?…

  • Spark Women: Embracing the Chaos and Branding Ideas

    Replay: Spark Women: Embracing the Chaos and Branding Ideas

    Here is the link to the replay — https://www.dropbox.com/s/jscs1jk4h1j5mfj/GMT20200610-120127_Spark-Wome_640x360.mov?dl=0 Book mentioned in this replay is Known: The Handbook for Building and Unleashing Your Personal Brand in the Digital Age by Mark Schaefer. Also mention is the workbook. Let me know…

  • 8 things learned in 8 years of business

    8 things learned in 8 years of business

    First off, I’ve learned more than 8 things but here are my top 8: Sending a hand-written card: thank you, birthday, congratulations goes a long way, it will separate you from others and make you memorable (if done right). Cultivate…

  • One of my favorite books from 2019, Marketing Rebellion. Photo Credit Laura Beth Davidson Photography.

    Read Books of 2019 that YOU should also read

    This blog post is dedicated to Jess that asked me for this earlier this year. These are all the books I have read related to Business, Marketing, and Self-Help: Marketing Rebellion by Mark Schaefer – Complete game changer for Marketers and…

  • Won KOSBE Award for Marketing Excellence

    KOSBE Award for Marketing Excellence

    From KOSBE Facebook Page: “Today, the Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) is pleased to announce the winners of the 25th Anniversary KOSBEs in each of the following categories: -Manufacturing Business Excellence – GSM Filtration–Marketing Business Excellence…