Tag: growth

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9 Steps to Writing a Creative Proposal

This post originally was written for Decoded.com in July of 2014, but has been republished on my blog as they’ve changed the website’s structue.   As a first time business owner, writing a proposal for acquiring clients was a brand new concept to me. In college, I was taught how to write a public relations campaign, but not a proposal. (A skill I never … Read More 9 Steps to Writing a Creative Proposal

5 Steps to A Better Work Environment

I’ve had the pleasure of working for a few companies before starting my own, and each one has taught me something valuable about business and how public relations work hand in hand. The best lesson I’ve learned to date is simply to be honest. Brutally honest. 

My name is Lauren, and I’m a Coffee Snob.

And with good reason. Here’s the deal. Everyone has their own version of ‘good coffee’. Mine just happens to be better.   Phase 1: The Beans Did you know there are two types of coffee beans? Arabica and robusta beans vary greatly in their cultivation and growing method, quality and taste. This is why you can’t walk into a Starbucks and expect it to taste … Read More My name is Lauren, and I’m a Coffee Snob.

The Secret

“The Secret teaches us that we create our lives, with every thought every minute of every day. ” — The Secret

Do You Read Past the Headlines Anymore?

Since the dawn of the Internet (long ago when Al Gore created it), the ability to get information quickly has mesmerized us. Even when we sat there waiting for AOL to just please get past step 4… because we knew it was the gateway to step 7, with the phone line screaming through the static… we couldn’t wait to hear, “You’ve Got Mail!” If … Read More Do You Read Past the Headlines Anymore?