This Phrase can Change How you Work
Do you ever feel like you’re just not accomplishing anything, despite creating countless to-do lists, holding meetings and ending your work day feeling burnt out? My first contributing piece for Heart Behind Hustle shares a secret that I learned years ago that helps me clear my to-do list fast and efficiently.
Why Having a Side Hustle is Good for Your Career and Good for Your Soul
As a contributing writer for That Working Girl, an inspiring blog focusing on encouraging young working women, this first piece I authored discusses why having a "side hustle" can be so satisfying on both a personal and professional level.
5 Free Ways to Improve Your Marketing Efforts Today
Marketing can be an expensive and complicated effort for any business to tackle, but it doesn’t have to be. Marketing efforts often takes a back seat on the priority totem pole due to increasingly tight budgets...click to continue reading.
"Paws for Love" Fundraiser to Benefit Forever Paws
As co-founders of dailydogblog.org, Melissa Cusson and myself, both New Bedford natives, are always looking for ways to educate dog owners and support our local animal welfare efforts...click to continue reading.
Group Ranks Most and Least Pet-Friendly States
Every 5 years, the American Veterinary Medical Association conducts a pet ownership survey throughout the U.S. The findings, published in their U.S. Pet Ownership Demographics Sourcebook, detail which states have the largest number of pet owners and which have the least...click to continue reading.
Employee Credited with Lifesaving Action at Gym
Manny Braga Jr. a 60-year-old fitness fan might not be here today if not for Craig Leonardo. Mr. Braga who suffered cardiac arrest on Sept. 21 while working out at Healthtrax the Southcoast Wellness Center's fitness club was kept alive by the quick reaction of Mr. Leonardo...click to continue reading.
Don't Get Tangled in Marketing Metrics
When measuring the impact of marketing campaigns, many chief marketing officers (CMOs) are in a Dickensian struggle: It's the best -- and worst -- of times due to the proliferation of digital marketing tactics and the vast amount of available customer and marketing performance data...click to continue reading.
awards and distinctions
American Red Cross Real Hero Award
I had the honor of being named a "Real Hero" by the American Red Cross in 2006, in recognition of my fundraising efforts which aided the ASPCA following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
7 Great Minds Insurance Minds in Social Media
I had the distinction of being named one of 7 great minds in insurance social media by a well-respected insurance industry blog. This award was given to me during my time as a Marketing Director for an insurance agency.
Rough Notes Magazine Marketing Agency of the Month Award
While working at the Marketing Director for an insurance agency, my work earned us the distinction of being named the country's Marketing Agency of the Month. Our agency was featured on the cover and in a 4-page spread of the magazine.