Confessions of a New Blogger – Part II

  As promised, I am going to give you Part II – Confessions of a New Blogger.  I will give you a list of the four secrets I use to get my writing done along with a short powerful story as to why I write.  I write for many reasons… this short story is just one of […]

Confessions of a New Blogger – Part I

Where do all these words come from? So, I am 21-months into creative writing, content writing for my very first blog: The Bitchy Business Briefs.  What a great title!  I write about BUSINESS. LIFE LESSONS. SMARTY-ASS QUOTES. COCKTAILS ON FRIDAY. INFLUENCERS. Today, it just occurred to me, that just because I’ve been journaling over 20+ […]

The Customer Focus: Two Types

In other words, what’s your prospect’s FOCUS? Let’s face it before they are your customer… they are your prospect.  From sales pitches to marriage proposals, much of life depends on persuading people to take action. Researchers at Columbia Business School’s Motivation Science Center say people decide based on their primary FOCUS. There are basically [2] types […]

Networking, Gnats, and Bananas

What do gnats & bananas have in common with networking?   Let’s wrap up this awesome week and kick into gear…  because we aim to make some awesome shit happen in our lives, in our businesses, and with our families.   Most of you know I am pretty transparent and I don’t like to sugar-coat […]

Soul or Power?

  I refuse to slow down this week!   That’s what I told myself as I begin to write this post. My time-frame to do projects always feels like a pressure cooker.  I don’t have the luxury to dial down these projects, writing deadlines, business development I do with my company #TheZapataGroup and produce magical […]

Do You Talk To Yourself? What do you say?

  Do you talk to yourself?  Of course you do!  I talk to myself…Everybody does!   We are always having conversations in our head… Have you ever found yourself talking (in your head) at a business meeting? Does this mean we are crazy? Ready for the funny farm?  By the way, where the hell is the funny farm? […]

How To Stop Procrastinating and Get More Shit Done… Seriously

TICK…TICK…TICK!  Did you know there are 168 hours in a week?   No more…No less. We all get the same amount of weekly hours.  So why is it that some people can get way more shit done and others can barely produce or pump out kick ass results with their time? What do YOU accomplish in 168 hours? I […]

4 Smart Ways To Be A Lucky Charm

  Would you like to know 4 smart ways to be a Lucky Charm for your clients, relationships, and community? Today’s blog post will bring you some kick-ass value!   Most of us are familiar with the cereal brand  Lucky Charms.  Their tagline is: “They’re magically delicious.”  Can you believe this stick and stay tagline was […]