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Managing Changes in Life and Business

A Few Observations | Life Changes

*This is a guest blog by Marian LaSalle of Agency 258, you can reach Marian at http://agency258.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/agency258/

We’re all working on our goals for our life and our business. There are times that we have to adapt and make changes. When this happens, as it always does, don’t be […]

By |August 10th, 2017|Advice, Creative, Small Business Inspiration|0 Comments

Creating videos with IKSH

*blog post written by Martha Villegas author of the blog Lifetime of Bliss. This is an original post written for IKSH. To read more from Martha go to  http://www.lifetimeofbliss.com/

Last week I attended I know Somebody Houston’s Video Voila event. I knew right away it was an event I would be attending since I make weekly […]

By |October 5th, 2016|Creative, Event, Personal Growth, Uncategorized, Videos|0 Comments

Excellence as the new perfection; 3 questions to get you there

By Kathi Cooper Laughman

Excellence has long been my objective. I was captivated by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin’s work in A Passion for Excellence. Having standards and expectations of quality are important and productive values.  There is no question in my mind that good can be the enemy of great. I have seen far too many people settle at […]

Taking time to Catch Up

By Marla Regan

I have a philosophy, “if paper started to smell, like the mystery items in the frig, we would not have paper piles!” You may see things around your office and home and say to yourself, “Oh yea, I gotta fix that or put that stuff away.”
If you are seeing these things in your office:

 the […]

IKSH Hosts Successful Mentor Match Up

Ashley Small believes in mentors and in mentoring. At a recent IKSH event, Small advised the attendees in the art of mentoring and being mentored. Small began with the suggestion to find a mentor that sees the potential in you, and reminding everyone, “Don’t be afraid to ask for help.”

Ask for help
Asking for help is usually […]

5 tips to finding your ideal client

If you walked into a room filled with 100 people, from all walks of life or all industries, would you be able to pick out the one who you wanted to work with? Who in that room would inspire you to create your best work? Can you find the people who would value you and […]

Take time to think!

There’s the bell (alarm) and you’re off! The minute your feet hit the ground, you are running!! Potty, coffee pot, coffee cup, cereal bowl, kids, shower, clothes, grab your bags and you’re out the door to another day of what you did yesterday! What did you forget? No time to stop…like the rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, […]

Do you judge a blog by it’s grammar?

Authored by Katherine Swarts

Do you judge a book by its cover? How about a business by its knowledge of grammar? Do you believe that “anything you hold out to the public in writing should be proofread…. Or else the reader won’t have much confidence in your business”?

Consider that a Facebook group called I Judge You […]

Your mission; to connect!

 

“Brands must become architects of community.” – Simon Mainwaring

 

A few weeks ago I attended an event centered around bloggers and how the community interacts with them. If you aren’t familiar with the term “bloggers”, check out http://lipstickandbrunch.com/ – a blog by local Houstonite and lifestyle expert Nicole Kestenbaum. She takes the experiences of the Houston […]

The Importance of Personal Branding

For many of us at I Know Somebody Houston our businesses are very closely related to our “selves.” We, as entrepreneurs, spend countless hours perfecting our businesses from the ground up. We learn how to use social media to our advantages, we invest in our logo’s, business cards and websites and at the end of […]

By |June 18th, 2015|Creative, Event Announcements|Comments Off on The Importance of Personal Branding