5 Tips to Promote Your Business

Promote Your Business Without Social Media

Promote Your Business With Less Social Media Back in the day, businesses thrived without social media. Yes, before Facebook and YouTube, people were selling and buying. I attended many Chamber of Commerce events, advertised in local magazines, hosted trade shows, and more. Resourcefulness was the “name of the game.” But are those days gone?   […]

Monetize Momentum Instead of Ideas

Monetize Momentum Instead of Ideas

Monetize Momentum Instead of Ideas They have the knowledge, experience, and great ideas. It makes sense to build an online business. But a year or two later, they’re doubting themselves and wondering if they’ll ever generate enough revenue to justify their long work hours. It’s not an isolated case it’s common. Too many entrepreneurs experience […]

Online Success with One Action: Hire a Business Strategy Coach

Online Success with One Action--Hire a Strategy Coach

Audio Version [audio_player style=”1″ url=”https%3A%2F%2Fmarisashadrick.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2021%2F03%2FRedo_everyone-needs-a-coach.mp3″] Everyone needs a Business Strategy Coach. Within your business, it’s difficult to self-assess to find areas of deficiency that need development. That’s why you need a business strategy coach. Bloggers, speakers, and service-based entrepreneurs often delay acquiring a business coach. They think a professional coach is for well-established brands with […]

Everyone is an Influencer: Why You Should Release Your Influential Power

Everyone is an Influencer: Why You Should Release Your Influential Power

WE NEED MORE INFLUENCERS When I was in High School, my parents were in the middle of a stressful divorce during the holiday season. No tree, no gifts, no family. At sixteen, I was devastated.  During that time, my English teacher asked us to write a paper that shared what Christmas meant to us. So […]

How To Start Over Without Being Tethered to the Past

How to Start Fresh Without Begin Tethered to the past!

🔼 Sharing on social media appreciated! 🔼 Audio Version [audio_player style=”1″ url=”https%3A%2F%2Fmarisashadrick.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2021%2F01%2F010821-Blog-Post.mp3″]   Sometimes, We Need to Start Over Who would have thought mask fashion would become a thing in 2020?  Camouflage, Disney, skeletons, sparkles, sports, etc.  Oh, and let’s not forget, fabric, disposable, cone, or gaiters. Thank you, Amazon, and Etsy! If we’re not careful, placing elastic […]

How to Recover from Burnout

Have you ever had a car stall?  Or maybe a tire blow out? Putt, putt, putt, and then dead stop. As a youth, I drove many relics. I experienced the pain of having an overheated engine, dead battery or running out of gas.  You feel vulnerable, inconvenienced, and stupid at times (gas issues are preventable).  […]

How Human Needs Lead to Success or Failure

Do we understand human behavior? Perhaps a better question is, “Do we understand our behavior?” We have six basic human needs, but we can’t meet them adequately without self-awareness. Without honest reflection, we won’t manage our emotions, find fulfillment, or reach our God-given potential. Yes, we are unique, but we share inner drivers that help […]

Strength During Trials and Tragedy

The Message of Strength and Resilience Amid Tragedy Continues We held on to faith as we faced a global pandemic, unstable economy, and social distancing. Then, another tragedy. A brutal murder was broadcast over social media and the news. What happened over Memorial Day weekend left our nation in shock and socially divided. My eighty-five-year-old […]

How to Have Hard Conversations During Stressful Times

Have you ever had one of those tough and complicated days? You get an email from someone, and it’s full of stress. Major stress. Someone’s not happy. The tension gets transferred to you with each sentence you read. When it’s a relative, you can’t ignore them, but you secretly dread opening another email or text. […]

Rebranding Wasn’t Easy, But I Had a Virtual Hero

Paid ministry comes and goes. After decades of ministry work, I didn’t want to return to a traditional corporate job. I had a firm belief that work shouldn’t compromise your health, values, or dreams. But dreams are lost in today’s overwhelmed 9 to 5 culture. Did you know I used to sell physical products–botanically-based cosmetics. […]