A New Adventure

You know those “night before the first day of school” jitters? Yup, that was me last night. A little bit nervous, but excited, and couldn’t wait for morning to come. With new office supplies and my first day outfit laid out, I was ready to go. Why was that, you might ask? Well… Today I started on a new adventure. I’m proud to be an official part of the Olark team today, working on Customer Communications with this awesome team. Making happier customers is my greatest passion, and working with the team at Olark, we’re dedicated to doing just that! After […]

I don’t run like a Nike commercial

That’s pretty much how I describe my running skills. A few years back, I got peer pressured into a work running team, and here I am now – 4 (!!) half marathons under my belt, and having spent more money than I would have thought possible on running shoes.   While my running style is definitely Phoebe over Rachel, I’m having a blast. If you’re new to running, here are a few of my favourite run tips:

Duct Tape Selling

I’m a big fan of John Jantsch, and his work with Duct Tape Marketing. For those unfamiliar, John’s an expert marketing consultant, working with businesses around the work to help them grow. Sound familiar? Yup, that’s definitely right up my alley! That’s why I’m excited to share some news with you – I’m featured in John’s latest book: Duct Tape Selling: Think Like a Marketer, Sell Like a Superstar. You’ll find me in Chapter 9: Become an Authority. I share my story, and really my whole philosophy – it’s about helping your customers, sharing valuable content, and being a trusted […]

It’s the little things

A friend and I got to talking the other day about things we do to make life better – to keep improving, and to be happy. In only a couple of minutes, I had quite a few of those little things I’ve learned about myself that just make my life happier: – Surround myself with amazing people. They say that you’re the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with, and I definitely agree with that. Have people in your life that you trust, can learn from, and have fun with. Life is too short to not […]

What I’ve been up to

Well, it’s been awhile, hasn’t it? I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since I’ve moved to the west coast (evidently, I’ve been keeping busy! :) ) Now that I’m settled in, here’s a few of the posts I’ve been doing at Kashoo. Check ’em out! Switching From Cash Basis to Accrual Basis Accounting on LinkedIn Pulse How to Quit Your Day Job and Go Your Own Way on the Kashoo blog 5 Tips for Small Business Financial Health, one more on the Kashoo blog