2020 inspiration message on cup

Look What You Have Done in 2020!

Preparing for the New Year either professionally or personally feels very different to me this year.  Again, thinking outside the box is needed because this isn’t a “normal” year we are going into.  So how do you plan for 2021?  There are so many unknowns with the pandemic, the political changes and the turmoil the…

Keep Calm and Plan A Party

5 Steps to Start Planning an Event

Whether planning for a gathering of friends, an office party, company open house or even a wedding, many of the same rules apply.  It is good to remember to do what you love and outsource what you don’t enjoy! For me, I love the details and making the event customized and special.  I don’t enjoy…

Get in the Arena, show up, do your thing and don't be afraid ot get your ass kicked a little bit.

Have you ever been in the Arena?

If you know of Brene’ Brown, you know what the title is referring to. If you haven’t heard of her, check out her Ted Talk that affected so many people and brought the topic of shame and vulnerability to the forefront.  Along with her 20 years of experience, she is insightful, real and you feel…

Pacific Perks team at trade show

A Business Owner’s Greatest Asset

One thing I was taught when we launched Pacific Perks Coffee, LLC, was that our employees are our biggest asset and therefore, take care of them.  As a business owner starting out, taking care of your employees monetarily can seem a little scary because you want to keep the lights on, right? But making the…

Season of Gratitude

  It is a beautiful Fall Sunday and I am enjoying the couch, the blanket on my legs and my puppy that lies in the crease of my legs.  I took a minute to pick up the latest issue of “O” magazine (November 2018 Volume 19, Number 11). It is always such a treat to…