This one is for the non-profits - especially those who volunteer for them (like I do). If you've ever been asked to get involved with planning and executing an awards show for a non-profit, this video was tailor-made for you. I now have two successful non-profit award shows under my belt that I've gleaned experience … Continue reading Planning an Awards Ceremony? Start here. (Includes Free Checklist)
Thank you Clemson World for your super fun Friday Profile shout out today! We absolutely love it. It included some fun Q&A with ADS founder Andrea D. Smith. (If you didn't know, Clemson is Andrea's alma mater. Now ya know!). Check it out - plus the bonus :15 video shared with Clemson World fans … Continue reading Clemson World shouts out The ADS Agency!
Ever since I realized it was World Kindness Day, I started looking for opportunities to be kind to people. More than usual. Ironically they both ended up being acts of business kindness. (1) A guy at The Gathering Spot was desperately looking for anyone who might have any kind of communications / English background. What he was … Continue reading Kindness Works.
ABOUT HURRICANE DONATIONS: If you're going to send donations for any of the hurricane relief efforts, please DON'T send unuseful things like coats, sweaters, lingerie, soiled undergarments and prom dresses. Emptying your drawers and sending them to TX does not help, it HINDERS. Scroll through to the bottom of this article to find out the … Continue reading The Wrong Donations – Some Tough Words on Disaster Relief
Have you ever met someone who was just SO smart you think to yourself: there's no way they can't be successful. Smart people are successful right? Maybe, maybe not. I've come across some very smart people in my time - geniuses even. Calvin Coolidge reminds us, however, that "unrewarded genius is almost a proverb." Then again, … Continue reading The Enthusiasm Challenge
Something amazing is happening here in Atlanta right now - specifically for children and our communities. If you have any interest whatsoever in the betterment of our children (and therefore the present and future state of our communities), I highly suggest you dig into this. I am so thoroughly impressed with a new initiative United … Continue reading Start Here.