We begin this message on a somber note by recognizing the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Watching some of the new and older documentaries about that pivotal moment in our history has reminded us how far our nation has come in so many ways.
Please join us in remembering those who died that day and saluting the citizens and leaders who refused to be beaten by a devastating attack. That indomitable spirit is just one of the many reasons we are proud Americans.
And now, to more mundane issues …
As we approach the end of the year, we’re taking a look back at the business highlights of our fall season.
Faith Words Vol. 2, part of the Faith Works series of coloring books for adults, lets you color the words and meditations that will motivate and inspire you every day. The primary feature in each image is a positive word accompanied by an uplifting message. A wonderful gift for family, friends or business associates, it’s available on Amazon for $7.95. Go here to order.
How to Survive an Active Shooter: What You do Before, During and After an Attack Could Save Your Life is the latest book in our Conversations series. A terrorism and security expert explains what your options are if you find yourself in an active shooter situation; how to decide the best approach to take; how shooters prepare for their attack; what to do when law enforcement arrives; what victims often do wrong that can hinder their chances for survival; and more. Available on Amazon in Kindle and paperback formats. Go here to order.
To recap some of our blogs you may have missed (click on the title to read the full post):
What are You Giving Your Customers for Christmas this Year? How to develop and manage a customer gift-giving strategy, along with gift suggestions.
Is Your Website’s Contact Form Working? Be sure you’re receiving the messages from customers and prospects submitted through your website.
How Long has it Been Since You Backed Up Your Mailing List? Your customer mailing list is one of your most valuable assets. Do you have a system in place to keep that information safe and confidential?
Excerpt: How to Survive an Active Shooter. If you find yourself in an active shooter situation, you have four basic action options: flee; defend; oppose; defeat. This excerpt from How to Survive an Active Shooter: What You do Before, During and After an Attack Could Save Your Life discusses the first option.
If You Look for the Worst, You’ll Find It. Jackie’s personal blog discusses how to deal with this time of transition as our nation prepares for a new president.
We’re working on Have a Joyful Day: How to Find Joy Every Day, a follow-up to Finding Joy in the Morning. It will not officially launch until the first quarter of 2017, but we expect to have soft launch copies available later this month.
She the author of the novel Choices (A Joyful Cup Story) as well as the nonfiction books Words to Work By: 31 devotions for the workplace based on the Book of Proverbs and Finding Joy in the Morning: You can make it through the night. She is also the co-creator of several coloring books for adults.