Credit Union Times: Want Future Gen Y Entrepreneurs? Don’t Pitch Products: Consultant

Read about Carmen’s keynote at CU Business Group in this Credit Union Times article! If credit unions are eager to get younger members to join, particularly those that want to start their own businesses, don’t pitch them products or services. Carmen Voilleque, CEO and owner of Best Practices Media LLC, a Portland, Ore.-based consultancy firm,… [Continue Reading]

Tell Your Story. My Tour of The Heathman Hotel

This month I had the opportunity to tour The Heathman Hotel in Portland, OR with General Manager Chris Erickson. The Heathman counts Conde Nast Readers Pick for 2013 World’s Best hotel as one of its many awards – quite a feat given it is a fairly small, local hotel without the big marketing budgets of… [Continue Reading]

Sarah Mensah is an Evolutionary

EVOLUTIONARY NOMINATION: Sarah Mensah is not just a Trail Blazer, she’s an Evolutionary! It’s been a while since we nominated an Evolutionary. So, today I am talking about one of my favorite evolutionary women. I give speeches for a living. So do most the folks I work with. When we aren’t delivering our own speeches,… [Continue Reading]