Kelly here! With 2018 fast approaching, I've found myself focused on a higher-level vision for next year. By stepping back and approaching the big picture first, I should be able to set realistic growth goals for myself and Filament. Here are a few tools that I'm..
Kelly here! I'm slowing down and integrating more mindfulness into my life...or at least trying. I've been asking for podcast recommendations this month, so I've got a few new ones to share with you. I still find myself listening to a lot of business shows, yet,..
Kelly here! I've got a few things on my mind this month, from being sick, to facing fear and remembering to CARE about the consumers we try to get in front of every day. I love learning, and sharing resources, so my hope is that some of these will come in handy for..
Kelly here! This month, I've found (and revisited) a few interesting leadership resources to help me stay focused, be a better leader, and grow my business. Happy to share!
Kelly here! In the last couple of years, I've taken on the role of "sales team" for Filament, and I've found that networking is my #1 referral source month after month. Interestingly, everyone that I talk to shares their distaste for having to go out and hit the..
I try to do as much reading, listening, and learning as possible to help me grow Filament. Often, friends and colleagues will ask me what I'm reading, so I decided to create a monthly quick list of my top 3 resources. Enjoy!
Recently, I pulled the Filament team together for a day of goal-setting for Q3. I recognize that I’m an aggressive goal-setter and expect a lot from my team, so I pushed them outside of their comfort zone.
Filament is committed to growing and creating sustainable, well-compensated jobs to support our local economy and community here in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin. We’ve been working toward hiring our next employee for a while now, and are so pleased to..
One of the things I struggle with as a growth-focused business owner is how exactly to set goals, and how to get my team to set goals that are cohesive with the overall vision of our company. Recently, I sat down with my coach, Rebecca, and asked for some advice.
Ah, the holidays. 'Tis the season for shopping, and parties, and gifting, and cheer, and if you're a small business owner...you're probably trying to finish Q4 strong, budget and plan for next year, and squeeze out enough time and energy to give appropriate thanks..