Nancy on Huffington Post

Teddy Rescued Me . . .

Then Cooper picked Up Where Teddy Left Off Hi, I’m Nancy Michaels and here’s my rescue story – I didn’t rescue Teddy, but Teddy rescued me! In 2005, I underwent an emergency liver transplant. I was in a two-month coma, spent three months in the Intensive Care Unit, and nearly lost my…

A Letter to My First Child, Chloe, Adopted From China, as She Graduates High school

My first child graduated from high school this past weekend. To say that it was a proud parenting moment would be an understatement that I know I share with so many other parents who’ve experienced their own children’s commencement recently. The act of graduating from high school or college is a personal…

Top 10 Ways to Identify Sponsors and Partners

It’s a fresh new year and a perfect time to broaden your business horizon with additional clients and increased revenue. My experience has shown that working with large corporations, associations and brands are lucrative and can be highly leveraged. In many ways, I refer to them as “paid marketing opportunities” for you…

Reinventing Win-Win-Win Business Relationships

Life is all about relationships, right? In our personal lives we put high value on the people who we’re closest to — our spouses or life partners, children, extended family and close friends. So, are we looking at our professional relationships we have with our clients, suppliers, vendors and prospects in the…

Reinventing: Your Follow-Up and Follow Through

I see this all the time in my coaching business and mastermind groups. My clients spend a lot of time on the pre-planning and on-site work — for prospect presentations, trade shows, conferences, networking events and on and on. Here’s where they fall short: It’s all about the follow-up people! Woody Allen…