The Bossy Bees

Building your Business

Reading Time: 3 minutes “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” – Dhirubhai Ambani, Against All Odds: A Story of Courage, Perseverance, and Hope. I came across this quote while I was browsing Pinterest and that statement sat with me for awhile. I wondered what tugged at me when I […]

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Customer service and marketing become besties

Reading Time: 2 minutes Where for art thou customer service We have all been there. Well, many of us have anyway. According to researchers at American Express, 35% of us have lost our tempers being at the receiving end of customer disservice. We are victims of bad customer service and American businesses are notorious for not supporting business strategies […]

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What’s the Point?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sometimes I hear, “What’s the point of social media for my business?” From a small business perspective, it seems like a lot of work for an uncertain reward. After a recent interaction with a client, who didn’t want to invest energy into other local businesses, I gave it some serious thought. I empathize that a […]

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Tobacco Road Dance Productions at the Durham Arts Council

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Bossy Bees are thrilled to be teaming up with Stephanie Blackmon Woodbeck and William Commander from Tobacco Road Dance Productions (TRDP) for their 3rd season of In Concert 2017 (#InConcert2017). #InConcert2017 will showcase local artists from North Carolina in one weekend. Tobacco Road Dance Productions founders Stephanie and William have strong roots in North […]

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Mighty Neighborly at the Haw River Ballroom

Reading Time: 1 minute We will be joining Mighty Neighborly at the Haw River Ballroom today to support the UNC Center for Civil Rights. If you happen to love music and want to support a good cause, join us from 12PM – 10PM and catch some of these great talents and your local North Carolina representatives: The Concert Lineup […]

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Silence

Reading Time: 1 minute Over the past couple of years, I have learned a lot in the experience of silence. It just sits there. Sometimes the lack of noise, words, or expression can fill a whole room. It isn’t quiet. That’s a different kind of silence. Quiet is when you are reading a book or watching birds. Silence can […]

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The Garden

Reading Time: 3 minutes I started my summer vegetable garden a few weeks ago. It was cold outside, one of the coldest days we had this winter. I was craving spring and some warmth; this was a good activity to do indoors. I invited my family for this activity, and they had no interest. So, I planted my seeds […]

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When change comes your way

Reading Time: 2 minutes You can start things with the greatest of intent, but the forces moving around you also have their own mission. I began my current job with the hope of learning something new and working for a group that held greater possibilities. Quickly, I realized my career had stalled and I wasn’t moving in a direction […]

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