Aug 20, 2018 Written by Mellissah Smith
Being a woman entrepreneur, quite frankly, is one of the toughest gigs in the world. Taking the leap into entrepreneurship is one of the most courageous decisions a woman can make - as there are always barriers you're going to face. The biggest hurdle of all, though, is your mindset.
Aug 13, 2018 Written by Mellissah Smith
I was told to forget about developing Robotic Marketer - the world's first robotic and AI-based technology. This technology that develops marketing strategies in minutes, not months. Basically, it's pretty groundbreaking stuff. I thought about it for a nanosecond. I had this moment of being scared and defeated. Then I said to myself "absolutely not!". I truly believe that I can do anything I set my mind to - and I'm right.
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to witness something extraordinary. I saw someone through their eyes. I saw their vulnerability, insecurities, hopes, and dreams. Their next move, little do they know, will define them more than they realize.
Every entrepreneur knows that when you're growing a business, every cent counts. At one point I had to hire a law firm, but I didn't have a lot of money to throw around.
Last night I got roughly two hours of sleep. That's it. I laid in bed for hours tossing and turning, thinking about a whole heap of things.
Jul 30, 2018 Written by Mellissah Smith
I spent my weekend looking at the bigger picture - Where is my business going? How are my team and I going to get it there? What is going to differentiate the company? How do we retain our talented team? What incentives do we need to instill? All the normal questions, really.
They're an awfully affectionate bunch - by accident. It's was unintentional, as it's certainly not politically correct to hug your colleagues, particularly in this era of 'harassment' claims, but someone had to do it, and they did it right.
It's true. Robotic technology is paving its way into the marketing industry and it's going to make a considerable change. Within the next 2 years, Marketing will evolve for professionals so much that everyone in the industry will be starting over to remain relevant. Unfortunately, the companies that don't adapt to the change and continue selling the same old marketing skill set will no longer maintain a business.
With half of the year already behind us, like many business owners, I have been reflecting upon the last six months. I have found that flying overseas to spend more time with the US teams have had many advantages. This year, I have visited the United States more than I did in the past and have found it to be beneficial for so many reasons.
Jun 26, 2018 Written by Mellissah Smith
With the end of the second quarter approaching, there has been an influx as companies begin to evaluate their business and sales results for the year.