Tag Archives: small business

Make IT Happen

Laura Beauparlant Keynote speaker Love Mexico Conference

I believe that life is what you make of it. It’s not what happens to you – it’s how you react and what you learn that matters. It’s what you make happen. Nine years ago I won a motivational speaking competition (I shared my story of strength and determination after a serious car accident at… Read the rest of the post…

7 Seconds…

Laura Beauparlant

That’s all the time you have to make an impression. Are you making a good one? Years ago I met a wedding planner at a trade show and very shortly after meeting her I thought “I’d never hire this person to plan my wedding”. (Don’t worry I didn’t say this out loud!) But it did… Read the rest of the post…

Revolutionizing my business

Laura Beauparlant - Founder Lab Creative

April 1st is a significant date in my life and business. For starters, my husband proposed to me on that day 15 years ago. We often joke that it is the longest running April Fools joke going. But seriously, we couldn’t be crazier about each other! As for business, on April 1st, 2016, I officially… Read the rest of the post…

Have An Opinion

And don’t be afraid to share it. I actually have quite strong opinions. But I’m also not a boat rocker. I’m a “try to make everyone happy” kind of person and I avoid conflict like the plague in both my personal and professional life. But what I’ve realized, in business anyway, is that people really… Read the rest of the post…

Are Business Cards Dead?

I had to share a story about something that happened to me last week…and yes it does relate to business cards! I went to a great networking event on Wednesday evening and met many new people and reconnected with others I had met at a previous event a few months ago. One of the women said she… Read the rest of the post…