Platform Scottsdale Archives

Platform Scottsdale: Ways to Beat the Heat with Visitors

Top 5 Taste of Arizona Tours (Spring-Summer 2012)

While most of us are looking to escape the heat and leave Arizona during the summer, some crazy loving family members still think it’s a great time to visit! Heck, flight prices are down and you can get some smoking deals on hotels, excursions, etc., so may as well prepare for a houseful of visitors!… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: What would you say to your younger self?

I’ve seen a lot of mention lately on social media on the topic of “What you would say (or a letter to) your younger self?” This really spoke to me, as I just celebrated a milestone birthday that is so unbelievable, so unfathomable, that I really can’t even say the number. It’s not so much… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: What you need to know about dating

Why do women ask a question, and then answer it themselves? Who do men say they’re going to call and then don’t? What causes women to panic when he hasn’t replied to a text in three hours? What are men thinking when they elaborate on their previous conquests? Dating is like a box of chocolates:… Read More →

5 social media tips every business needs to know

  Let’s face it; social media is a part of our everyday lives. And yes, there is a difference between being on social media as a person and a business. Consumers are now relying on social media to keep in touch with a business, or to learn about their new product, promotion or event. As… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale hosts event for Valley women

By Kendra Riley, Founder/Owner Dawning Public Relations Valley women, from the stay-at-home moms to businesswomen on the go, will be coming together on Thursday at ESCADA in Biltmore Fashion Park to ignite their inner rock stars with local women’s nonprofit Platform Scottsdale. This influential group of women will be hosting their second signature event of… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: Seven tips for sales success

By: Susan Schneider, Independent Sales Lead Generation Expert and Account Director at Lead Q and Membership Director of Platform Scottsdale First and foremost, keep in mind that selling has very little to do with what you sell and everything to do with how you sell yourself. As you’ve been hearing for a number of years,… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: Financing 101

Finance seems like a big scary word. Even scarier, is trusting someone else with your finances. Here are a couple of quick tips to be smarter with your hard earned money, and not let fear get in the way of financial freedom.     Use your personal network.  Ask your friends and family if they… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: Provoking your full potential

    •    Are  you at 100% of your potential? •    Do you sometimes feel you want to accomplish so much, but don’t know where to start? Our minds are like those 27-gear bicycles. We have a wide variety of choices, but we typically just use two or three gears. We are creatures of habit. We… Read More →

Photos from Platform Scottsdale’s ‘Keep Calm, Dream Big’ event

Platform Scottsdale celebrated their 2nd anniversary with the “Keep Calm, Dream Big” event in Old Town Scottsdale at Hotel Indigo. Over 150 women came out to attend the elite event, which featured a pink carpet, pink cocktails, raffle items and more. Photos by Lauren Streiff/Lunabear Studios. Photos from Platform Scottsdale’s ‘Keep Calm, Dream Big’ event… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: What are blogs for anyway?

The other day we met with two of our good friends at their office, which doubles as a brick-and-mortar shop, from where they plan parties and sell any and everything you’d need to throw a good one. We got to talking about blogging (it’s a huge part of what we do, after all) and one… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale: Your turn to schmooze, not stress!

Whether it be a big conference for your company, a fundraiser for the charity near and dear to your heart, your best friend’s wedding, or your own kid’s birthday party – we all know that it is high season for events, of all types, here in the Valley! No matter if the event is designed… Read More →

Balancing Act: Women Making a Difference in the Community

Welcome to our monthly series with Platform Scottsdale, a nonprofit organization that creates a forum for like-minded women to meet, mentor and build networking relationships with one another. This month’s fun feature is by founder and COO Pearl Woodring. Warning: The following article will inspire you to make a difference in your community and your… Read More →

How to Have It All — Happiness, Success and Health

Let’s face it, ladies; there are more demands on us now than any other time in history. Working. Going to school. Running a business. Being mom of the year. Having a relationship. Looking good. Staying healthy. How do we have it all, be the greatest we can be and simultaneously remain grounded and happy in the midst of all of the striving?

Platform Scottsdale: The Power of Girlfriends

by in Connections | Lifestyle | New You

Welcome to the second of our monthly series with Platform Scottsdale, a nonprofit organization that creates a platform for like-minded women to meet, mentor and build networking relationships with one another. This month’s fun feature is by Julie Kern. Just hearing the word, “girlfriend” brings to mind happy thoughts of good times with the women… Read More →