How Team Building Helps SGC (And How It Can Help Your Team, Too)

November, 01, 2017 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

We had the absolute time of our lives.

For one hour, the Susan Graham Consulting team worked together to solve a series of puzzles to help us “escape” the room — and we made it with 10 seconds to spare on the clock!

Going in, we weren’t sure what to expect. No one at SGC had done an escape room before, and we were all a little nervous about putting …

How to Hone Your Elevator Pitch

September, 29, 2017 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

Have you ever heard of an elevator pitch? It’s an explanation people use to sell an idea, boiled down to 10 or 15 seconds — you know, the time it takes to go from the first floor to the second on an elevator.

While you often hear people ask for the “elevator pitch” regarding new business concepts and alliances, it can also apply to selling the most important thing you …


September, 29, 2017 SusanGraham | Posted in: Uncategorized

Here is the information from a local attorney advising Pennsylvania residents on how to protect themselves from the Equifax breach.

Equifax Security Breach

Staying on Target With Your New Year’s Work Resolutions

July, 07, 2017 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

You’ve probably seen statistics like this before—92 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail. But you can still be among the 8 percent who succeed.

Earlier this year, we laid out four New Year’s resolutions for your work life, things such as delegating more and finding new ways to network.

Now here we are nearly six months later, and it’s time to see if you have stayed on track …

7 Fun Central PA Day Trips for Your Family This Summer

May, 14, 2017 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

You’ve been to Hersheypark, the Crayola Experience and Sesame Place. While they were fabulous, your family is ready to expand its weekend adventures in Pennsylvania.

Great news: There are tons more fun places to explore across the state. These hidden treasures range from zoos to water parks to even a place where ice forms in the summer.

Fill up the gas tank, pack a few snacks and head off on …

The Shy Person’s Guide to Networking

March, 22, 2017 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

Whether you’re just starting your first job out of college or the CEO of a large company, networking plays an important role in any career.

As you move up the ladder, networking helps you meet new and find out about upcoming opportunities. Once you’ve climbed that ladder, networking helps you find the right people to fill the roles beneath you, to discover fresh talent and connect with employees you really …

How to Be More Positive at Work (and in Life)

January, 30, 2017 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

During the dreary days of January and February, when the holidays are well behind us and the excitement over New Year’s resolutions has worn off, it’s easy to lose your positive outlook at work and even at home. The lack of sunlight and the cold days are enough to leave anyone a little down.

While you don’t need to be Susie Sunshine every moment of the day, keeping a generally …


January, 11, 2017 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

Anyone who flies has heard the Flight Attendant’s instruct passengers with this safety information: “In the event of an emergency and the oxygen masks deploy, put your oxygen mask on first, then assist others”.

I was at a meeting yesterday – all women who are Presidents of their companies (WPO) , and one of them made mention of this drill.  What a great thought to start the New …

Work Resolutions for the Coming Year

January, 05, 2017 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

Happy New Year!

By now you’ve had a few days to get back into the swing of things at work (hello, 500 items on the to-do list this week!) and maybe get perspective on what you really want to do in the coming year (more power to you if it involves fighting the first-week-of-January crowds at the gym).

It also means it’s time to get serious about the coming year …

What a Difference a Year Makes!

December, 09, 2016 SusanGraham | Posted in: Featured Post

Last night we celebrated our 3rd annual SGC staff children’s Christmas party.  Our tradition continued by starting off at a matinee (Moana was this years’ choice) followed by dinner and ending with each of them telling me how they “gave back” this season.  What a difference a year makes!

I’m not sure who looks forward to this night more – me or the kids.  After the movie we …