Publications, Keynotes & Other Presentations

  • Navigating Around These Small Business Pitfalls

    Even with the greatest preparation, if you're running a small business, it is likely that you will make mistakes, or at least do things that you look back on in the future and know you would then do differently. Here are a few examples of common mistakes made by entrepreneurs, so that you can take the necessary steps to avoid them.
  • How to Manage Workplace Injuries Effectively

    No matter how safe your work environment, accidents can still happen, so it's best to be prepared for when they do, so action can be taken quickly and effectively. Here are some suggestions to take into consideration before, during and after an employee is injured.
  • Always Choose Kindness, Towards Yourself and Others

    Spread Your Sunshine Founder Melanie S. Griffin, Esq. was recently the Featured Guest on The Legal Limit Podcast with Jon Wilbur. This presentation explores the effects of positive and negative self-talk, and how the way we interact with others can have a profound effect on our mental and physical health. Toxic positivity exists, but we are much better off when we speak kindly to ourselves, about ourselves, and when we treat others with kindness. Collectively, we can shift the world.
  • Effectively Communicating In the Days of Social Media

    Today we live in a world that has an immense amount of ways in which to communicate. When the need to communicate with another individual arises, we often reach for our phones or laptops to send a text or email. But when was the last time we picked up the phone and called someone we cared about?
  • Best Safety Practices for Your Small Business

    Safety in the workplace is vital, but unfortunately it can be a factor that many employers don't put enough effort towards. Perhaps you have given minimal consideration and attention to the health and safety procedures of your business, but you must ask if safety is actually something you consider a priority. Here are some things to consider when asking yourself, “Just how safe is my work place?”