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Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Are you one of the women who happened to be yourself, a mom, a wife and a businesswoman altogether? Well, American women seem to have morphed into super ladies who can do any works demanded from them. From house cleaning to child rearing and into developing their own businesses.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Alright, let us examine the world of business. Before, business was dominated by men. Change, as it always is, was inevitable. Daring to oppose the male dominated world of business, women entrepreneurs stepped forward and offered some serious competition. Effectively cornering markets that men did not focus fully on, women entrepreneurs managed to beat men in unfamiliar territory.
Thu, 19 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400Look around and you will begin to notice those rare individuals who go out of their way for others. These are people who actually "make your day" by doing something for you that you never expect. We have come to be jaded when we engage in our work or in our relationships. Sometimes we do the bare minimum required or we simply ignore an unction to go a little beyond what is required.
Sat, 14 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400Diversity is so much more than race and ethnicity. Take a white person and have him raised by African-American parents, and his culture will be that of African-American. Conversely, a black child raised by Caucasian parents will have a Caucasian culture. And, there is President Obama.
Sun, 08 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500Personality is important but unless we make the most of our first impression with new people we meet, often we won't get a second chance. A tag line in an ad on TV said "inner beauty is nice but outer beauty is what is really important". This being the total opposite of what we have always been told growing up. We still are drawn to attractive people first.
Tue, 24 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500More and more professionals today are tired of the frenzied, highly demanding age we live in the constant pressures brought about by the wish to succeed, be financially secure, fit and healthy, sociable, a good wife and parent. Career women, in particular, have to cope with the sometimes very emotional challenge of juggling family and work demands trying to maintain a work-life balance, which if not achieved can be extremely detrimental to their physical, mental and emotional health.
Wed, 18 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400Most successful business women are so busy that just walking through the gym door is an accomplishment. If you're going to make the effort count, then it's time to harness 10 strengths that will relieve boredom in your workout routine and recharge your passion for sweat and spandex.
Tue, 15 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400Your family needs your attention. Your business needs your attention. How do you tackle it all while maintaing balance in your work-at-home schedule? Author shares 5 specific ways she's been able to take upon herself the challenge every work-at-home mom faces today!
Wed, 16 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500I just got tired of always looking for the next person to give me the information I needed to move ahead. Do you ever feel that way? I wanted to be able to see the whole big picture. I knew I was ready for more detailed, focused information and I bet you are, too.
Tue, 08 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500After reading thousands of hands in the hand analysis (non-predictive palmistry) business, I would say the "Life Lesson" of humanity is self-esteem issues. If you doubt yourself, how are you going to trust something as subtle, fast and laser sharp as your intuition for making business decisions?
Thu, 03 Jan 2008 00:00:00 -0500Planning for a working mother becomes all the more important because you have to juggle both a home and a career. Managing both situations can be quite difficult if you have not given any thought to pregnancy planning. Fact is that planning a pregnancy gives you ample time to get things right and welcome the newborn baby into a positive and healthy atmosphere.
Wed, 24 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400A whopping number of women are working full time jobs and raising families. We are professionals, employees, entrepreneurs, mothers, wives, sisters, daughters and friends. Some of us even do our best to be everything to everyone, but at what cost? We working moms must start to pay attention to the quality of our lives. My question is; are you making anytime for YOU or have you become a martyr? You can spot martyr behavior by asking yourself, if you ever display or exaggerate your discomfort or distress to obtain sympathy or admiration. If you do, chances are you are behaving like a martyr.
Fri, 12 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400For more than 50 years, more and more women are working full time jobs and raising families. We are mothers, wives, sisters, daughters and friends. We do our best to have "it" all. But at what cost? Now, more than ever before, we must pay attention to the quality of our lives. Being better, faster, smarter is not a healthy, balanced way to live.
Sat, 22 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400The world is not a stressful place. But our thoughts about the world are stressful. I am continually discouraged by the mistreatment of nurses in the workplace. Doctors continue to be verbally abusive. Managers continue to send harassing e-mails. Suddenly dress codes are an issue, and now we must dress to look exactly like everyone else. All button pushing, rage producing material for this former hippy of the 1960's!
Tue, 18 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400If you are a woman returning to work after an absence from professional life, how do you regain the momentum lost during your time off? Here are three tips to help women and mothers make the most of their back-to-work efforts.
Sat, 21 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0400A minimum of two passes at GCE A Level, equivalent to 12 A Level points, and three further GCSE passes at grade C or above, normally including English and Mathematics; or equivalent profile. Other entry requirements are based on the course chosen.
Sat, 16 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400Women in today's business environment face more obstacles than ever before. Surprised to read these words? I know, you think "We've come a long way baby!" That works well for a commercial, but not for real life. Talented women in business are required to blend that talent with daily life issues, such as balancing family life, financial concerns, and of course, all those vying for the same business future. Here's how to put away your claws!
Fri, 27 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400More women are leaving the corporate world to become entrepreneurs. According to the Center for Women's Business Research, the number of majority women-owned businesses increased 42 per cent between 1997 and 2006. For the past two decades, majority women-owned firms have continued to grow at around two times the rate of all firms.
Thu, 26 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400As more women face career challenges in midlife common obstacles are seen. Time and reflection are needed to make a good choice. Reaching out for professional coaching can result in a choice grounded in a full appreciation of themselves.
Wed, 25 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400I almost can't believe I'm recommending this! Now let me tell you why. Because the "America Idol" TV show is great learning about what it takes to stand out in the marketplace. That's what all these singers are trying to do. I've never intended to watch the show but when I was channel surfing during a commercial break of another show I was enjoying, I was pulled in.
Mon, 26 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400The boom in home based businesses for women could be due to the fact that more women want to be able to stay at home with their children without sacrificing a career. Many want more flexibility, independence and control, instead of being told what to do. It is a way to escape the glass ceiling of the corporate world.
Sun, 25 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400Women are taking control of their financial destinies and careers by starting and running their own business. Women owned business opportunities are often of the work-at-home type due to several reasons.
Sun, 18 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400Working moms have a very busy schedule and are constantly stressed. Don't despair! There are many side benefits to be proud of, especially relating to your own personal growth. First off, working allows you to be financially independent. There's nothing quite like knowing that, should disaster strike, you're ready to pitch in and carry the weight.
Sun, 04 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500There is a whole new ball park of work out there. The coming of the newest technologies means that work at home is at least as possible as going to the office. Which creates brand new world of opportunities for mothers who stay at home.
Tue, 27 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500Since women entered the workforce, there has always been friction between stat-at-home moms and professional moms. This article suggests ways to bridge that gap and work together. I have several strategies for healing the mommy wars. First and foremost is to decide that it's time to work together. Any effort that women spend judging each other is wasted energy that could be used instead to work together for common goals.