On Saturday, November 24, small businesses across the country will participate in “Small Business Saturday. This event was started by American Express as a way for small businesses to…
Added by Sylvia Browder on November 23, 2012 at 9:18am — No Comments
Both career women and those in business have faced many obstacles in past decades and unfortunately, still today. Women in the workforce have battled glass ceilings, unequal pay for equal production and undeserved stereotypical barriers. As business prototypes have changed with the advent and growth of the internet, so have the unique issues encountered by women in…Continue
Added by Sylvia Browder on November 7, 2012 at 6:09pm — No Comments
What is it about women- Is it their clothing? Makeup? Personality?
Over the years, there have been many misconceptions about women- stereotypes, to be exact. You may be familiar with some- a woman’s place is in the home cooking, cleaning and taking care of the family, while the man is at work making the money.
While these stereotypes still play a prominent role in society, women are now more powerful than ever before.
Case-in-point, Sara Blakely- she founded Spanx, which…Continue
Added by Randi Goodman on October 27, 2012 at 1:36pm — No Comments
Adorned in pink, football fans gathered at the Rogers Centre on October 14, 2012 for the CFL’s second annual Pink Game in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. With only five games remaining, the Toronto Argonauts took on their rivals the Montreal Allouettes in an exciting game that had players and fans thinking about more than just football.
As the fight for the ball got underway fans were reminded not only of the struggle unfolding on the field, but of the battles fought…Continue
Added by Randi Goodman on October 27, 2012 at 1:34pm — No Comments
In her new book Life Is Your Best Medicine, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog weaves together the wisdom of traditional medicine and the knowledge of modern-day medicine into an elegant message of health and self-affirmation for women of every age. In this episode we explore how to love yourself. http://bit.ly/LifeMedicine…Continue
Added by Sheila English on October 11, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Did you know that spending time in gardens can lift your mood and help you sleep better at night? Learn more about the healing power of gardens and nature in this short video. In her new book Life Is Your Best Medicine, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog weaves together the wisdom of traditional medicine and the knowledge of modern-day medicine into an elegant…Continue
Added by Sheila English on October 10, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Is life making you stressed? Learn about the easy, do-anywhere 4-7-8 breathing technique that will help you get through your day. In her new book Life Is Your Best Medicine, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog weaves together the wisdom of traditional medicine and the knowledge of modern-day medicine into an elegant message of health and self-affirmation for women of every age.…Continue
Added by Sheila English on October 8, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
I've had to keep some exciting news under wraps for a while, but now I'm finally able to share it with y'all! I'm going to be on a t.v. show! That's nucking futs, right??!!
The show is going to be called "Mommy…Continue
Wonderful Wednesday - it is wonderful to know your place in the universe, and mine is phenomenal!
In today's edition of Wonderful Wednesday - Wonderful Words from Others I am sharing Maya Angelou's "Phenomenal Woman."
Added by Janeane Davis on August 29, 2012 at 8:49am — No Comments
Ever since Title IX guaranteed equal funding for girls' sports programs 40 years ago, we've seen the results in school, the workplace and women's self-confidence. Studies have shown that girls who play sports in high school are more likely to do better in science classes, complete college, avoid substance abuse and join the workforce. And the more time they spend participating in team sports, the higher their self-esteem.
Naturally, there's also an effect on the playing…Continue
Added by Sandwiched Boomers on August 13, 2012 at 7:19pm — No Comments
If you are like most women in business, you are looking for new strategies to stimulate growth. Whether solutions to better communicate or how to best manage employees, here are 5 Proven Strategies to Accelerate Business Growth:…Continue
Added by Sylvia Browder on August 12, 2012 at 6:44pm — No Comments
"Good plans shape good decisions. That's why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true." Lester R. Bittel
Recently, I offered a marketing plan review as a door prize for a local business group. When I approached the winner to exchange…Continue
Added by Sylvia Browder on August 3, 2012 at 1:54am — No Comments
A body massage with my regular beautician left me almost sleepless last night. She detected something not right on the part every women seems to fear.... she told me to see a doctor.... that left me thinking of the Capital C the whole evening through....
Early this morning I couldn't wait to go and check it out with a gynae... unfortunately my all-time gynae has retired, he is of a different race from me and and I feel more relaxed with him... (he was handsome...…
Added by Reanaclaire on July 24, 2012 at 1:50am — No Comments
Please HELP! I am working on a project and need to collect some data for market research. Please take a moment and take a quick survey, just 2 Questions and less than 30 seconds of your time. Here's the link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/32VNGRS…Continue
With the vast amount of social media networks for businesses to select from, how do you narrow it down to the ones that are perfect for your needs? Having thousands at your fingertip to sift thru can become a daunting task!
To streamline the process, ask yourself the Who? What? Where? How?
Added by Sylvia Browder on July 11, 2012 at 1:04am — No Comments
This past weekend, some girlfriends and I had organized a fun night out in downtown Chicago. No husbands, no kids, just us girls kickin' it in the city. Unfortunately, though, our whole night was planned around a godforsaken musical that we'd bought tickets to see on LivingSocial. It was called, "Girls Night: The Musical" and promised to be a super fun mix of…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on June 28, 2012 at 12:34am — No Comments
There are still a few men in the world that think "big" is beautiful and Ivorian painter Augustin Kassi is one of them.
An exhibition celebrating full-figured African women opened in the Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan. Augustin told BBC News:
"I wanted to fight the corner of so-called 'big' women who in their day were disliked and even imprisoned by the…
Added by Meiqua Shepherd on June 5, 2012 at 10:20am — No Comments
In a recent conversation with a friend who is CEO of a construction company, I explained how doing business with the government could potentially take her business to the next level. She shared her frustration at responding to RFP (request for proposal). She had bid on many over the years and each time, they were awarded to the same male…Continue
Added by Sylvia Browder on May 24, 2012 at 3:52am — No Comments
We all know about the importance of play for the emotional growth and development of children. It can enhance their imagination, increase social skills and boost self-confidence. So why don't we place more value on play for ourselves? According to a recent study by the Families and Work Institute, ½ of American women don’t have enough time to spend on themselves and the activities they enjoy.
Early on, girls tend to be collaborative, communicative and caring – you can see it…Continue
Added by Sandwiched Boomers on April 1, 2012 at 9:48pm — No Comments
Last year about this time a good friend tossed out the idea of reading as many of the Orange Prize long list books as possible before the Long list became a short list.
The books I read from last year ranged from about four or five…Continue
Added by Tami Murray Cline on March 10, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments