All Blog Posts Tagged 'women' (177)

Top 5 Challenges Faced By Women In Business…and The Solutions!

3 Women in a meeting strategizing

 

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…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on November 7, 2012 at 6:09pm — No Comments

From Zero to Hero - An Introduction

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…

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Added by Randi Goodman on October 27, 2012 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Thinking Pink: Helmet Required

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…

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Added by Randi Goodman on October 27, 2012 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Love Yourself Love Your Life: Life Is Your Best Medicine with Dr. Low Dog

 

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…

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Added by Sheila English on October 11, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Healing Power of Gardens: Life Is Your Best Medicine with Dr. Low Dog

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…

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Added by Sheila English on October 10, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Meditation You Can Do Anywhere: Life Is Your Best Medicine with Dr. Low Dog

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.…

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Added by Sheila English on October 8, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Guess What!!!!!!

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…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 10, 2012 at 11:36am — 2 Comments

Wonderful Wednesday - Wise Words - Phenomenal Women

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."





Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. …
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Added by Janeane Davis on August 29, 2012 at 8:49am — No Comments

Women Olympians Medal as Role Models

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…

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Added by Sandwiched Boomers on August 13, 2012 at 7:19pm — No Comments

5 Proven Strategies to Accelerate Business Growth



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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:…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on August 12, 2012 at 6:44pm — No Comments

Marketing Plan: Why All Small Businesses Need A Solid Plan!

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"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…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on August 3, 2012 at 1:54am — No Comments

An Agonising Night And Morning

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...…

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Added by Reanaclaire on July 24, 2012 at 1:50am — No Comments

Your Opinion Matters... Please HELP!

LADIES,

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…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on July 21, 2012 at 11:27pm — 1 Comment

6 Questions to Ask Before Selecting Your Social Media Platform

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?

  1. Who are your…
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Added by Sylvia Browder on July 11, 2012 at 1:04am — No Comments

Girls' Night Out Gone Wrong

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…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on June 28, 2012 at 12:34am — No Comments

Ivorian Painter Celebrates Big, Beautiful African Women

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…

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Added by Meiqua Shepherd on June 5, 2012 at 10:20am — No Comments

Do Women Need to Think Like Men to Succeed in Business?

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…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on May 24, 2012 at 3:52am — No Comments

Women and the Art of Play

 

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…

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Added by Sandwiched Boomers on April 1, 2012 at 9:48pm — No Comments

Reading Reading Reading

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…

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Added by Tami Murray Cline on March 10, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

Beauty and Wisdom - Altering the Perception of Aging

By Robbie Kaye, Photographer and Guest Contributor

Why is it a daunting task to alter the perception of aging and beauty when we all do it? What if there were billboards of sexy 50 and 60 year olds doing sports or just close ups of their aged faces? What if there were pictures of older men and women in hair salons? Why should…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on March 5, 2012 at 7:06pm — No Comments

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