Category Archives: Career

Who Is Driving Your Career? May “Office Hours” Recap

What is it that you love about your current job, what are you really good at, and what sparks your passion? In the first episode of our new  online radio show “Office Hours,” host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Darlene Templeton discussed how women can become their own best advocates and leverage their skills and experience to meet specific career goals.

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Leading Innovation and Increasing Creativity: Marla Capozzi

Innovation remains an important priority for enterprises small and large as well as a major driver of our economic prosperity, if not even more important than ever. As a result, individuals and leaders continuously seek to increase creative output and improve innovation results. Yet we find ourselves, especially as women, mired in the never-ending search for continuous improvement – those elusive productivity gains allowing us to maximize our time and … [ more ]

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How to Find Your Way at Work: Christie Mims

What do you do when you’ve lost your way at work? (And desperately need a new plan for the future!) A lot of times, our work is … fine.  Things are going well enough that we don’t look too deeply or ask too many questions of ourselves, and shamefully leave the TV channel set to The Real Housewives. Sure, we’d like to be more energized, maybe less annoyed by our … [ more ]

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25 Ways to Win as a Working Mom: Samantha Ettus

All great trips require preparation. Your adventure as a working mom is no different. You can be the best parent in fewer hours per week; it isn’t about how many hours you spend at home, it is about how you use them. Here goes: Be unapologetic about your lifestyle. Making excuses for working is like wearing a short skirt and constantly pulling on it.

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Teleclass Recap: Your Next Career—Now with Julie Shifman

What’s holding you back from tackling your biggest goals? In our free teleclass on April 24, Julie Shifman of Act Three discussed how to use small-stepping to reach your goals, avoiding the hopelessness and discouragement that often come when facing a big challenge. Scroll down to listen to the 30-minute call. Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS

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Your Next Career-Now. Free Teleclass April 24

You’re competent. You’re capable. What’s standing in the way of your new career venture? On April 24, 2013 12 EDT, author, coach and business owner Julie Shifman will address the fears of failure and the unknown that plague us all – and teach you how to overcome them. With Julie’s help, you’ll learn how a series of small changes – instead of one big leap – can make a new … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass Jan. 22—Building Your Business with Melinda Emerson

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EST) Making the leap from corporate America to small business ownership doesn’t have to be overwhelming! On January 22, America’s favorite SmallBizLady, Melinda Emerson, will share her guaranteed strategies for making your small business a success. In an exclusive 30 minute teleconference, Melinda, the best-selling author of Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months: A Month-by-Month Guide to a Business That … [ more ]

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How to Clean Out Your Inbox Without Guilt

E-mail is not dead. Just ask TechCrunch king, Michael Arrington. At one point Arrington revealed through his blog that he had over 2,400 unread e-mails in his inbox and another 721 unread messages in his Facebook inbox—well over two thousand unread messages. What is the world coming to if the technological elite can’t keep up?

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When in Transition, Think Like a Trapeze Artist

“I’d like this to be a smooth transition.”  If you’ve ever been fired, you’ve likely heard a version of this oxy-moronic phrase.  Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Beauty is the moment of transition, as if the form were just ready to flow into other forms.” But when one has just plunged into the abyss of a transition, beauty as a descriptor isn’t the first word that comes to mind.

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Why the PA Conference for Women Was Transformational for Me

Seven Transformational Lessons from the PA Conference for Women [Thanks to attendee Colleen Mook for sharing her experiences and takeaways from the 2011 Conference in the following guest post.] 1.  Sharing your intentions and goals with others matters. In one session, led by Betsy Myers, we were asked to stand up and declare what we want from our lives to the person sitting next to us. Saying this out loud … [ more ]

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