Your Network Is Your Net Worth: Porter Gale Teleclass Recap

Porter GaleWho says networking means stuffy power lunches and schmoozing? In our free June 26 teleclass, Porter Gale explained how the explosion of digital technology enables us to network in vastly more efficient, more focused, and more enjoyable ways. Scroll down to listen to the 25-minute teleclass. Read More

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Marketing Yourself: June “Office Hours” Recap

Gerrie DresserIn our June 19 “Office Hours” online radio show, host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Gerrie Dresser discussed how to stand out in the crowd while simultaneously building and nurturing reciprocal internal and external relationships. Listen to the 30-minute show here and read on for a summary by Gerrie Dresser, CEO/founder of Unique Impact, Executive l Personal Brand Coach Read More

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Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: Emily Bennington Teleclass Recap

“Are you walking around pretending to have it all together, while your mind is like a shaken snowglobe?” Career author Emily Bennington posed this question in our free May teleclass, “Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: How to Use Centuries-Old Techniques to Enhance Your Leadership Presence Today.” [scroll down to listen to the full teleclass]

While you might not always be able to control the thoughts that pop up in your head, explained Bennington, you can control how you respond to them through mindfulness, “the practice of bringing clarity and concentration to your moment-by-moment experience.” Read More

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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. Read More

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Leading Innovation and Increasing Creativity: Marla Capozzi

Marla CapozziInnovation 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 how we allocate this precious resource. Efficiency and effectiveness are top of mind for many of us daily, and on some days may feel like hourly. Read More

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How to Find Your Way at Work: Christie Mims

Christie Mims.jpgWhat 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 co-workers, and more money would be nice too, and maybe less of that nagging feeling that you should be doing something better. Or more interesting. Or just…more. Read More

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25 Ways to Win as a Working Mom: Samantha Ettus

Samantha EttusAll 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:

  1. Be unapologetic about your lifestyle. Making excuses for working is like wearing a short skirt and constantly pulling on it. Read More
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Teleclass Recap: Your Next Career—Now with Julie Shifman

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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.

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Your Next Career-Now. Free Teleclass April 24

Julie ShifmanYou’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 career or transition seem less scary, and how to create a small-stepping plan of your own, no matter what you want your next career move to be.

As the author of Act Three: Create the Life You Want and the owner of Act Three, Julie has interviewed thousands of women who have successfully created new careers for themselves. Now let her help you create a plan to reach your goals!



Call in details will be sent in your registration confirmation email.

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

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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 Works and host of the New York Times #SmallBizChat, will share with us her advice on everything from finding your niche to evaluating a business idea. Tele-class registrants will leave with a detailed, step-by-step plan to starting your own business and, of course, Melinda’s priceless words of wisdom. And, if you’re not available for the January 22 tele-class (or if you just want to listen to it again and again!), a recording of the event will be available to registrants after the event.

Don’t miss out: take the plunge with Melinda in 2013! REGISTER HERE

Call-in details will be sent in a confirmation email under the ‘event details’ section upon registration.

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