Life on Your Terms

Inspired By: Cecelia Fitzgibbon

2013_CFitzgibbon_official“Constantly cultivate and activate your network…and wear color!”

Standing out in a crowd has always been easy for Cecelia Fitzgibbon, president of Moore College of Art and Design and Pennsylvania Conference for Women advisory council member. In fact, she knew at an early age she wanted to be a leader. Read More

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Inspired By: Judith Mondre

Judith L. Mondre headshot 1209“Envision yourself in the role you are seeking.”

If you can envision yourself in that next role, then it becomes easier to behave as if you’re already there, says Judith L. Mondre, president and founder, Mondre Energy, Inc. and Pennsylvania Conference for Women advisory council member. We asked her a few questions about her own transitions along her career path. Read More

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Balance for the Entrepreneur Mom: Teleclass Recap

Johnson, EmmasmSelf-employed moms often face the burden of guilt while juggling work, family and personal needs. Am I spending enough time with my kids? Am I doing enough for my business? How can I ever find “me” time?

In this 30-minute teleclass, Emma Johnson, the voice behind the popular blog Wealthy Single Mommy, explained Four Rules of Work-Life Balance for the entrepreneur mom. 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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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

What’s holding you back from tackling your biggest goals?julie shifman2

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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