Joanna Pineda wrote a new post, The Best Phone Calls I Get to Make All Week 1 year, 6 months ago
After the launch of every project, I add an item to my to do list: call the CEO and main client contact to say thank you.
These are the best calls I get to make all week and I relish making them. Most times, I […]
Joanna Pineda wrote a new post, What Kind of Business Do You Want to Create? 2 years, 4 months ago
If women are from Venus…
I recently attended a presentation by a private equity manager, who talked about how men and women CEOs are motivated differently.
Based on her work with hundreds of CEOs, she […]
Joanna Pineda wrote a new post, Waging the Good War Against Paper 2 years, 5 months ago
Republished with minor edits and permission from The Matrix Files
Last December, my husband and I set up a managed account with one of the brokerage firms. We expected a few extra pieces of mail as the account […]
Joanna Pineda wrote a new post, CEO or Chief Groveling Officer? 2 years, 5 months ago
A Project Manager came in last week to report a problem on a client site. I listened to her tell the story of what happened, then I said, “Okay, let me call the client and apologize.” The Project Manager insisted […]
Joanna Pineda wrote a new post, Why I Don’t Work on Saturdays 2 years, 6 months ago
My golden rule
I’m a CEO, wife and a mom of two. My life is pretty full and I work a lot. But I have a golden rule: I don’t work on Saturdays. I don’t even check e-mail on Saturdays. Yeah, I might check into […]
Joanna Pineda wrote a new post, Never Negotiate A Contract Without Lipstick 2 years, 9 months ago
A couple Sundays ago, I was negotiating a real estate deal.
My realtor, who has really only seen me in jeans and a t-shirt, suddenly looked at me and said, “Joanna, you look nice. What’s the special occasion?”
Joanna Pineda wrote a new post, Make Your Accounting System Do More Than Count Your Pennies 2 years, 9 months ago
Counting that makes sense
I was having lunch with a fellow woman business owner when we got to talking about our 2010 revenues.
She said business was up. When I asked here which parts of her business were up, […]
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