Patricia Frame wrote a new post, Women in Business Interview: Elizabeth Moon of Focus Data Solutions 1 year, 9 months ago
Couples who jointly own businesses comprise about 14% of small businesses. Here is the story of one way to build a business while focusing on family, while struggling through on-going change and growth, as all […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, An Interview with Susan Joyce of Job Hunt 1 year, 10 months ago
Vet turned corporate turned entrepreneur – with change comes opportunity.
Susan Joyce is the force, literally and figuratively, behind the mega-job-resource board known as Job Hunt.
Today’s interview focuses on […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, Your Company’s Culture: Your Success or Failure Depends on it 1 year, 11 months ago
In the small business seminars I have done this year, many company and non-profit founders, as well as executives, have been quite surprised at the importance of their organization’s culture to its future.
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, Veteran’s Day: Why Small Business Owners Should Care 2 years ago
Veteran’s Day is barely a holiday in the US, except as a retail sales gimmick. But why should we expect this to be different?
Fewer than 2% of us have ever served in the military.
And since we moved away from […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, The Progress Principle – A Book Review 2 years, 1 month ago
I generally do not read business books. Most are pablum. At best, a concept which might have made a decent article is padded out to a pretend book.
The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, Thanks Be With You 2 years, 1 month ago
Recently we discussed thank you notes to potential hiring managers on a technical women’s list – and it triggered a note about all the other sorts of ‘thank you’ occasions we frequently ignore.
Then I spoke […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, Tell Me Not [Redux] 2 years, 3 months ago
[We republish one of our most inspiring posts to date. Seems we could all use a bit of inspiration these days.]
The economy is going up – except when it is going down.
Are we in for another recession, a […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, Should I Support Women? 2 years, 3 months ago
August 26th is Women’s Equality Day once again.
Why do we still celebrate the 19th Amendment to our Constitution – and why should you even care?
Women’s rights in the U.S. have been a question again and again, […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, Housekeeping – Not Just at Home 2 years, 4 months ago
One of the advantages of consulting is that you get to see others’ mistakes. And learn from them. I have made more than my fair share of mistakes; yet, I am surprised by some common ones’ ubiquity.
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, THE INTERVIEW: Susan Ireland on Change and Success 2 years, 5 months ago
Susan Ireland’s paths to success speak to many women entrepreneurs, although she never would say that. We “met” through her blog and later IRL. Hearing her story made much of the research I have read come […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, Women and Aging: Unprepared and Unaware 2 years, 5 months ago
Are you in denial about how long you are likely to live? And what that means for you right now? And what it means for business and our society?
I recently attended a Volunteers of America (VOA) panel on the […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, May, Memorial Day, Military: Lessons for Now 2 years, 7 months ago
Ideas and words whirl as I think and write this column time and again.
What lessons might be most useful, what ideas might resonate?
Memorial Day, the critics charge, has become nothing more than the start of […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, What Are You Doing For Take Our Kids to Work Day? 2 years, 7 months ago
This year, April 28th is Take Our Children to Work Day. What are you doing for it?
When Gloria Steinem and the MS Foundation for Women established Take Our Daughters to Work Day in 1993, it was designed to help […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, Build Forward 2 years, 7 months ago
For many of us, the last few years have been very difficult. Work slowed or stopped. Our network changed as great contacts became unemployed.
All around us was bad news and fear.
Since 2007, 1.1 million […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, Community, Culture, and Reality 2 years, 8 months ago
On my mind
The news was shocking to wake up to: a huge earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The images have filled my days since. I am amazed by the strength of the survivors.
And when it all becomes too much, I […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, What’s Her Story Got to Do with Me? 2 years, 8 months ago
A key ingredient in being a successful entrepreneur is resilience.
Folks who grow a successful business do not do it in a nice, upward curving seamless success pathway. They have to adapt, overcome obstacles, […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, I Text, You Tweet, Are We Communicating? 2 years, 9 months ago
Effective communications are the lifeblood of business.
There are courses in colleges, seminars aplenty, and specialized coaches. And yet… so often we fail to actually connect and understand when it is vital […]
Patricia Frame wrote a new post, Three Gifts For You In 2011 2 years, 10 months ago
The first gift is time.
Sure, we all have the same hours in each day. But you know folks who do an amazing amount with their 24 hours and others who seem unable to do much in theirs.
Take one hour of your time […]
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