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The Secrets of Your Second Brain
Leadership,Mayra Ruiz-McPherson
The Secrets of Your Second Brain
9 December 2011

I recently attended a self-empowerment workshop session, hosted by The Women’s Network (affiliated with the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce) and led by licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Michael McCarty, PhD, CCAC-S of Heartspace Enterprises, LLC. The session, entitled “Power Up: Aligning Your Heart and Brain for Optimal Performance,” was a topic of interest for me and clearly for many of the other professional women attending the seminar. Read more…

Miss Representation – Can Business Women Leaders Spark the Change?
Business, Gini Dietrich, Women In Business
Miss Representation - Can Business Women Leaders Spark the Change?
5 December 2011

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. There is a very interesting debate happening online. It’s being highlighted with the Miss Representation Sundance film about media portrays women in a derogatory manner (see the trailer after the article). Read more…

Influencing for All Seasons: Creating and Influencing Specific Business Relationships
Business, Leadership, Libby Wagner
Influencing for All Seasons: Creating and Influencing Specific Business Relationships
1 December 2011

People want to imagine it takes different skill sets to influence types of different people— based on their position especially and their relationship secondarily. For example, some believe that influencing “up,” toward your superiors, is the most challenging of all; others believe they have no power to influence vendors or suppliers or customers. In reality, the person sitting across from you is exactly that: a person. Read more…

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