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Dream A Little Bigger, Darling
Ann Bevans, Capacity Building, Empowerment
Dream A Little Bigger, Darling
28 February 2011

I am obsessed with the movie Inception. The whole idea of living your life inside a dream (yours or someone else’s) has fascinating implications. One of my favorite scenes is when the gang finds itself under attack in the first dream level. Read more…

A Tiny Thread
Ann Bevans, Capacity Building, Empowerment
A Tiny Thread
13 January 2011

I may be the worst seamstress ever. This is deeply embarrassing, if only because my mother was such a pro. When my sister and I were small, we spent countless hours with her at Jo-Ann’s, flipping through pattern books and selecting fabrics. Read more…

Mix It Up!
Ann Bevans, Balancing Act, Women In Business
Mix It Up!
28 September 2010

It’s so darn easy to get in a rut. Changing different aspects of your work life will help you stay sharp and focused. I can’t think of a quicker way to become bored and burnt out. Read more…

Why Giving Back Is Good For Business
Ann Bevans, Community Building, Women In Business
Why Giving Back Is Good For Business
29 June 2010

I’m not a soup kitchen kind of girl. When people say, “I’m going to volunteer!” isn’t that the first thing you think of?  It is for me. And while I’m deeply moved by the enormous difficulties homeless people face, I just don’t see myself in latex gloves and a shower cap dishing out shepherd’s pie. Read more…

In Business? Be Brave!
Ann Bevans, Empowerment, Women In Business
In Business? Be Brave!
27 May 2010

There used to be a churrascaria near my house. A churrascaria is a traditional Brazilian barbeque where diners are treated to a wide selection of meats, roasted on spits and carved at the table.   On a busy night, there might be a dozen waiters, each carrying three skewers of beef, chicken, pork or lamb, scurrying from table to table. Read more…

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