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Hot Mommas Project Winner Ann Bevans Talks Business & Darth Vader
Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Jill Foster
Hot Mommas Project Winner Ann Bevans Talks Business & Darth Vader
16 May 2011

DISCLAIMER to readers: Darth Vader was not harmed in this recording. She just gave a great speech on the benefits and stress from having so many available choices. She has resolve, success, and a great depth of reflection. Read more…

3 Presentation Tips From a Product Demo
Communication Skills, Jill Foster, Public Speaking
3 Presentation Tips From a Product Demo
12 April 2011

A colleague recently shared her pre-game angst for giving a product demonstration. She felt less confident about this particular demo, especially when envisioning questions from attendees that could favor her competition vs her product. Here are 3 tips that helped her increase her sense of ease, confidence, and control. Read more…

On International Women’s Day, A Recovered Respect For Grandma
Empowerment, Jill Foster, Women In Business
On International Women's Day, A Recovered Respect For Grandma
8 March 2011

On International Women’s Day, here’s a thought-provoking message from Jill Foster… on how reliving a family story has given her renewed respect for a woman ahead of her time. Cited by ForbesWoman as one of 30 women entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter, Jill Foster is principal of Live Your Talk and founding editor of Women Grow Business. Read more…

The Welcome Surprises of Storyboarding A Speech
Jill Foster, Public Speaking, Women In Business
The Welcome Surprises of Storyboarding A Speech
24 February 2011

[Ed: we hope you enjoy this post either by watching the video, or by reading the written summary below... These are driving questions an audience immediately wants answered when you or any speaker takes the stage to give a speech. The first question is the biggie and represents the audience's natural craving for orientation to the speaker's purpose. Read more…

How To Prepare For Rapid-Fire Q&A With Any Audience
Communication Skills, Jill Foster, Women In Business
How To Prepare For Rapid-Fire Q&A With Any Audience
11 January 2011

… rich in examples and relevance with even insight from Dr. Thus describes what it’s been like reading Karen Friedman’s new book Shut Up and Say Something (Praeger). Read more…

The Value of Online Connections
Networking, Thursday Bram, Women In Business
The Value of Online Connections
29 January 2010

I think I’m a decent networker. I can go to an event and talk to every person in the room. I can leave with more than just a stack of business cards in hand — I can get a good idea of how I can help my new contacts and build a strong relationship. Read more…

Dazed, Confused, Focused: 5 Tips From the CES Floor
Events, Five Facts & Stats, Jen Consalvo
Dazed, Confused, Focused: 5 Tips From the CES Floor
28 January 2010

I have a love for knowing what is going on in technology, whether it’s the latest Internet start-ups or the next generation gadgets. So, when I had an opportunity to go to Las Vegas for the 2010 International Consumer Electronic Show (CES) I couldn’t pass it up. I knew going into the 4-day event that it would be a major challenge trying to juggle the daily needs of my new ventures with the morning, noon, night and pre-dawn activities around CES. Read more…

Award-Winning Shonali Burke Becomes New Editor for WomenGrowBusiness.com
Women In Business
Award-Winning Shonali Burke Becomes New Editor for WomenGrowBusiness.com
26 January 2010

With an incredible track record in the world of integrated communications – plus a great attitude to match – Shonali Burke knows how to grow business and strong partnerships. And from the start, she’s been a Women Grow Business guest blogger and enthusiast. She’s demonstrated leadership and impact through a range of business communities. Read more…

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