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Making Your Point With a Remote Audience
Guest Posts, Marketing and PR, Public Speaking
Making Your Point With a Remote Audience
29 July 2011

Webinars continue to be a popular tool for training, marketing and product support, replacing on-site meetings and presentations. This medium is cost-effective, but it poses some unique challenges in creating a seminar that meets the needs of an audience and keeps the audience engaged for the duration. The most common mistake is taking a live presentation and trying to deliver the same content in the same manner remotely. Read more…

    Get Your Lemonade Here!
    Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Guest Posts
    Get Your Lemonade Here!
    28 July 2011

    The popular refrain is one almost any American has heard at the ball game, state fair or other gathering of lots of people. But it often starts in neighborhoods. We’ve all seen them. Read more…

      How to Avoid Becoming a Horrible Boss
      Entrepreneurship, Guest Posts, Leadership
      How to Avoid Becoming a Horrible Boss
      27 July 2011

      In some industries, like film and music, ending up on the “hit list” is a good thing.  Fame and fortune are bound to follow. Unfortunately, winding up on the “hit list” as a manager is an entirely different story. Read more…

        Creating a Success Mindset
        Guest Posts, Leadership, Women In Business
        Creating a Success Mindset
        25 July 2011

        Leading well involves leading yourself first. This seems an exercise in obviousness, though the simplest concepts can often be the most powerful. Leading yourself first means that you’ve got to start with you, on the inside, and that takes some courage and honesty. Read more…

          Women-owned Business & the Feds: Teaming for Success
          Entrepreneurship, Guest Posts, Women In Business
          Women-owned Business & the Feds: Teaming for Success
          22 July 2011

          In October 2010, after 10 years of trying and waiting, women-owned businesses nationwide finally celebrated when the Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the passing of the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program, also known as the 8(m) program. With this program, the U.S. government acknowledged the important role that WOSBs play in federal contracting and the nation’s economy. While the program is still in its infancy (it went into effect in February 2011) and isn’t yet perfect (it is limited to 83 industries), it is nonetheless a great accomplishment that provides untold opportunities for WOSBs. Read more…

            5 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Business
            Guest Posts, social media, Women In Business
            5 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Business
            18 July 2011

            One of the most untapped social media tools is LinkedIn.  Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+ are the media darlings while LinkedIn, which has been around longer than any of the tools combined, continues to grow and provide value without all the celebrity. Sparkle and shine notwithstanding, the fact remains it is the single most valuable tool when it comes to business development. Read more…

              Articulating Your Vision as a Leader
              Empowerment, Guest Posts, Women In Business
              Articulating Your Vision as a Leader
              14 July 2011

              If you are at the very top of your company, if you are leading a team or unit inside a large organization, or even if you are leading a small group of individuals toward a destination, they all think you know where you are going. In that case, a visioning process is your way out. That is, you’ve got to give yourself permission to Dream Big. Read more…

                How Not to Get Overwhelmed
                Balancing Act, Entrepreneurship, Guest Posts
                How Not to Get Overwhelmed
                8 July 2011

                There are times I just want to quit, drop everything off and run away from all my commitments. This happens whenever I’m trying to find the right balance to do the tasks at hand while holding on to my sanity. And yet, at the end of the day, I choose to fulfill my commitments. Read more…

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