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5 Ways to Say Thank You to Veterans (Especially Women Veterans)
Business, Patricia Frame, Women In Business
5 Ways to Say Thank You to Veterans (Especially Women Veterans)
12 November 2012

It’s alarming how difficult it is to find unique ways to contribute to resources for women veterans online, even on Veteran’s Day (or technically, the day we observe the day when it falls on a weekend). (And yes, women veterans are a thing. That’s not to say these resources don’t exist, thankfully. Read more…

    Women in Business Interview: Elizabeth Moon of Focus Data Solutions
    Communication Skills, Entrepreneurship, Patricia Frame
    Women in Business Interview: Elizabeth Moon of Focus Data Solutions
    24 February 2012

    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 entrepreneurs do. Elizabeth and Page Moon founded Focus Data Solutions (FDS) as an answer to their interests and needs. Read more…

      Your Company’s Culture: Your Success or Failure Depends on it
      Business, Patricia Frame, Women In Business
      Your Company's Culture: Your Success or Failure Depends on it
      20 December 2011

      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. Some had no idea that hiring, compensation or general business practices had anything much to do with an organization’s culture. Others knew that they did, but did not know how to create practices which supported the culture they wanted. Read more…

        Veteran’s Day: Why Small Business Owners Should Care
        Business, Entrepreneurship, Human resources for Small Business
        Veteran's Day:  Why Small Business Owners Should Care
        11 November 2011

        Veteran’s Day is barely a holiday in the US, except as a retail sales gimmick. Fewer than 2% of us have ever served in the military. And since we moved away from the draft to an all-volunteer service, those who do serve come from a smaller slice of the population. Read more…

          The Progress Principle – A Book Review
          Business, Patricia Frame, Reviews
          The Progress Principle - A Book Review
          4 November 2011

          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. Read more…

            Thanks Be With You
            Patricia Frame,Women In Business
            Thanks Be With You
            10 October 2011

            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 to a group of small business people about performance management – and saying “Thank You” came up. Many people feel as if polite manners have exited the workplace. Read more…

              Tell Me Not [Redux]
              Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Patricia Frame
              Tell Me Not [Redux]
              23 August 2011

              [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. Read more…

                Should I Support Women?
                Empowerment, Patricia Frame, Women In Business
                Should I Support Women?
                17 August 2011

                August 26th is Women’s Equality Day once again. Women’s rights in the U.S. have been a question again and again, from our role in the American Revolution to today. I suspect we may celebrate the day we got the right to vote because of our continuing lack of proportionate impact, rather than because we have power. Read more…

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