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Jump Start Your Productivity With Spring Cleaning
Patricia Frame,Women In Business
Jump Start Your Productivity With Spring Cleaning
16 April 2010

OK, maybe you don’t react to the first signs of spring with a ‘wow, let’s get rid of the clutter and mess’ moment.   Not my first thought certainly.   Mine runs to the beauty: trees turning every shade of green, flowers poking up, and the rainbow which flowering trees and shrubs add. Read more…

April Showers Bring Money Smarts
Patricia Frame, Resources, Women In Business
April Showers Bring Money Smarts
7 April 2010

Have the economic problems of the past few years made you more conscious of your finances?  Or is it just time to get yourself smarter?  Do you need ideas to educate your family?  Or your employees?  There are a lot of great resources available. Money Smart Week is April 17th – 24th this year. Start with the federal government – almost anything you might want to know has been written about. Read more…

From Personal to Societal Resilience: Building the Capacity of Your World
Capacity Building, Patricia Frame, Women In Business
From Personal to Societal Resilience: Building the Capacity of Your World
29 March 2010

Editor’s note: This is the final post in a three-part series by guest contributor Patrica Frame that looks at the many facets of resilience in women and how we can build our own capacity. This final post examines capacity building on a macro-level: that of your world. A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses. Read more…

The Incredible Disappearing Woman: Lessons on Dealing With Ageism From Mollie Katzen
Empowerment, Liz Scherer, Women In Business
The Incredible Disappearing Woman: Lessons on Dealing With Ageism From Mollie Katzen
8 March 2010

Have you heard that Sixty is the new Forty? And Seventy the new Fifty? Sounds appealing until you fully realize the implications. Although women are more engaged and successful than ever (remember today’s International Women’s Day), the woman in the mirror might not have much to say about the fact that her image is likely to disappear right before her eyes – just as she’s reaching the pinnacle of her career. In a “visual culture” like ours, where youth and beauty are often valued more than experience and “foundation,” many women find that they eventually cease to exist. Read more…

You’ve Taken Care of Business: What About Personal Capacity Building?
Capacity Building, Patricia Frame, Women In Business
You've Taken Care of Business: What About Personal Capacity Building?
4 March 2010

Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series by guest contributor Patrica Frame that looks at the many facets of resilience in women and how we can build our own capacity. This second post in the series takes a look at personal capacity building. So many of us understand the importance of building the capacity of our business, but ourselves? Not so much. Read more…

Gimme Money, Honey: America Saves Week Starts Feb 21
Capacity Building, Patricia Frame, Women In Business
Gimme Money, Honey: America Saves Week Starts Feb 21
16 February 2010

America Saves Week 2010 starts next week, on Feb. 21st.   And the supporting organization offers ideas for both individuals and companies. Read more…

Temp’ing at 90 – Retirement, Disability, Resilience and You
Capacity Building, Patricia Frame, Women In Business
Temp'ing at 90 - Retirement, Disability, Resilience and You
10 February 2010

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series by guest contributor Patrica Frame that looks at the many facets of resilience in women and how we can build our own capacity. This first part of the series takes a preliminary look at a critical capacity-building exercise that is the epitome of resilience – retirement planning. Retire? That’s a discussion for others… Read more…

“Small Businesses Can No Longer Afford To Be Dilettantes When Hiring”
Human resources for Small Business, Interviews, Patricia Frame
6 January 2010

For Women Grow Business, I interviewed Peter Weddle (who is “… filled with ingenious ideas” per The Washington Post). He is a serial entrepreneur with terrific expertise in recruiting and human capital issues. Read more…

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