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No Complaining Unless You’ve Done Something About the Problem First
Business, Public Speaking, Thursday Bram
No Complaining Unless You've Done Something About the Problem First
26 July 2012

Getting more women up on stage at conferences, especially in tech fields, is important. We can all agree on that. But recently, I read a post that has got me thinking about what really needs to happen to make it happen. Read more…

Recap of Our #WgBiz Twitter chat with Thursday Bram (@ThursdayB)
Thursday Bram
Recap of Our #WgBiz Twitter chat with Thursday Bram (@ThursdayB)
4 January 2012

I hope you had a wonderful, safe and happy holiday break. Now that our celebration with our sponsor is over, it’s time for us to resume our equally enjoyable regular Women Grow Business activities. Seems like just a minute ago it was November and we were having our wonderful freelance Twitter chat with Thursday Bram of Hyper Modern Consulting, who is also a regular contributor here at Women Grow Business. Read more…

Upcoming Women Grow Business Events (And How to Submit Yours)
Business, Entrepreneurship, Events
Upcoming Women Grow Business Events (And How to Submit Yours)
7 November 2011

We’ve got two events coming up this November for Women Grow Business, one live, and one virtual. It also occurred to me when observing shares in Facebook and on Twitter that many community members have their own events to share, so I’ve decided to try a little experiment, which we’ll discuss momentarily. First, let me update you on our latest news. Read more…

Learning Entrepreneurship: Something School Doesn’t Teach
Entrepreneurship, Thursday Bram, Women In Business
Learning Entrepreneurship: Something School Doesn't Teach
30 June 2010

Plague, meet Consumer Economics. In my senior year of high school, I had to take Consumer Economics — a class devoted to teaching me how to handle my checkbook, make a budget and generally be a good consumer. This type of class is mandatory in most states (despite incredible efforts on the part of students such as myself to avoid it like the plague). Read more…

Where’s The Perspective In Productivity?
Empowerment, Thursday Bram, Women In Business
Where's The Perspective In Productivity?
18 May 2010

When I scroll through my feed reader, I see lots of posts on topics like “10 Ways to Power Through Your Task List” or “How to Absolutely Rock Your Day. ” It’s rare that I see something with a perspective beyond assuming that the pile of tasks you need to do today should be demolished. In a word, most productivity advices tends to be macho. Read more…

Should Your Family Be Part Of Your Branding?
Marketing/Branding, Thursday Bram, Women In Business
Should Your Family Be Part Of Your Branding?
14 May 2010

When I still lived at home, I always knew how I would be spending Mother’s Day. My sisters and I would pull weeds, move dirt and generally labor in the yard for our mother — along with doing any other chore she could think of. We were a captive audience — she knew she could get plenty of work out of us. Read more…

What Has Ada Lovelace Done For You?
Thursday Bram,Women In Business
What Has Ada Lovelace Done For You?
24 March 2010

Necessity’s the mother of invention. So’s her daughter. Technology has never been a game that just guys can play. 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…

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