In this latest turn of events...

In this latest turn of events…I am now the official 3rd grade teacher at a very small Catholic school in a nearby town. I’m not even sure how it happened. The day I got my rejection letter (the Monday before this last one), I applied for a job there. On Tuesday they called me in for an interview. I interviewed on Friday. They offered me the job on Monday. I accepted yesterday....more

In Conversation with Barbara Hanna, Co-Founder of Cyant

  In Conversation With is a series of interviews with prominent women that inspire, motivate, and intrigue me. These interviews originally appeared on SharpHeels. Barbara Hanna, Scientific Visionary, Admirer of Apple Corp and Chef Hobbyist ...more

How Losing My Stomach Made Me Hungry For Life

My name is Amy Oestreicher, and according to doctors, I am a “surgical disaster.”  However, at 28, I feel truly blessed.  I may not have a stomach, but I sure am hungry for life.  It started in 2005 – a week before my senior prom.  It was our second night of Passover, and my stomach started hurting.  My dad said it might be gas, but he took me to the ER for an x-ray, just in case.  On the way there, my cheeks actually puffed up, soon after, I collapsed, and I woke up from my coma months later.  Apparently, there was a blood clot on the mesenteric artery ...more

5 Ways to Manage Work-Related Stress

Have you ever been so stressed out at work where you feel like you kind of just want to quit and walk dogs all day? ...more
Such great advice! Lists help me prioritize and then once in a while I will go for a quick walk ...more

Easiest way to start a conversation for the shy or shameless

I’ve been asked many times, “Mary, you are so good at networking. What do you do to make it look so easy?”What I share often surprises – and relieves – them.I share the easiest way to start a conversation for the shy or shameless in my last Gotta Quick Question video. Take a quick look:...more

Rain Will Produce Success and Flourishing

 Rain can blur visibility or create a huge mess (when non-stop for a prolonged amount of time), but rain also provides n...more

In Conversation with Melissa Gonzalez, Pop-Up Architect Powerhouse

 In Conversation With is a series of interviews with prominent women that inspire, motivate, and intrigue me. These interviews originally appeared on SharpHeels.Pop-Up Architect Powerhouse Melissa Gonzalez ...more
jkhoey so excited about what's next in our pipeline...more

Acting & Pregnant... A mommy/actress' POV

Acting and Pregnant... A New Mom/Actress' POV...more

In Conversation with Mariya Nurislamova: Free-spirited Entrepreneur and Scent Aficionado

In Conversation With is a series of interviews with prominent women that inspire, motivate, and intrigue me. These interviews originally appeared on SharpHeels.Mariya Nurislamova: CEO and co-founder of ScentbirdMariya Nurislamova is the very youthful, Russian-born CEO and co-founder of Scentbird – a revolutionary, “try-before-you-buy” service for perfume....more