Fall - The Perfect Time to Find Your Franchise

For many, the fall marks a time of renewal. The kids go back to school and this tends to lead to a shift in approach to business as well. The long days of summer have come to an end and the holidays are right around the corner. With a renewed bustle of activity, there is a feeling of something ending and beginning at the same time. Fall is the perfect time to reflect, regroup, and make a plan of attack for the end of year and beyond. Perhaps, it’s with this feeling of renewal that it’s time to get the ball rolling to start your new business....more

On Being Relevant After Retirement

Nancy M. GarberI’d submitted my retirement papers and was attending my last conference when a younger colleague confided, “My biggest fear about retiring someday is no longer being relevant.” He’d made no secret of his envy (his exact words were, “You know I hate you now”). He's since taken a job outside the field of higher education, where we worked together for more than a decade, but his observation sparked questions about my own relevance outside the daily workforce. In fact, it has haunted me for years....more

Women Winning With Franchising

Erin Nichols – Another woman, who is winning with franchising!  Erin is the Franchise Developer for Colorado at Always Best Care Senior Services. Always Best Care provides warm, compassionate and professional care for seniors and others when they need it most. Always Best Care began awarding franchises in 2007, and is now one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States.  ...more

Women Winning With Franchising

Erin Nichols – Another woman, who is winning with franchising!  Erin is the Franchise Developer for Colorado at Always Best Care Senior Services. Always Best Care provides warm, compassionate and professional care for seniors and others when they need it most. Always Best Care began awarding franchises in 2007, and is now one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States.  ...more

5 Times Being a Woman Rocked and Sucked Financially

There is overwhelming evidence supporting the idea that there is gender inequality (namely male privilege) in every aspect of society. Those who have not noticed this are clearly not paying attention, or educated on patriarchal issues. Or feminist issues. Actually, they have not been educated on any issue that has to do with inequality....more
Caitlin Verdi  Those are all excellent points. Thank you very much for sharing!more

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

I was recently speaking to one of my friends about what she wanted to be "when she grew up". Yes, I know this seems a bit silly but even folks my age (~11 years old) don't know!  It's okay....more

Mikael Grey connects to Filipinos in UAE

 'The power? Of the DJ? It’s to motivate the crowd man. It’s to have the insight to motivate the crowd. To have the crowd at your fingertips. To control the crowd.'- Kool HercI just got word that a popular disc jockey in Cagayan de Oro City is making it big in the United Arab Emirates....more

When You Have to Fight to Build a Life You Love

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if the people in our lives all wanted what we want, so we could just chase our heart’s desires, and they’d all be happy to chase them with us? Ahh. Let’s all take a moment to savor that wonderful fantasy....more

Seven of the Deadliest Hiring Sins: Busted

Hiring too fast is a temptation; trust me, it certainly is! With the start-ups looking to make it big internationally and Big Data being a raging issue, the recruitment procedures are often thrown out of the window and compromised for those fast-paced alternatives, causing havoc in the long run....more

A Simple Strategy to Handle Workload Overload

Workload overload has become an epidemic that’s wearing us all out!  How do you handle it?In this episode of Gotta Quick Question, workload overload is Jessica’s dilemma and I offer a practical way sort through what's on her to-do list and what to say when when she gets asked to do MORE (because you know she will!)....more
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