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2012 National Political ConventionsAPPLICATION DEADLINE CLOSED APRIL 15, 2012 Press credentials for magazines, newsletters, non-daily newspapers, and online publications for the National Political Conventions are handled through the Senate Periodical Press Gallery....more
Robin, you and I have similar dreams. And mentors. Maybe you could be the news anchor and I ...more

Golf Like a Girl, Whine Like a Baby

I had the chance to hit the golf course for the first time in 20 years last week. It was a partial fundraiser for one of my networking groups – $20 for an hour and half group lesson....more
 @Barefoot Sasha Yes! What do you do? Why I'm the Scheduling Pro at a major office in the ...more

Women Are Succeeding in Business (in Part) Thanks to Our Men!

I’ve been on a research quest to understand why The Woman Effect is beginning to help organizations and economies succeed when a significant presence of women in leadership. The fourth reason I discovered hiding in the research turned out to be a happy surprise. As will come as no surprise to many of us – whether entrepreneurs or corporate women - our guys are stepping into help us succeed – at home and in the office.  Women And Men Are Forming New Partnerships ...more

YOU ARE YOUR BUSINESS CARD.

 YOU ARE YOUR BUSINESS CARD.I learned this very truthful statement from my mentor.What does it mean? For me, it has been a daily reminder of my own professionalism. I always ask myself what am I trying to achieve? It is important to first understand what your mission statement is, I will follow this post up with a great way to discover your mission thanks to the Franklin Covey system....more

10 Ways to Honor Your Greatness

Here are 10 choices you can make to honor your greatness. Perhaps some of them you already are making. Perhaps not. What is essential is that you realize that, regardless of the choices you have made in the past, you are always – I repeat, always – able to begin making new choices that will not only honor you but take you in a new, more meaningful direction in life.1. Choosing to Take Responsibility...more

Why You Should Choose a Mentor. Part 1

Choosing a mentor is one of the most important decisions you can make as a professional.  Successful entrepreneurs understand the importance of having a mentor.  Mentors should be those whose work you admire; poses strong leadership abilities; an inspiration to you and others; offer solutions when you are faced with obstacles and invaluable insight.  Mentors are experts within a particular field and offer a wealth of experience.  In fact, developing a portfolio of mentors to meet different aspects of your life, both personally and professionally, is par...more

Be The Person Decision Makers Love to Hire and Promote!

Have you ever noticed that some professional women seem to get the best projects, clients, contracts and assignments, and their work is always in demand? Business women looking to move up must be constantly reinventing themselves, determining what skills they possess, acquiring those they need, and broadening their professional goals. Human resource professionals agree that executives consider the following skills and attitudes among the most important in promoting professional growth:...more

Women and Power: An Uncomfortable Pas de Deux

“Power is neither male nor female.” ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I’ve been a “feminist” since the early 70s (back when it wasn’t a dirty word or something many mainstream women backed away from endorsing out of fear they’d be cast as some power mad, man-hating, dare I say “bi…” (okay, I didn’t say it). Despite this one constant in my life however, I admit to engaging in a decades-long struggle with my own authentic power....more