There’s a new wave of development among women at the moment. It’s a revolution that’s silently sweeping across nations of the world with an astonishing surge.It’s called entrepreneurship.Today, more than ever before, a larger percentage of women are leaving the corporate workforce to start their own businesses....more
Many mothers who spend time raising children also spend time making valuable contributions to their communities. Chances are, you know a mom who has produced a school play, organized a fundraising event, or volunteered for a youth activity. Add them up and these efforts demonstrate translatable skills for a resume.
While waiting 30 minutes in line for coffee this morning (yes, seriously. And yes, it was worth it to prevent a headache), I got to thinking about the pros and cons of having a large communication conference in a small, old casino....more
Over the past several weeks I’ve coached three entrepreneurs through their launches – that big day when they release a new piece of work into the world for the very first time. If you’ve never done this yourself you would not believe the amount of energy that must be summoned to actually push the GO LIVE button on a new website or to ship the first product or to send that first proposal. Even with careful preparation and high hopes, it takes everything you have to get off the starting blocks....more
By Marcia Powers, Career Coach at American Public UniversityEarning a college degree is a major accomplishment. After many semesters of hard work and dedication, you are finally able to reference your conferral when applying for new job opportunities....more
Being a singer/songwriter is no easy feat. Until you can afford to hire a manager, agent and/or personal assistant, you’re really running a one-man (or one-woman!) show. It’s hard work, but you are determined to make it, so you give it your all. ...more
The world's highest performers have remarkable clarity about who they are, how they treat others and what life principles and practices keep them progressing and performing at their best. Today, we're going to work through these areas together....more
Perfecting the art of the resume is one of the most stressful part of the job hunt, and it’s something I am sure that we all have struggled with in the past. There is nothing more challenging than dealing with the stress of the job search, and trying to make sure that you dotted all your i’s and crossed all your t’s.
About a week and a half ago, I spent the day talking about leadership with my colleagues. We sat in a circle, nibbling on chocolate mints and letting the unseasonably warm wind blow off the water and into the house.At one point, several of us weighed in on this question: Have you ever been thrust into leadership without sufficient preparation and perhaps to the detriment of those you were leading?...more