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Empowering Intelligent, Confident, Independent Women to Take Back Their Power

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by Shirani M. Pathak, LCSW One of my passions in life is to help empower women. As women, we can sometimes have a tendency to give away our power, and then our sense of self-worth relies on other people. It relies on our parents, our partners, our children, our bosses, our friends, our hair dresser,…

Sing It Girl! by @4workingartists

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by Crista Cloutier Studies show that 60% of Americans fully regret their career choice. Are you part of that majority? I once had a thriving career in the glamorous world of contemporary art. I was an international art dealer, I was the head of a renowned studio where I worked with significant artists and ran…

Entrepreneurship and Business, Sales & Marketing, Personal Branding by @eleanorbeaton

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by Eleanor Beaton   Five Seconds. That’s about how much time it takes for someone you’ve just met to decide whether or not she can trust you. Which means that by the time you’ve said your name, started your talk, or launched into your presentation, you’ve either won the room over or left it cold….

Stop the Productivity Killers! Stressed, Distracted and Unorganized by @lieshapetrovich

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by Liesha Petrovich You’re on a tight deadline, and need to be at the top of your game. But you can’t seem to think or focus on anything. Stress is your new BFF. Why you are distracted isn’t the issue. The real issue is that life happens. And you still have to work. So you…

4 Ways to Get More Twitter Followers Now by @_TeriHarrison

by Teri Harrison We can all remember that moment…when we took the plunge and officially joined the “Twitter-verse.” It felt so good to add one more notch to your social media belts. But then, reality set in. You had zero followers and someone else had thousands. You began to ponder that equation. How did they…

10 Tips to Avoid Burn Out For The Self-Employed Super-Woman by @AnnaMadeItMe

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by Anna Jorgensen 1. Set boundaries. • With Clients. The best way to reduce redundant contact is to come out of the gate with The Expectation Plan. Letting clients know up front what to expect and how we work not only wins professional accolades, it reduces a cache of unnecessary communication. • With Family/Friends. Women…

Every Brand Has A Story To Tell…What’s Yours? by @TheRoguePea

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by Nancy Ceresia The ultimate in content marketing has gone old school In today’s social society, the emphasis on content creation, curation and sharing via social platforms has been preached ad nauseum. I’m not sure about you, but I’m kind of tired of social media being heralded the be all and end all marketing tool…

The 5 Customer Parasites That Will Cripple Your Business

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by Andrew McDermott PICTURE THIS: Your co-workers are depressed. Morale is low. Everyone’s missing deadlines. Work isn’t getting done. People can’t seem to get along. Everyone’s unhappy, bitter even. Work reeks of tension. When you started you were excited, optimistic. Now the thought of coming in fills you with dread. It’s taken the joy out…

Oprah Does This and You Should Too! by @toninelsonbiz

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by Toni Nelson Sometimes I wonder if Oprah truly realizes the lives that she touches. She is such an inspiration for so many people. When Oprah had her TV show she had a variety of guests.  Those who watched found her interview style appealing as well as informative. There’s no doubt that Oprah’s audience tuned…

5 Amazing Photo Editing Apps to Beautify Your Next ‘Selfie’

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by Amber Alvi Let’s admit it. Everybody loves taking a ‘Selfie’ and that includes even the president, Barack Obama. Although, it doesn’t take rocket science to take the perfect selfie, there are a number of photo editing apps in the market for fixing those tiny errors so you can beautify your ‘selfie’ to share with…