Working Mom Interview – Rachel Withers

A busy Mom of two boys, Rachel Withers blogs about Fitness, Faith and Family at A North Carolina native, she likes to share local activities happening in the Triangle region. When she’s not playing with her kids, she enjoys writing, reading, running, and date nights with her husband. Interview Q & A: 1. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work outside the home? I stay at home with my kids and blog part-time at 2. How many kids do you have?  2 boys, ages 3 & 6. 3. What’s your go-to dinner during the week?

Working Mom Interview – Rachel Brenke

Rachel Brenke is an author, photographer, lawyer and business consultant for photographers and bloggers. She currently helps creative industry and blogging professionals all over the world initiate, strategize and implement strategic business and marketing plans through various mediums of consulting resources and legal direction. Interview Q & A 1. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work-outside the home? I manage several businesses of my own. Some of that is done in my home, but some of it requires I go to our studio. 2. How many kids do you have?  Five: Three boys and two girls. 3. What’s

Working Mom Interview – Noa Ronen

About a decade ago, Noa Ronen moved from Israel to Brooklyn, NY with her husband and two small children. The transition was not easy – new city, new country, career change. She began working for a non-profit organization, and eventually started a blog about being an Israeli mom in New York City. Her blog became a business, and inspired her to become a Certified Life and Transition Coach. Noa and her family now reside in North Carolina. Interview Q & A 1. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work-outside the home? I have my own coaching business

Working Mom Interview – Mofoluwaso Ilevbare

Mofoluwaso Ilevbare (aka Fofo) is a transformational Vibrant Life & Leadership Coach, Speaker & Trainer. Her life oozes energy, passion and a desire to see every little girl, teen, and woman soar, free to fly above all limitations and live to her fullest potential. A social entrepreneur & women-in-the-boardroom advocate, Fofo champions a charity for empowering women and young girls in Africa and around the world. She loves God, loves life, and loves to bring out the best in others. Working Mom Interview Q & A 1. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work-outside the home? I have

Entrepreneur Interview – Candi King

Entrepreneur Candi King is a mom of four children, ranging in age from 9 to 14. She has worked with wood extensively, and makes a variety of different wood items, including puzzles, doll houses, and barns. She also sews, and makes reusable cloth gift bags. What is your business/Business Name?  What does your business do?   I am co-owner of an ETSY shop called Wooden Ya Play. My mom and I make wooden toys and other crafts as well as eco-friendly reusable fabric gift bags. Why did you get into this field?  What opportunities did you see? My parents started a

7 Tips for Maintaining a Professional Attitude at Work

Here are 7 great tips for maintaining a professional attitude at work

In this post, we’re going to discuss 7 tips for maintaining a professional attitude at work.  Sometimes, maintaining that attitude at work is very difficult indeed.  While it may be temporarily satisfying to tell someone what you really think in the heat of the moment, it is not necessarily in your best interest to do so. I’ve probably made every single one of these mistakes in my younger years and some of them are pretty cringe-worthy.  I hope that they will save you some of the pain and embarrassment that I went through. 7 Tips for Maintaining a Professional Attitude

Working Mom Interview – Jodi Murphy

Jodi Murphy

Jodi Murphy is a Safety Engineer with a construction/maintenance company in Jacksonville, Florida. After a 20 year career in the Navy as a carpenter, Jodi retired and went to college to earn a Masters in Occupational Safety and Health. She now applies her experience to ensure the health and safety of over 200 workers. Working Mom Interview Q & A —– 1. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work-outside the home? I work outside the home. 2. How many kids do you have? I have three children. 3. What’s your go-to dinner during the week? Do you

How to Prepare Healthy Meals on a Busy Schedule

Healthy Meals

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . As a business owner, chances are pretty good that your days are filled to the brim with more than enough tasks that need to get done. You’re busy, and no matter how good you are at setting goals, prioritizing and scheduling your time, spending time in the kitchen still takes precious time away from other activities. Getting your family fed, especially with healthy meals, can be a huge challenge when you’re super busy. I’ve got four kids, with four totally different schedules and tastes in food. Yet everyone still needs nutritious food that fuels their

How to Eat an Elephant, OR How to Get Things Done

getting things done

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . As you might have guessed, I am not really talking about having elephant as a meal. Maybe you’ve heard that joke about how to eat an elephant? The answer: You eat an elephant one bite at a time. It’s good advice, not just for eating an elephant, but also for getting things done, especially when you’re feeling overwhelmed by your list of “to-dos”. When you’re a woman in business, especially if you have a family, there are tendencies to want to do a million things at once. You get distracted out the wazoo. The reality

5 Secrets of Successful Female Business Leaders

female business leaders

~by Skornia Alison~ . Women have come a long way in their pursuit of becoming business leaders in the corporate world. Today, we have successful female business leaders who are working side by side with their male counterparts. Business leaders like Irene Rosenfeld, Indra Nooyi and Ursula Burns are some examples of famous women leaders who proved that leadership knows no gender. These women leaders achieved phenomenal success because they have the courage, talent and skills to become what they are today. But there is more about them to inspire us than the aforementioned qualities. Some of them deserve a