Tag: leadership

Nothing Lost, Nothing Gained – 3 Qualities of an Outstanding Leader

~by Anita Ginsburg~ . The path to being an outstanding leader is paved with hard work and lots of experience. While it can take time to build the necessary experience to fill the shoes of an exceptional leader, there are other qualities that an outstanding leader should strive to develop. With the right qualities, a…
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Best Tips to Foster a Mentoring Culture in the Workplace

~by Hannah Whittenly~ . Formal mentoring programs are showing up in companies across the country. The popularity of mentorship within corporate culture is rising because leaders are seeing the clear benefits that it offers employees, management and organizations. You may think that setting up a program to encourage mentor/mentee relationships within your business sounds too…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Kristie Kennedy

Kristie Kennedy is a women’s empowerment speaker, entrepreneurial leadership coach and highly accomplished author. She is skilled in four areas of personal development: mindset, momentum, motivation and potential maximization. Kristie has a passion for helping leaders who have reached a plateau, with the ability to turn their “Cannots” into “Cans”, and their dreams into plans.…
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Obtaining Balance as a Leader

~by Mekel Harris~ Serving as a leader within this fast-paced society requires the contemporary “leadership girl” to be able to wear many professional “heels,” if you will, while at the same time, master the art of balance.  Balance … a word that has become more commonplace in recent years, yet still remains elusive to many…
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3 Instant Life-Lessons Taught By Selling Girl Scout Cookies

It’s Girl Scout Cookie season! It’s the 102nd anniversary of the Girl Scouts, and as I’ve been helping to sell these delicious baked treats, I’ve also thought about the lessons the girls learn every year while selling their cookies. It’s more than just being able to earn badges… selling Girl Scout cookies actually teaches valuable…
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Leading Yourself

It’s always easier to tell someone else to change than to take an uncomfortable moment to look at your own actions. Real leaders embrace those uncomfortable moments as opportunities to get to know themselves better. A core element of leadership is to be self-aware – that is to know your strengths, weaknesses, blind spots and…
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How to STOP Running in Heels and Get a Life you Want! – Jackie Ruka

 By Jackie Ruka Are you a woman running heals, frantic to figure out your time with career, money, family and social life but end up not doing anything at all to resolve this feeling of disarray? Well, join the club! Each and every one of us has been there. I coin this as “women running…
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Handling Adversity

The reality of the situation is that everyone you meet is going through something, or has gone through adversity.  The devil is in how they hey handle adversity when it does strike.  It’s not so much about completely avoiding problems, and never having them, but rather how you deal with them when they do happen.…
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4 is More: Feeling Groovy

      This is a great article from my friend Amy… I know that I have found myself just going WAAAY too fast at times, then I start dropping balls, left and right.  My worst offense is usually forgetting appointments, because I fail to write them down.. UGH!  I hate when I do that.…
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Driving My Children’s Teachers Crazy

I believe in teaching my children to question nearly everything.  And the correct answer to most questions in social studies, science, and literature is “It depends”.  Math is the only class where there is such a thing as an absolutely right answer.  Since my younger daughter likes to argue with nearly everything, including inanimate objects,…
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