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The How And Why of Great Goal Setting

June 7, 2017 | Sally Dooley

One of the greatest privileges and responsibilities of leadership from my perspective is helping teams and individuals grow and develop. Unfortunately, though, this isn’t an automatic process: it takes intentionality, focus and energy, but the rewards are worth it! Think about leaders you have worked for who have been invested in your growth. Did you […]



Advice for Career Changers: 8 Resume Tips to Advance Your Career

April 28, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

Advice for Career Changers

Switching careers is both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. You may be more than ready to move on from the industry you’ve worked in for the past few years, but it’s still a scary and unfamiliar path ahead of you. Knowing how to present your resume in the best light possible is a […]



5 Steps On How To Overcome The Expert’s Dilemma

April 11, 2017 | Catriona Pollard

The challenge facing many women in business is figuring out how to overcome the Expert’s Dilemma. I’m sure you have experienced it. If any of these strike a chord with you… you’re not alone. This is the Expert’s Dilemma! I have struggled with this for a long time, so I wrote a book to help […]



Be Authentic….And Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

April 7, 2017 | Pix Jonasson

After going through some pretty tough times emotionally and financially over the past year or so, I had been “putting it out there” so to speak. And pun intended! The topic of mindfulness has been on my radar….my RAS, my Reticular Activating System. Recently I posted a comment on FB and tagged a few people […]



5 Productivity Improvement Methods While Working As A Freelancer

March 28, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

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The freelance economy is certainly gaining ground in the U.S. and across the globe. According to a recent workforce study on “Freelancing in America: 2016,” the freelance sector now represents 35 percent of the U.S. workforce. The independent study also shows that there is indeed a market for this type of work, and over the […]



Woman as Leaders: 6 Tips For High Performance Team Building

February 17, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

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As a woman in leadership, you have the rare opportunity to chart not just your own career course, but pave the way for a whole future generation of aspiring women leaders. In this post, learn six key tips to build high performance teams that will benefit you and everyone you work with. Tip 1: Know […]



Social Entrepreneurship Insight: Key Trends to Watch in 2017

January 23, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

Social entrepreneurship is experiencing some exciting key trends to watch in 2017. What was once a difficult venture to pursue is becoming easier as access to valuable resources increases and as more consumers hold corporations socially responsible. Let’s take a look at what exactly social entrepreneurship is, what defines a social enterprise, and what the […]



5 Benefits of Ongoing Staff Training and Development

November 17, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

If training and developing staff is something you do once, upon hiring, then never bother to provide updates or the chance to learn new skills, we may have just discovered why your business is in the doldrums. There are so many reasons why staff training is important that, were you to ponder them all simultaneously, […]



4 Working Skills Employers Are Looking For in First Jobbers

October 21, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

Getting your first job can be stressful. When you don’t have the experience to appear competitive to the job market, you can feel like you’re never going to get hired. But employers are looking for more than just a background of employment when they’re deciding who they should hire. When attempting to land your first […]



Why You Need To Become A Storyteller

September 22, 2016 | Catriona Pollard

In today’s business, communications and media climate, you also need to know how to be a storyteller. To be competitive in your business, you have to learn how to tell your narrative and share it widely. Although long-form and conventional journalism now share the stage with messages of 140 characters or less and images that […]