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Support for the Survivor: BE REAL

February 23rd, 2010

What can you do when someone reveals abuse? B – Believe her and believe in her* E – Educate yourself; share your knowledge R – Reassure her that is was not her fault E – Empower with information and resources A – Ask what you can do and do your best L – Listen without judgment to what is said *It is estimated that at least 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will be a victim of abuse violence in their lifetime. The female pronoun is used for both genders. Created by Lynn C. Tolson, author of Beyond the Tears: A True Survivor\’s Story founder of The Project for... Read More

Kaleidoscope Memories – Childhood Stories that Celebrate Family Life

February 18th, 2010

Author: Cindy Oldham, Vicky Ennis, Jenny Steeswww.TideDancer.com Reviewed By: Georgia Richardson As I read Kaleidoscope Memories – Childhood Stories that Celebrate Family Life, I couldn\’t help but think that these authors were surely paying it backwards by collecting and sharing their childhood stories. So many people take life a day at a time never allowing the sweet memories of yesterday to come forward, linger a bit, and fill them up. Not so in this reading journey. Author Cindy Oldham and her sibling co-authors, transport the reader to simpler times where innocents and child-like... Read More

Using Viral Marketing to Increase Online Leadership Role

February 17th, 2010

NABBW SECOND FEBRUARY TELESEMINAR Using Viral Marketing to Increase Online Leadership Role Thursday, February 18, 2010 3:00 p.m. EST Phyllis Zimbler Miller, www.millermosaicpowermarketing.com and Barry Plaskow, www.barryplaskow.com Leading viral marketer Barry Plaskow (www.barryplaskow.com) and Internet marketer Phyllis Zimbler Miller (www.millermosaicpowermarketing.com) will share tips and tools for using social media marketing — including websites, blogs, branding and viral marketing techniques — to help women get on the Internet speedway and make a name for themselves by sharing... Read More

Engagement Tips for the Smart Bride and Groom

February 12th, 2010

Now that we\’re in Engagement Season – from Thanksgiving through Valentine\’s Day – if you\’re planning on “popping” or “answering” THE QUESTION you\’ll want to make the most of this life changing moment. So remember . . . Your engagement is a time of great excitement, and all to often the burden and frustration of stress. Yet if you follow these helpful Do\’s and Don\’ts you\’ll enjoy sharing romance and joy as well as the wedding planning itself. And please pass this along to anyone who is engaged or considering it. Do\’s Talk... Read More

Fact or Opinion?

February 12th, 2010

“You ain\’t going nowhere, son. You ought to go back to drivin\’ a truck.” What if Elvis believed this Grand Ole Opry manager\’s critique after his l954 performance? Or the Beatles listened in 1962 when Decca Recording Company responded, “We don\’t like their sound. Groups of guitars are on the way out.” What if Rudyard Kipling quit writing when the San Francisco Examiner told him, “I\’m sorry, but you just don\’t know how to use the English language.” Or as a struggling artist, Walt Disney took seriously the words of a prospective... Read More

Listen UP and Lighten UP!

February 12th, 2010

Listen UP and Lighten UP! Tushkateers, have I got a find for you! Skinny Scoopers! A website from two sassy \’weight loss sisters,\’ Chris and Lisa, who are dedicated to reporting the news that helps you lose! Their pages are overflowing with best food finds, tasty tidbits, and hot jeans. They are scouting the weight loss world looking for inside-sources, fitness experts, diet gurus, and best selling authors to interview as they shed \’lite.\’ Recently, they interviewed me (available on I-Tunes as well as on Skinny Scoopers!) We had the best time laughing it up while slimming... Read More

Five Outstanding East Coast Resort Hotels You should Visit before You Die

February 12th, 2010

Travel is frequently listed as one of the “must do” things on retirees\’ lists, and resort hotels that not only pamper but also include natural beauty, history, great food, and lots of recreational opportunities are very attractive. Here\’s the lowdown, in no particular order, on five of these resort destinations I\’ve visited recently; they are located in the eastern part of the country, and some are offering enticing incentives during these tougher economic times (golf, tennis, pools, and spas are part of each location unless indicated): The Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur... Read More

Stand Up & Speak Out for Real Wellness

February 12th, 2010

Many companies these days are focusing their employee benefits on wellness. That makes sense but when they think of wellness, most companies are thinking exercise programs, healthy eating, smoking cessation, stress reduction, etc. However, the point that many companies are missing is that many people aren\’t exercising or eating healthily, and are smoking, drinking, self-medicating, and totally stressed because they\’re struggling with eldercare issues. Parents are much older, often frailer and often living away from their adult children. As a result, elder caregiving employees miss... Read More

The Top 10 Rules for Calling Your Friends at Home

February 12th, 2010

If these are not laws, they should be. There is nothing more annoying than those adorable people you love calling and breaking all the rules of phone equit … ah … eqi … ah … manners. Phone manners. People who break these rules are probably the same people who go through the 10 Items or Less checkout at Wally World. Oh, you mean you don\’t count 12 cases of cokes as one? I bet they\’re double-parked, too. So here are the Top 10 Rules for Calling Your Friends at Home. Nev-ER, ev-ER call your friends when they are watching their favorite TV show. This is grounds for de-friending.... Read More

Three Ways to Use the Most Important Business Strategy That Exists

February 12th, 2010

Did you know that there is a under the radar strategy that exists that you can take advantage of right now and it can immediately catapult your success. That strategy is positioning. Positioning is the process by which marketers try to create an image or identity in the minds of their target market for its product, brand, or organization.. Re-positioning involves changing the identity of a product, relative to the identity of competing products, in the collective minds of the target market.. At its core, positioning empowers you to take control of your business and use leverage exponentially by... Read More