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Are you interested in building your business by referral?  I meet a lot of women who are. They want more business by referral so they go from networking event to networking event in an effort to get more referrals. Unfortunately, to accomplish anything, it takes more than interest; it takes commitment. in·ter·est  (adjective):  wanting to […]

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By the age of 50, I had been divorced for 12 years, my daughters were growing into young ladies and my career as a founding partner in a successful consulting practice in Washington, D.C. was flourishing. About the only thing missing was how to find my next life partner. Since this was way before social […]

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I started out this article as a blog, beware…what I ended up with is a manifesto. You surely read it or heard about it last year-you know, the book Lean In , Women, Work and the Will to Lead, authored by the reigning Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, an accomplished executive with mounting […]

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Last week, Maria Shriver, the former first lady of California and an award-winning journalist, and the Center for American Progress released its third in a series of reports about the status of women in America today, “A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back From the Brink”. I read the first report released in 2009 and found it […]

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Everybody fails. And while failure is inevitable, coping well with failure is not. Failures come packaged in numerous varieties like that time you sounded stupid in front of your boss, or that time you talked more than you listened, or that time you lost the account? Mistakes at work are a special kind of hell, […]

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“These three words  allow you to take your dreams off hold, go public with your private vision, turn a transition into a transformation, and get your message in front of a larger audience.” Okay, let’s be perfectly honest about what inspired the topic for this blog series.  I am a part of that Boomer generation that […]

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I regularly get questions from people asking me about networking and sometimes I am surprised by how a simple question can really force me to think. I have been building my global network for many years, so networking comes as second nature to me. I give little thought to “starting” and what that requires. Where […]

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I have a confession. Before we get into it though, let me give you a little back story. I started writing a blog last year after becoming very passionate about the challenges women, specifically young professionals, face in the business world. Lately, I have been gaining inspiration from conversations that come up with ladies over […]

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Repeat after me, “I do not have all of the answers.” Come on say it, “I do not have all of the answers.” Now, do you believe it? If you want to be a great leader, acknowledge your inability to know everything. For all of us  leaders it is important to recognize that this is […]

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So, let me be completely transparent: I am a self-admitted recovering perfectionist. As a 41-year-old type A personality, it took me well into my 30′s to admit that I had a problem with trying to be the perfect person. Perfect in all ways- perfect wife, mother, employee, daughter, friend- the list is endless. My behavior […]

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