Tag: Career Women

PRICING:  ARE YOU PRICING LIKE A….. CONSUMER OR A BUSINESS OWNER? One of the major obstacles we face in growing our businesses is learning HOW to ACCURATELY PRICE our product or service to make a PROFIT!  There are several factors involved in making our pricing decisions. Some factors are logical and some...
Many people work long and hard to get access to the right opportunity. The right opportunity can lead you in the right direction, and get you closer to your goals. So why then do people pass up opportunities in hopes that, like a bus, another will come along?  I...
Running a business ain't easy; especially when you are going solo. There are people who are trained to guide you through the process of getting where you want to be. It is a big mistake to try to do it all by yourself. It is a good idea to seek out...
Do you know what information is on your desk? Do you have documents that should have been answered, hidden somewhere under a pile?  Generally, you’ll find yourself with a messy desk because you have no system in place.  Here are some tips to overcome the barrage of papers covering your...
The Grey-Haired Job Seeker Don’t be discouraged, there is still hope if you are a fabulous, female over 50 and seeking employment.  Some industries value the unique experience, the work ethics and drive that a woman of a certain age undoubtedly brings to the world of employment. During our recent...
Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever is a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Solutionist and Race & Gender Empowerment Expert. She's the author of the award-winning book, How Exceptional Black Women Lead and Founder & CEO of the Exceptional Leadership Institute, a global personal and professional development firm that’s grounded in the notion that the...
 Earlier this year, some of you were preparing  to resolve to change your life in one way or another.  Stay focused so you won't  return to the same bad habits that got you to the point of desiring change in the first place. I discovered years ago that the answer...
Step out of the Shoebox: Simple Tips to Organize Your Receipts by Peggy Duncan When I started my business 14 years ago, as part of the Accounting section of my filing system, I had a folder for each vendor I paid regularly (e.g., gas, light, office supplies). When I found myself...
Start paying closer attention to the people who are doing the things that you want to do. A friend and I were having a conversation about people not following their dreams. She said  today there is really no excuse for people not doing the things that they really want to...
Lady wealth builder, Sarita Pitman knows how to start from the bottom to reach the top. “Your weaknesses will slow you down, but I know faith helps you rise to the top. I’m not afraid of starting from the bottom,” says the 37-year-old Educator, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur and Master life coach. She...
Who hasn’t had a setback at some point in their life? It may be a business that you started, a career path that you strayed away from, or just life-goals that didn’t go as planned. Perhaps you’ve experienced a financial struggle that left you at a standstill. So how do...
By Denise Turney Speaking in public is an effective way to grow your career or your business. For entrepreneurs, the right presentation can create enthusiasm in listeners that generates word-of-mouth buzz about you, your products and/or services. You will build trust in listeners if you deliver your message with confidence....
Summer L. Lee, Esq. Democratic State Representatives for the District 34. August 1, was the deadline for third party candidates to submit signatures to get on the ballot. None have submitted in her district. Summer Lee will be the ONLY candidate on the ballot in November! Name one person you consider a...
How many years have you been in your industry? I volunteered in community development for over a decade before assuming a position in 2011. What has been your greatest inspiration? My greatest inspiration in my work is the comprehensive vision that the Hill District community created for itself.  The sheer will and...

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