August 2009 - Raising The Bar With Dee Marshall

It was a delight to meet Dee Marshall. Our paths crossed at the Women's Empowerment Expo in March of 2009 where over 20,000 women gathered. Dee and I happened to worked together on a panel discussing the topic of women in transition. We fell madly with each other's vision and the things we're co

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August 2009 - The Big Move Theory

By Lauren Wilder By the time this article reaches your eyes I will be Chicago.  I began dreaming of this move when I spent a month with my family in the summer of 2000. There was something in the air that made me want to come back again my senior year in high school for Christmas. It was at 1

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August 2009 - The President’s Corner: Powerful or Helpless? You Choose.

By Lisa Thomas A few weeks ago I was getting ready for an interview for TV and I noticed that I was a little nervous. For me that's normal so I kind of brushed it to the side and went on to do the segment. After the interview was complete, my mind was going faster than a NASCAR at the weekend rac

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August 2009 - About Our Cover: Dee Marshall

A sought-after speaker, career and business coach, TVOne Makeover Manor Life Coach Dee Marshall is the founder of Raise The Bar, LLC a coaching, training and development practice dedicated to helping women achieve their career and life goals and realize their full potential. Her practice focus is li

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August 2009 - Letting Go of Control

By Diannia Baty Lately, one of the things that keeps coming up to me is controls issues I observe in people. It seems to be more prevalent now than ever before. As our world swirls with changes in our economy, our climate and talk about the year 2012, control over everything else is the talk of t

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August 2009 - Bounce Back from Rejection

By Joyce Ryan  Bouncing back from rejection can be tough, especially when the reasons are not always clear. Many people have self-esteem or guilt issues that make them assume they are at fault for the rejection. Here are a few tips to help build resiliency and bounce back quicker from rejections

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August 2009 - The Importance of Hope

By Christiana Casey Hope is not merely wishful thinking; it is much more than that. Hope is knowing and strongly believing that though one is in a desperate situation, things will improve. This faith and optimism has helped individuals gather enough courage to get through the day throughout histo

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August 2009 - The Upside of Anger: How It Fits in a Relationship

By Jan Wright Anger is a natural emotion. For most people, it is not desirable to be angry and it is not desirable to anger the person whom you are in a relationship with. But, it is an essential ingredient in relationship building. Now, I know that many would disagree with me, however, when you

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August 2009 - Notes From the Editor: The Domino Effect

By Karyn L. Beach I was talking to a good friend of mine earlier today and she was riding high on a wave of confidence. Over the weekend, she overcame a major fear. She'd been taking swimming lessons with her son and during her last lesson, she told her instructor that she wanted to jump off the

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