Market Updates: Watch Small Businesses Grow as Corporate Spending Increases.

November 2010 - Market Updates: Watch Small Businesses Grow as Corporate Spending Increases.

Market Updates by Chia-Li Chien Watch small businesses grow as corporate spending increases. I recently attended Financial Planning Associates (FPA) 2010 Annual Symposium & Sponsor Expo in Charlotte, NC. I attend the FPA Symposium each year simply to keep up with my continuing education cr

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November 2010 - Marking women’s progress

Despite widespread advancement since winning the right to vote 90 years ago, women can achieve more in the business world. Here’s how. Chia-Li Chien | August 27, 2010 On Aug. 26, 1920, after a 72-year struggle, the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was finally ratified, granting w

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Thanksgiving Day Declaration

November 2010 - Thanksgiving Day Declaration

Thanksgiving Day Declaration By Rev. Diannia Baty For a few weeks now I have been struggling with getting my thoughts on Thanksgiving so I could get it down and bring it to life. For some reason that has escaped me until now I have been blocked and could not write about it. I am blessed as

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Revving Up for the Holidays!

November 2010 - Revving Up for the Holidays!

by Karyn L. Beach We are less than two weeks away from Thanksgiving. There is a lot to look forward to: big, yummy holiday dinners, parties, shopping for gifts, decorating, seasonal music and the list goes on. But for many people, the holidays bring just as much stress as they do satisfaction. So

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November 2010 - Purposeful Networking

Know your target and stay focused. There are so many ways to network and so many places to network. But the most common complaints I hear from people about networking are: You can’t possibly join that many associations – it’s too costly. I don’t get any business from that networking

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The Myth of Positive Thinking

November 2010 - The Myth of Positive Thinking

by Karyn L. Beach As a coach and a trainer, I truly believe that a positive attitude is the key to success. It's the strong foundation to which sustainable success is built on. We have to be positive thinkers. But when we talk about positive thinking, I think it helps to clarify what is and isn't

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November 2010 - Wilder in Real Life: The Return

By Lauren Wilder Last month I took a bit of a hiatus.  I'll admit it, I felt guilty for leaving you guys hanging.  Times got a little bit harder while I'm still adjusting to being completely out on my own.  I lost another job at the time and even though I had a lot to say for an installment

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