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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Angels In Service

October 2010 - Angels In Service

By Rev. Diannia Baty There are a lot of people in this world who are called in service to become a caregiver to someone in need. People step up to the plate either because of family needs or to be of service to another. It makes no difference if you are a volunteer or not, care giving is a to

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October 2010 - Love is Patient, Love is Kind

By Lisa Thomas A biblical message of love says Love is patient Love is kind It does not envy It does not boast It’s not proud, And I’d add Love isn’t a matter of convenience but one of conviction… Love is loyal, selfless and attentive Love creates, penetrates, permeates,

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But Can You Pay Your Bills with It?

October 2010 - But Can You Pay Your Bills with It?

by Karyn L. Beach Jessica had recently lost her job. To say that she and her immediate supervisor didn’t get along would have been an understatement. In fact, on several occasions, Jessica went over her supervisor’s head and took her complaints directly to their manager. Finally, after months

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What’s Next for You?

October 2010 - What’s Next for You?

What’s Next for You? Financial independence means different things to everyone by Chia-Li Chien During my 2nd quarter SRI Business Retreat meeting recently, I talked with forty-six business owners about history. I used as an example the fine economists who also play the role of historian

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October 2010 - A Rose is a Rose

From the desk of Rev. Diannia Baty   Oh my goodness, there is a rose that is the wrong color. We need to throw it out. It doesn’t fit with the color scheme. It shouldn’t be there. What are we to do? It is not like the rest of them. How dare that yellow rose try to be with the rest of us?

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September 2010 - Empowering Women to Be Effective Time Managers!

Life Coach, Lisa Thomas of the P3 Group, gives Valonda tips on being an effective time manager. Ever wonder how it is that your friend, co-worker or associate always seems to get more done than you? After all they have the same 24 hours as you do, don’t they? Even Donald Trump and Oprah Winfr

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When the Blue is Sucked out of the Sky

September 2010 - When the Blue is Sucked out of the Sky

  Thoughts on Depression By Rev. Diannia Baty Depression is so prevalent right now that I thought it would be a good idea to share my thoughts on it. It affects every area of your life and make no mistake; it also affects every single person you are in contact with. I have been there and

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P3 Pearl Story - Paddling Against The Current with Anna Levesque

September 2010 - P3 Pearl Story – Paddling Against The Current with Anna Levesque

  By Lisa Thomas It was a bright sunny morning when I spoke with this dynamic P3 Pearl. I was awe struck with her presence. She's such a soft spoken young woman with a passion that exudes from her inner core. When introduced I wasn't surprised to find a fascinating story in Anna Levesque. I

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September 2010 - Taking Your Confidence to the Next Level

by DeLores Pressley I realize you already feel that you are a self-confident person.  And, you should feel this way, because of all that you have accomplished.  Self-confidence is the key to becoming successful in any profession.  Self-confidence is an admired attitude in a person.  Although,

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August 2010 - The Color Issue

By Lauren Wilder I’m a little nervous about this installment mainly because one isn’t suppose to expose certain things i.e. work which sometimes brings trouble later on.  However,  I have to say something, beat it into the ground, and most importantly vent. This should be safe since my

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