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How to Create Raving Fans

Do you know how valuable great service can be?? TD Bank does. Recently our founder observed a frustrating situation at one of the bank’s branches. She tweeted about it and got an immediate response via Twitter. The next day a SR VP called her and listened empathetically to her issue, and promised to investigate what… [Continue Reading]

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How to Develop Your Personal Brand

Developing a personal brand is even more complicated than I thought. I engaged image consultant Mary Taylor of Navigating Life to help me shop for clothes last year. This week, we finally went back for accessories. I wear a watch and, typically, a necklace. I don’t bother with rings, bracelets and certainly not earrings. I… [Continue Reading]

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Smart Branding and Online Influence Tips

A brand is any touch point between you and your ideal audience, says Lisa Steadman. Steadman, CEO of Woohoo Media Group, http://woohoomedia.com/offered several tips for consistent branding at a talk presented to the Orange County chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. Also speaking at the monthly dinner meeting was Margaret Brown, who founded… [Continue Reading]

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Easy DIY Home Makeover Ideas

I love this time of year! We’re past the fun and hubbub of the Holidays and are back into some semblance of a normal routine. Because an organized and cozy home environment can positively impact on your overall frame of mind and productivity, this is a great time to look around and plan a few… [Continue Reading]

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An Artful Adventure Book for Kids

This is our first sponsored post and we could not be more delighted because it is in support of a fabulous children’s book, Speeding Down the Spiral, by mom of two, Deborah Goodman Davis. Colorfully illustrated by artist Sophy Naess, this Lemony-Snickett-like adventure takes place in the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City,… [Continue Reading]

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Tips

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, so we are eager to do our part to inform every woman – and their respective networks of friends, family, peers and co-workers – about the warning signs and possible treatment options of this all-too-common disease. We were contacted by Healthfoher.org today, with an offer to share an informative… [Continue Reading]

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Best End of Summer & Lifestyle Changing Diet

You’re talking to a diet pro here. Over the past 30+ years I’ve been on almost every (relatively sane) diet out there. The diets and diet food I’ve tried include: Nutrisystem Weight Watchers Suzanne Somers Diet The Atkins Diet Jenny Craig Diet South Beach Diet Siim Fast MediFast The Peanut Butter Diet I’ve lost  -… [Continue Reading]

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The Power of One

A few years back I took a job in a small company. Within two weeks I had a set of keys to the place. Other employees who had been there for years were key-less. The murmurs at the water cooler began. So did the unsolicited feedback about “the ways things are done here.” When I… [Continue Reading]

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Women’s Impact – Much Ado About Something

There’s another storm brewing about the validity of women expecting equal rights and representation. Although it is hard for me to grasp that we are still debating these issues, there are those who are actively working against women having an equal voice and decision-making positions in management, on boards, in politics, as well as equal… [Continue Reading]

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Five Reasons to Get Professional Head Shots

Linda Joseph Linda Joseph has been fascinated by the art of photography since she was in second grade. Today, with more than 20 years of experience behind her, she’s a commercial photographer with the knowledge and skill to make your products and your brand stand out. If you’re a small business owner, showcasing your brand… [Continue Reading]

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Mastering the Mysteries of Medicare

You’re about to turn 65, and your mailbox is crammed with information about Medicare options – a confusing alphabet soup of possibilities you don’t understand. That’s the way it goes for most people. So we asked Medicare specialist Barbara Hogan for her tips on navigating the Medicare morass. Hogan, who gets recertified every year as… [Continue Reading]

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Play Big!

Mary Belden-McGrath believes in “playing big” to get the most out of your life and your work. “It means to do the thing that absolutely scares the bejesus out of me,” says Belden-McGrath who, along with husband Eric McGrath, owns Driven for Life, a business consulting firm that teaches leadership and team building, and tunes… [Continue Reading]

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