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Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Emotional Intelligence
A Time to Rise Up by Judy Ryan “She was fire and life. She was awe and starlight.” - - Nadine Brandes, Author, Fawkes “O my Courageous Sister! You have to become the beacon of hope for all women around you and then for the whole society.” - - Abhijit Naskar, Author The Bengal Tigress: A Treatise on Gender Equality March is Women’s History month and a great reason to write about something that it is deeply needed at this time: the feminine anima in each of us. Every person is called to make...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Business & Finance
Why Acting Like An Entrepreneur May Be Killing Your Business By Erin Joy Ask any person on the street what sort of traits make a successful entrepreneur and you’ll get answers like: Workaholic. Demanding. Perfectionist. Ruthless. The mythical figure of a successful entrepreneur is that of a laser-focused workaholic who has never taken advice or a helping hand from anyone. She hasn’t made it home for family dinner in months because surely, she couldn’t trust—or afford—to farm out any aspect of...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Business & Finance
A New Concept in Co-Working by Lucy Knapp Co-working is big. The co-working industry has gone from a niche, vaguely hipster-ish phenomenon to become part of the mainstream, accepted by and serving entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals. The industry has grown 200% over the past 5 years and the number of co-working members is anticipated to surge to 3.8 million by 2020 and 5.1 million by 2022. Obviously there is a need to be filled. ThriveCo, St. Louis’ newest co-working space, opened...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Our History
Suffrage Centennials: A New Viewpoint by Rebecca Now Why do so many reporters and bloggers seem intent on throwing Great-Grandma under the bus? It is Suffrage Centennial celebration season and a nasty and divisive cliché has entered the social media discourse. A young woman friend on social media interpreted it this way: “The 19th Amendment only really applied to white women.” In June of this year, news stories started to appear marking the passage of the 19th amendment by Congress 100 years...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Emotional Intelligence
Breaking the Addiction to Approval by Judy Ryan “The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” - Friedrich Nietzsche Someone recently asked me, “What’s the most important thing you’ve learned this year?” I realized that my most important thing is to pay close attention to what I feel and what I want and then choose...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Our History
Be a Part of History! By Rebecca Now When reflecting on great moments in history, we sometimes focus on leaders and personalities. Great social movements are made up not just of inspiring leaders but all the many people who take small actions, follow their leaders and, over time, make monumental change. The campaign for women’s suffrage was one of those great social movements. The National Votes for Women Trail Project will highlight the widespread grassroots movement that led to United States...
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