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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...
Monday, July 15, 2019 Business & Finance
Networking Notes by Stephanie Hopkins An interview with TEAM Referral Network franchise owner Derlene Hirtz . Derlene Hirtz is a speaker and author, and is the owner of the St. Louis franchise of TEAM Referral Network, and You Empowered Services, a success-focused training and coaching service. Her goals include meeting and learning the stories of 1200 world changers, providing the plan for businesses to grow their businesses beyond their dreams, being known as the NLP guru in St. Louis, and...
Monday, July 15, 2019 Business & Finance
Making Financial Sense: Cultural Change James C. Knapp, AIF ® The weather is changing and becoming warmer as the days progress. Appreciating this, we also approach two other dates where we can show our appreciation. It’s M other’s Day on Sunday, May 12 and Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16. I couldn’t begin this article without acknowledging my parents, James & Linda. I don’t say it nearly enough; THANK YOU for all you’ve done for me at every phase of my life. Your guidance, encouragement and...
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