Month: April 2021

Invest in and Support Women | Brianna McDonald

Brianna McDonald – One of the most powerful supporters of women, Brianna McDonald has great advice for parents on the problem of bullying. Brianna McDonald was bullied as a child, including being held underwater in a lake by five girls, until it became so bad, her parents had to move to another town. This is the epitome of mean girls and not anything for a parent to take pride in.

How to Develop Your WOW Factor | Lisa Alexander

an award-winning documentary filmmaker and marketing expert. Through her consultancy work, she helps small business owners grow their operations with strategic marketing and branding strategies. She has worked as an art director, graphic designer, and marketing consultant over the past 20 years. She also developed her photographic eye over the years. Lisa Alexander loves helping clients develop their WOW factor for all their big marketing red carpet events.

How to Open the Sales Door the Easy Way | Caryn Kopp

Caryn Kopp is the Chief Door Opener at Kopp Consulting, whose door opening services have had thousands secure initial meetings at the executive level in almost every major company. She is a bestselling author, nationally recognized speaker, and an expert in Business Development. She has held board positions for major organizations and has also received various leadership awards.

How to Be Creative Behind the Scenes | Raynette Halvorsen Smith

Have you ever wondered how those fabulous scenes for plays are created? Meet Raynette Halvorsen Smith, a retired Professor from Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance where she served as School Director from 1991-1996. In the early days, she wasn’t always welcomed as a woman and was a “first and only” woman scenic designer. Raynette shares her first-hand experience with the disparity in pay for women professors.

A Post-Pandemic Recovery Playbook for Women: Cathy Light (Part 4 of Multi-part Series)

Subsidizing childcare or allowing for paid pandemic relief days are excellent ways to show support to all employees and are especially beneficial to working mothers. Minimizing meetings, examining and balancing workloads, and sharing position responsibilities all help to avoid burnout for all employees and are important to attracting and retaining working mothers. (Click on picture or title to READ MORE)

Saying Thanks to a Former Professor | Lyn Burton | Guest NewsFlash

Lyn Burton is being recognized by United Theological Seminary’s Bossard-Ward Giving Society during the April 26 retirement event for one of her former professors. She talks about the importance of UTS in her life after seminary. Lyn is one of my long-time friends. We started Minnesota Women in Housing many years ago. She is an entrepreneur, a minister, a tireless volunteer, and a great friend!

Do we say thanks to our influencers often enough?

Workplace Challenges We Need to Overcome in 2021 | Andrea Chester

It would be an understatement to say that these are uncertain and challenging times for businesses and employees alike. The pandemic and its economic effects have upended the way enterprises operate, rapidly advanced digital migration, and left entire industries stumbling in the dark. So, with that in mind, let’s take a closer look at some of the challenges faced by the modern workplace.

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