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04/13/2015 - Check the Pulse On Your Attitude: Change Your Thinking and You?ll Change Your Behavior and Results

Such setbacks can leave people feeling afraid, uncertain, angry, or unsatisfied, says Darlene Hunter, a renowned speaker and author of ?Win-Ability: Navigating through Life?s Challenges with a Winning Attitude.?

04/13/2015 - Practical Advice for Prospective Entrepreneurs from "The Small Biz Lady," Melinda Emerson

Known as ?The Small Biz Lady,? Emerson is one of America?s most influential small business experts. She has been a thriving entrepreneur for nearly 15 years and is also an internationally-known keynote speaker. Her small business advice is widely read, reaching more than three million entrepreneurs each week online. A pioneer in social media marketing, she is the creator and host of #Smallbizchat, the longest running live chat on Twitter for small business owners.

03/10/2015 - INTERNATIONAL WOMEN OF COURAGE AWARD RECIPIENT TO VISIT WITH LOCAL LEADERS IN KANSAS CITY


03/07/2015 - Is Mentoring a Program or a Management Style?

In honor of International Women?s Day on March 8, I did some thinking about how women have helped other women along their career paths in my own field, communications. And I thought about my own career and about my own approach to mentoring women ? and men ? over the years. My own agency has had a more formalized mentor program for as long as I can remember wherein a more experienced team member is assigned to help another younger person in the agency with career advice and guidance. I?ve participated in that program many times over the years

03/03/2015 - 5 Tax-Saving Strategies To Help Your Family This Tax Season

?Knowledge is power and time is often money, but what if you don?t have the time to empower yourself with knowledge? For many households, that often means losing out on thousands of dollars through tax deductions,? says Abedeen, a partner at Safeguard Investment Advisory Group, LLC (www.safeguardinvestment.com).

02/10/2015 - 5 Tax-Saving Strategies To Help Your Family This Tax Season

Millions of Americans face a challenge in meeting their budgets every month ? not just financially, but also in their time budgets, says investment advisor Reid Abedeen.

02/02/2015 - 4 Tips for Starting Your Own Home Based Business

Sixty-nine percent of all U.S. businesses start in the home and half of them are still home-based long after they launch, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report.

12/03/2014 - Tips for Moms Struggling with Work-Life Balance

Despite the many monumental glass ceilings that have been broken for the equal rights of all citizens in the United States, unique challenges persist for many, including, potentially, half the population, says Jennifer Carroll, the first female ? and first black ? elected lieutenant governor of Florida and a retired U.S. Navy lieutenant commander.

12/03/2014 - 4 Principles for Staying Cool Under Pressure and Succeeding

?No matter how well we?ve done laying the groundwork for everything to run smoothly ? becoming educated, choosing the right spouse, treating others well -- we all face situations that challenge us,? says Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio, a world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon known as ?the Michael Jordan of lung surgery.?

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