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Considering a Career Change? By When?

By when will you make the change? Dave Munson, founder and owner of Saddleback Leather, asks his team members two important words: “by when?” In a recenter interview published in Forbes, Kevin Kruse asks Munson to share his best advice for those starting their leadership journey. Munson: This is great. This is really an easy one, okay? But it’s […]

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How Do You Prepare – How Do You Respond? Wisdom of Sundays

Oprah Winfrey has a new book out: The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations and it was the topic of conversation on Live with Kelly and Ryan. Ryan Seacrest quoted from the book, saying that one particular shared wisdom was life altering for him. In a quote from Devon Franklin, we learn that the […]

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Women Leaders: Be Resilient

How resilient are you? In Hillary Clinton’s latest book “What Happened” she speaks to the value and importance of being resilient. As a person, as a country. She appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s Late Night  Show and talked about the election, our country currently and about being resilient: “I took a lot of walks in the […]

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Bringing STEM to the Elementary Classroom

I was thrilled to see new after-school STEM programs in Brecksville/Broadview Heights Schools that work to engage more 4th and 5th grade girls! Thanks Classroom Antics for your help and expertise. This is something I wish all schools would embrace so that we can introduce our girls to the exciting opportunities available to them in STEM careers. […]

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Changing the Way We View the World: Unconscious Bias

Renee Navarro, PharmD, MD, Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Outreach, UCSF defines unconscious bias as follows: Unconscious biases are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness. Everyone holds unconscious beliefs about various social and identity groups, and these biases stem from one’s tendency to organize social worlds by categorizing.  […]

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Accelerate Your Impact Wins Again!

The readers have spoken. Accelerate Your Impact has again been recognized as a ‘must read’ non-fiction book for women. Winning the Bronze metal for non-fiction women’s books, The Reader’s Favorite 2017 selection is JJ DiGeronimo’s latest book. This is the fifth national book award for Accelerate Your Impact. Here’s what the reviewer had to say: […]

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Athena International – Owning a Business: My Story

In September I will have the great opportunity of moderating a panel discussion at the Athena International conference where the topic is about owning a business. The insiders sharing their experience will be: Julie Brandle, President/Founder, Metis Construction Services June Taylor, Chair, Ohio Casino Control Commission; President, MAC Installations & Consulting, LLC Stacey Zahoranski,  Wealth Advisor, Beacon Wealth […]

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Professional Behaviors that Set You Apart

There are a few classic professional behaviors that great leaders display. Honesty. Integrity. Communication. Leadership. However, there are more professional behaviors that few are aware of that will set you apart from the pack. In the Inc. article 30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable, the author, Benjamin P. Hardy,  shares some hard core examples of what […]