Have a passion and want to be your own boss? Not sure if you should give up your day job? There's a lot you can do to ease your way into your own business.
By Catherine Torres| 2017-04-21T18:30:04+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Family, Featured, Featured Author, Parenting, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Business|Tags: American, Baby, career, Home Headline, maternity leave, newborn care, Paid maternity leave, paycheck|
In today's America a new mother not only has to navigate lists of potential baby names, top-rated carseats and strollers, choose between bottle or breast, and make a place in her home for a new little person, but she needs to dig heavily into her finances to accomplish that. If her employer doesn't offer paid maternity leave, she must decide how long she can stay home with the baby, then how much childcare will cost when she returns.
By Jessica Lollino| 2017-03-08T11:38:52+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Featured, Featured Author, Health & Wellness, Popular, Top Stories Headline, Wellness, Women and Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: efficiency, Home Headline, multi-tasking, Productivity, schedule, single tasking, time|
Multitasking is the “it girl” of the last several decades. Until now that is. People are embracing single-tasking to boost creativity, reduce stress, and be more efficient with their time.
By Catherine Torres| 2016-11-22T11:07:40+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Featured Author, Opinion, Popular, Top Stories Headline, Women and Business, Women Entrepreneurs|Tags: Business Headline, Career Change, Character Trait, Failure, Grit, Military, Strength, Success, Test, Veterans, Women Leaders|
What character trait should a person have to be successful? Talent? Intelligence? Charisma? Not really. Those things may help, but increasingly, studies reveal grit is perhaps the most common characteristic of successful people.
By Erika Parsons| 2016-11-22T12:10:34+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Featured Author, Top Stories, Women and Business|Tags: Active Listening, Business Headline, Empathy, Female Leader, ICYMI, Inclusion, Leadership, Negotiation, Power, Skills, Soft, Women Leaders|
I used to believe that in order to be seen as a leader, a woman must be bold and aggressive, always ready to get her point across. I was of the school of thought that said to assert her power, a woman leader must put on a tough exterior to show that she’s mastered the hard skills of business and strategy.
By Catherine Torres| 2016-10-07T22:13:31+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Opinion, Parenting, Women and Business, Women and Life|Tags: Country, Culture Headline, Day Trips, Home Headline, Life, Living, Moving, Travel, Visit, Weekends|
In seven years I've had ten addresses in seven states. I'm not a fugitive, I'm an Air Force veteran married to an Active Duty Air Force officer. I've had many blank moments at gas stations when prompted to enter my zip code, the numbers blending together on the most tiring of days. Yet, over all this time, with all these moves, I've learned a lot about myself and the world. I'd like to share a few of the lessons.