Hello, I’m Back!

Hello. I am back! July has come and gone. Back into the ever-growing grinding responsibilities of August. How has your summer been? I enjoyed the month of July. I worked hard, I played a little harder. A few July milestones: I saw HADRY make its debut on The View. That was beyond thrilling. I went to Las Vegas for a long…

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Great Summer Reads for Women!

Summer is the perfect time to take a break, lay out in the sunshine and get into a great book. On last week's Global TV segment, I shared eight great summer reads. In the fall, I had included something for every woman: fiction, non-fiction, laugh-out-loud funny, witty, heartwarming, and a heart-pounding thriller. For the summer though, I kept it a  little lighter. We don't have to…

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5 Mobile Apps That Earn Women Extra Money While On The Go!

Last week I did a tv segment on mobile apps that actually earn you money while shopping right from your Smartphone!! Since summer can be a financially slower period for many, I thought today would be a good day to share those apps. It's incredible to me that these apps exist, and in case you didn't know any/all of them,…

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Dancing At Every Wedding

The media icon for the woman living in the 1950's was a domesticated housewife and mother who cooked, laundered, cleaned and sewed all the while looking fashionable with a big, happy grin on her face. Fast forward to today. The media icon today in an entirely different woman. What do you see in the latest Glamour and Vogues magazines? You…

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12 Secrets To Success in Life and Womanhood

In case you're a new reader, I am a Certified Women's Life, Business and Success Coach. I have worked with hundreds of women as a coach, consultant and mentor for over 15 years.  I have studied success for thousands of hours, and have spoken on the topic many times. Based on my research, and based upon my own personal experience as…

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6 Secrets To Happier Living

Happy Hump Day! Happy International Day of Happiness Week! As a Certified Women’s Life, Business and Success Coach, I have worked with hundreds of women as a coach, consultant and mentor for over 15 years. I have always been fascinated by success and happiness, and what makes someone thrive. I have studied success for thousands of hours, and have spoken on…

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Re-Entering The Workforce After Baby: Tips and Strategies

An increasing number of women are taking a few years off from their careers to have children and are then re-entering the workforce once their kids are in school. These women are called sequencing moms. According to a survey, approximately 84 percent of Gen-X stay-at-home moms are considering returning to work after having children. Returning to the workforce after a…

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International Women’s Day: 20 Inspirational Quotes To Celebrate Women

Today, March 8th, marks the 105th anniversary of International Women's Day, a day that honors the fight for our rights as women– to end hunger, end poverty, end domestic violence, fight for gender equality and rally around each other as women. You all know how much I love a great quote, but I have never put together a compilation of all…

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Happy Birthday @Oprah! 25 Lessons Learned

Today is Oprah's birthday. For those of you who are big readers of this blog, you know that Oprah is my hero, my queen, my inspiration. I've met her, I've attended her LifeClass taping, the Weekend with Oprah, I've filmed 5 episodes of The OWN SHOW on OWN TV,  etc... Heck, she even tweeted me. ;) So, to honor O's birthday, I have rerun an old…

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Will You Earn What You’re Worth In 2016?

By Thea Kelley  No, this post isn't about how the economy will perform next year. It's about asking for what you're worth, in your existing job or in a new one. As women, we tend to be afraid to negotiate. A meaningless fear? Not entirely. Harvard University researcher Hannah Bowles has shown that women who ask for more money are more…

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