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Zen and the Art of Jeff Boyle

In a typical day, a Creative Marketer will experience a myriad of emotions. Enthusiasm, discouragement, motivation, disappointment, fervor, ambivalence, satisfaction... you see where I'm going with this, right? All of the talented individuals I have met in this industry have been deeply passionate people. Loving what you do and being in-touch with your emotions makes you an effective creative marketing desi ...

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TheBump.com And ForbesWoman.com “State of Parenthood and Economy 2012″ Survey Reveals Nearly Half Of Working Moms Admit They Would Be Happier If They Didn’t Work

15% Of Stay-at-Home Moms Resent Their Partners For Being The Ones Who Continue To Work Today's Moms Believe The Economy Has Negatively Affected Their Parenting: 69% Of Working Moms Feel Pressure To Work, While 2/3 Of Stay-at-home Moms Who Plan To Return To Work Fear The Slow Economy Will Prevent Them From Doing So Majority Believe Not Working Out Of Home To Care For Children Is A Luxury NEW YORK, Sept. 12, ...

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Women’s Business Development Center Presents ‘Marketing to the Government’ Workshop for Women Business Owners October 3 in St. Louis

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Contract-ready small business owners seeking to do business with the federal, state and local government should attend, "Victory in Procurement Marketing to the Federal Government," a workshop presented by the Women's Business Development Center (WBDC) and American Express OPEN's Victory in Procurement program. The event will be held on Wednesday, October 3, from 8 a.m ...

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IEEW’s 2012 Peace Through Business® Program Culminates with a Dynamic Women’s Economic Summit

Facebook Executive Katie Harbath; Small Business Expert and Author Susan Wilson Solovic; Former White House Staffer Anita Dunn; Zhena's Gypsy Tea Founder Zhena Muzyka; Eklil Hakimi, Afghan ambassador; James Kimonyo, Rwandan Ambassador; and Syndicated Radio Show Host Jim Blasingame are Speakers at the Summit WASHINGTON, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's graduating class from the non-profit Institute ...

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Time to Move

I never got into this business to look good. I’m not here because I want to have six-pack abs and fit into size zero jeans. When I first decided to pursue a career as a personal trainer, I did it for my grandmothers. I was in college when I started studying to become a personal trainer, and I’d made this decision after having watched both of my grandmothers transform from the strong, active matriarchs that ...

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Feet and Inches

Have you ever known someone that always stands waaaaaay to close to you when talking?  OR chooses a chair on the opposite side of the boardroom? We always take these behaviors personally. But why? Like everything, we must first analyze the influencer behind the action.  Learned behaviors dominate our day-to-day lives.  Our culture -in great part- influences our socially accepted personality traits and manne ...

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State Farm® Third on Working Mother’s Best Companies For Multicultural Women List

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm has placed third out of 25 companies on Working Mother's "Best Companies for Multicultural Women" list. State Farm moved up from 10th place in 2011. Factors considered in the Working Mother evaluation included: Representation/Workforce Profile Hiring, Attrition & Promotions Recruitment, Retention & Advancement Programs Company Culture "Multicultural ...

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Decoding the Silent Language

Did you know that women physicians spend an average 2 minutes longer talking to their patients compared to male physicians AND engage in more rapport building/patient centered care? Why do we women do this?  It’s like we care or something. That’s right!  We do care, a lot actually.  It’s in our genetic code. No, it’s not a gift, gentlemen.  Yet simple evolution.   Men have their strengths, but the data is c ...

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Ding-dong…AVON-skaya Calling

Even though the US pioneer of direct selling has done very well in some other emerging markets, it has struggled in Russia to cope with tough competition, logistical difficulties and the big swings in the roller-coaster economy. When Avon arrived in the early 1990s Russia seemed like a dream market for the US group which takes credit for inventing the direct selling of cosmetics more than a century ago. Rus ...

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Avon Hoping To Get Makeover With New CEO

The struggling cosmetics seller on Monday tapped long-time Johnson & Johnson executive Sherilyn S. McCoy as its new chief executive. The announcement ended a four-month search to replace embattled CEO Andrea Jung, who had come under fire for failing to stem the company's declines and wrap up a bribery investigation. Avon Products Inc. said Jung — the first female CEO of the 126-year-old company — will r ...

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