Introducing Ms. Toni Coleman-Brown and The Network for Women in Business

Toni Coleman-Brown, Writer for WomanScopeNewsMagazine.Com

Ms. Toni Coleman-Brown, Staff Writer
July 1, 2013

According to the 2013 American Express State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, the amount of women-owned businesses is growing at 1.5 times that of the national average.  This is leading many people to believe that the influx of women in the area of entrepreneurship is the new women’s movement. ... Read more »

NAPAW’s 21st National Training Conference

April 18, 2013

Theme:  Keys to Successful Leadership Thursday, May 16, 2013 HHS, 200 Independence Ave, SW, Washington DC 20201 PROGRAM AGENDA   8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.             Registration   9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.           Opening Remarks – Kaye Nitta, Conference Chair,... Read more »

Power of Volunteerism

Sarah Schulman, Contributing Writer
March 1, 2013

Power of Volunteering By Sarah Schulman, Outreach Specialist, Maryland New Directions In the spirit of MLK Day, which just took place last month, I wanted to expand on the importance and power of volunteerism. Giving of our time and resources without monetary compensation not only provides personal satisfaction... Read more »

Power of Volunteerism

Sarah Schulman, Contributing Writer
February 2, 2013

Power of Volunteerism By: Sarah Schulman, Outreach Specialist, MAryland New Directions In the spirit of MLK Day, which just took place last month, I wanted to expand on the importance and power of volunteerism. Giving of our time and resources without monetary compensation not only provides personal... Read more »

New job? Tips for Fitting in and Feeling Good!

December 12, 2012

New job? Tips for Fitting in and Feeling Good! Sarah Schulman, Outreach Specialist, Maryland New Directions For some, your first job may seem like eons ago. Even for those of us who have only been at our current place of employment for a few months, working a 40 hour week can lead us to forget that it... Read more »

Beijo Handbags

December 12, 2012

Beijo Handbags By Erin Frost Gandhi said, “We must become the change we want to see” and for Susan Handley, President and Founder of Beijo Handbags, change came swiftly in 2002. Like many others have experienced, Handley had found herself in a place where she diligently and successfully managed her... Read more »

8 Myths About Building a Referral-based Business

December 12, 2012

8 Myths About Building a Referral-based Business By Ann Hosmer, Team Management Specialist, Building Winning Teams   Lately I am meeting a number of people who want coaching around building a referral – based business. Why not? If you have a choice between chasing down prospective clients by cold... Read more »

Not Just Working Hard, But Working Smart

Stephen B. Thomas, Global Career Development Facilitator at Maryland New Directions
June 12, 2012

Not many folks are used to hearing the phrase diversity of tactics when it comes to the job search process.  But I’m writing today to remind you of that phrase, and encourage you to ingrain it in your memory as one of the key components to cutting your job search time in half. The first thing an average... Read more »

Why Employers Hire

Stephen B. Thomas
April 8, 2012

By Stephen B. Thomas and edited by Brigitt Thompson, Maryland New Directions.   Businesses don’t care about you. This may come as a big shock to many job seekers out there, but when it comes to recruitment, the truth is that businesses are looking for the best candidate for the job.  They’re... Read more »

MASTERING THE CRITICAL CONNECTION: 4 Principles that Work to Send Your Sales Conversions Soaring

Ann Hosmer
April 8, 2012

By Ann Hosmer Team Management Specialist Building Winning Teams   Whenever you begin the process of convincing someone about the value of anything, you are selling. People buy for their reasons, not yours.  As we go through these points, I will gratefully acknowledge a few of the fine sales professionals... Read more »

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