Inspired By: Natalie Madeira Cofield

Madeira Cofield, Nataliesm“As a young professional woman who is often the youngest, the youngest woman, and the youngest woman of color, my key to success is to think of each of these not as hindrances, but as assets.”

As president and CEO of the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce in Austin, Cofield has traveled both domestically and internationally promoting Austin for business recruitment. Named to both Ebony‘s “Top 30 Under 30,” Natalie is a power player who continues to make a significant impact in the community. Read on to learn more about who and what have inspired her along the way. Read More

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Here I Go, Oversharing Again: Emily Bennington on Mindfulness

Emily-BenningtonsmThanks to a Texas Conference for Women telecall in May on Mindfulness as a Career Strategy, my list has a lot of new subscribers.

A lot.

So I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you and welcome. Thank you to those who have been here since I started this blog…stopped this blog… and started again. And welcome to those of you who are getting an email from me for the first time.

Since so many of you are new, I thought this would be a good opportunity to share something with you. Read More

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Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: Emily Bennington Teleclass Recap

“Are you walking around pretending to have it all together, while your mind is like a shaken snowglobe?” Career author Emily Bennington posed this question in our free May teleclass, “Mindfulness as a Career Strategy: How to Use Centuries-Old Techniques to Enhance Your Leadership Presence Today.” [scroll down to listen to the full teleclass] Read More

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Who Is Driving Your Career? May “Office Hours” Recap

What is it that you love about your current job, what are you really good at, and what sparks your passion? In the first episode of our new online radio show “Office Hours,” host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Darlene Templeton discussed how women can become their own best advocates and leverage their skills and experience to meet specific career goals. Read More

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25 Ways to Win as a Working Mom: Samantha Ettus

Samantha Ettus PhotoAll great trips require preparation. Your adventure as a working mom is no different. You can be the best parent in fewer hours per week; it isn’t about how many hours you spend at home, it is about how you use them. Here goes:

  1. Be unapologetic about your lifestyle. Making excuses for working is like wearing a short skirt and constantly pulling on it. Read More
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Teleclass Recap: Your Next Career—Now with Julie Shifman

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In our free teleclass on April 24, Julie Shifman of Act Three discussed how to use small-stepping to reach your goals, avoiding the hopelessness and discouragement that often come when facing a big challenge. Scroll down to listen to the 30-minute call.

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Your Next Career—Now. Free Teleclass April 24

Julie ShifmanYou’re competent. You’re capable. What’s standing in the way of your new career venture?

On April 24, 2013, from 12:00-12:30 CDT, author, coach and business owner Julie Shifman will address the fears of failure and the unknown that plague us all – and teach you how to overcome them. With Julie’s help, you’ll learn how a series of small changes – instead of one big leap – can make a new career or transition seem less scary, and how to create a small-stepping plan of your own, no matter what you want your next career move to be.

As the author of Act Three: Create the Life You Want and the owner of Act Three, Julie has interviewed thousands of women who have successfully created new careers for themselves. Now let her help you create a plan to reach your goals!

DOWNLOAD THE SLIDES HERE

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Call in details will be sent in your registration confirmation email.

 

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