Recognizing Positive Elements Emerging Out of the Pandemic

Many of our nation’s citizens have made negative comments about the “young adults” in our communities, noting that they are short-sighted, impatient, expecting immediate gratification, praises and rewards for doing simply the minimum, and then only after much taunting.  Some call them “lazy”, doing the least amount of work as possible.  Though there may be … Read more

Determining a Strategic Plan on Selecting Your Future Career

  More and more hard-working individuals are beginning to recognize the importance of creating their own professional futures.  After completing your education and gathering information from higher educational instructors and other successful professionals, you may find that it might be wise for a person to create their own business plan with the help of others. … Read more

Creating a Positive Attitude Changes the Effects of a Pandemic

  Often the media asks high profile people how they are coping with the isolation and restrictions in connection with this long Pandemic time period.  When the Coronavirus first was mentioned, there was no panic, as most didn’t expect it to be of any consequence, much less be so invasive, life-threatening, and lasting so terribly … Read more

Business Remaining Slow? So Now What?

Dealing with a pandemic is so stressful.  Has it caused your business to close?  Do you have any money coming into your business?  Have any of your employees been working or been furloughed? Has your business received a loan?  So many issues to consider.  Unfortunately, the longer this situation continues, the more debt and challenges … Read more

Changing Thought Processes to Survive

When the first of this year began, we knew very little about something called the “Coronavirus” and were focused on developing a Strategic Plan for our businesses.  With the beginning of a new year, there were lots of options and ideas.  As we slowly began to hear more about the Coronavirus, most took this information … Read more

Abilities You Have to Help Others

During my term as President of the (NAWBO) National Association of Women Business Owners – Charlotte (2006-2007), I was pleasantly surprised by a request from the Charlotte International House.  Previously, I had met the manager of this establishment (at that time) and agreed to be of assistance with an international businessman, who had a business … Read more

Ideas for Working Parents Dealing with Home Schooling

                                                                                                                    POOR TEACHING EXAMPLES Teaching is not as easy as many may think, especially if the students are your own children. Many students are not comfortable for their parents to take the role of their teachers, just as many parents find teaching their children to be very stressful. Keep in mind that the parents are … Read more

How to Prepare to Re-Open Business When Each Day Changes

If you are listening to the different media (radio, TV, Internet, Newspapers…), there may be variances of information shared, but much is also the same.  The Coronavirus is still “center stage” with little else even coming close.  Occasionally, the upcoming elections are touched on, but even other topics are related to the Virus: run on … Read more

How to Make Each Day Count

Each day I wake up thinking, “here starts a fresh day, with countless possibilities, and hopeful that people are taking this Coronavirus serious, and therefore, being more vigilant and compliant about what it will take to bring this illness to an end.  Even if a person WANTS to go out and do whatever they want, … Read more

How to Instill Hope When Surrounded By Negativity

Chances are all have seen horrible car accidents too often. You can be having normal day when suddenly a driver becomes distracted, or another car hits the brakes to avoid a dog or something, and an accident occurs. Or you may look away from the road for only a few seconds, and you find yourself … Read more