201510.20
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What Makes You a Winner?

“I got the worm!” I thought in a vague, Facebook post format. I was proud of myself for getting up early to make a trip down to the less expensive grocery store, where I could spend $20.00 to $30.00 less than if I had gone to the market near me. I was the early bird….

201509.16
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Are You Dismissing Others’ Individuality (or Your Own)?

I am working late tonight because I shifted a mastermind call to accommodate a performer/entrepreneur who is traveling. I typically get a lot from our calls, but this one was especially moving and timely. As we struggle in the United States to create racial, ethnic, and religious harmony, there are similar challenges worldwide. The Islamic…

201508.29
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Court-Mandated Mediation Isn’t “Free”

One of the asserted challenges of building a private conflict resolution business is that parties supposedly expect mediation to be free because the courts and several community organizations offer the process pro bono, or for free. While it is true that some courts, such as Family Court, the Commercial Division, and Small Claims Court, have alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”)…

201504.04
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Free Others by Freeing Yourself

Easter, Passover and Spring Break tend to bring families together physically, which can be great. Special meals are prepared. Religious services are attended. Homes are deep-cleaned. Flowers and new lives bloom. It can be a colorful and sunny time of year, especially after a long winter. It can also be a time for fear and…

201503.06
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Celebrate Others’ Successes; They Pave the Way for You

I just received the below press release regarding my friend and fellow Enterprising Women magazine Advisory Board member, Sonia Clayton. It’s always so exciting and inspiring to share the successes of my colleagues. In an age when people complain about reading on Facebook positive news about their friends, I am thrilled to get it. Seeing…