Tag Archives: success

Back to School: Tips and Tricks for a Successful School Year

Going back to school is never easy. Too quickly, the lazy days of summer are replaced with bagged lunches, carpools and homework. To help ease the transition, I’ve reached out to experts to find out the best practices for ensuring kids and their parents have a successful school year.  – Create Mini-Routines and Checklists –  “Helping… Read More »

Meet Meredith Hubbard and Tracy Gohl – Founders of Easel Does It

While at a play date, each with two kids under six years-old, Meredith Hubbard and Tracy Gohl were discussing budget cuts in the creative curriculum at their schools. The women had similar backgrounds in event planning and teaching preschool and being involved in the arts and theater. They met during the economic crisis a few… Read More »

Finding Your Passion at Any Age!

“I’m not leaving Italy without a pair of boots that I love and I’m not leaving without cooking lessons.” These were high on Patty Newth’s must-do list when after retirement. She had embarked on a trip to Italy as an exchange student. Little did she know that what she would bring home and share with… Read More »

Business Spotlight: One Pinky

Weight Release & Body Image Expert Laura Fenamore supports women around the world to love who they see in the mirror. Having overcome her own battle with addiction, obesity, and eating disorders, Laura released 100 pounds 25 years ago.  She has chronicled this journey in her book, Weightless: The Be Good To Yourself Diet.  Through her guidance,… Read More »

Meet Karen Schulz – Founder of Gramma Napoli’s Marinara Sauce

For years, Karen Schulz dreamed about starting a business around a cherished family recipe. But it took 12 years for that dream to come true. She left a job planning events for Mercedes-Benz to start her family, not knowing if or when she would ever launch her venture. “The hardest part was putting my dream… Read More »

How Different Would Your Life Be If Change Wasn’t So Hard

Every day I meet the most amazing women. What makes me sad is that very few of them believe that about themselves. It’s tough to be a woman today. The demands on your time usually mean that in any given moment you are disappointing somebody. When you are at work you worry that you are… Read More »

Turning Your Passion into a Successful Business

Two women living on opposite coasts of the country have turned their passions into lucrative small businesses. Marilyn Horowitz is a script consultant, producer, college teacher and author of ‘how-to’ books about screenwriting. Across the country, Sharon Hoshida is parlaying her love for books and community events into opening an independent bookstore on State Street… Read More »