by Yvonne DiVita "I'm just funning ya," the kid in the commercial says, to a famous football star. This after challenging him with ways he, the kid, is going to become even more famous and also become the football star's mother's favorite... "I'm just funning ya," the kid finally says... Read more →


by Megan Totka Some women want a higher position but are stalled as they worry about how to balance work, life, and family. In a Pew Research Center survey from October, 59 percent of millennial women say that being a working parent made it harder to advance in their career,... Read more →


by Yvonne DiVita I am blogging on behalf of Visa Business and received compensation for my time from Visa for sharing my views in this post, but the views expressed here are solely mine, not Visa’s. Visit http://facebook.com/visasmallbiz to take a look at the reinvented Facebook Page: Well Sourced by... Read more →


Guest post by Katie Parsons Women who experience great levels of success are entirely too familiar with the old song and dance. Even when women push their limits and don’t give up, they’re at a distinct disadvantage in male-dominated professions and are often underestimated, underutilized and receive paychecks that are... Read more →


I admit it. I have prematurely anticipated the payoff for my hard work in business, relationships and life in general. Let’s face it, who doesn’t want to be recognized for their effort, talent and patience? However, I have noticed that victory marches are scheduled for days when you least expect... Read more →


Have you ever been in a situation where you kept your opinions or thoughts to yourself instead of expressing them to those around you? What stopped you from sharing your view in the office, with family and friends or even with a significant other? Communicate Like a Dog When it... Read more →


At 3:12 PM on a smothering July day, there I stood looking at the Mt. Everest of sand and gravel wishing with every bone in my body the clock read 4PM. For the next 48 minutes, my fellow teammates and I would be asked to do the impossible. I was... Read more →


Professional Image Tips for Women Speakers and Entrepreneurs

Do You Have Presence? Are you projecting a professional image when you speak or meet prospective clients? There is more to having the right professional image for personal and business success than just wearing a great fitting pair of pants. Although you should never underestimate the importance of donning the... Read more →