This isn't our first rodeo. Tom Collins, the hubby as he will often be referred to, and I made the cross country trip from New York to Colorado in November of 2008, just as we were establishing BlogPaws, the popular and still famous pet blogging community and conference. A few... Read more →

I remember arguing with many a CEO about blogging - shortly after Lipsticking was launched. I saw the power of the written word being used to communicate beyond telephones, TV, ads in magazines, and more. I realized that forming personal relationships online was a good thing, not a scary thing. Those who were willing to listen and try it for themselves often found my teaching to be truthful. Others, who didn't much like the whole online communication thing, lagged behind the rest. Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita Well done TED talk on women and accomplishment by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. It's an age-old question - why aren't there more women CEOs or leaders in politics? Who's fault is it? Is it our fault - those of us who are ambitious and aggressive, but still... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita Who isn't waiting for America's Got Talent to return? I know I am. I'm not thrilled that Howard Stern in replacing Piers as a judge, but I'll reserve my comments on that for after I see a few shows. In meantime, there was one talented group of... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita It's not really new. It's been around a bit - certainly, smart, innovative thinkers recognized the value of tapping into your community/network for funds, long before they decided to call it CrowdFunding. (aka crowdsourcing) Think of it as American Idol for small businesses - who loves you... Read more →