The life I am living now is a muted mural painted on a large wall, somewhere in the Universe. I have lived a thousand lives and will live a thousand more, no doubt. It isn't that I believe in reincarnation, although that option makes more sense to me than many... Read more →

"Just dance," she said. Her voice was full of laughter. Happy laughter. She wasn't judging. She was advising. I watched her slip onto the dance floor and throw her long blonde hair back, and thrust her body into the movement, keeping time with the band, waving her arms about, full... Read more →

Yes I have tattoos. Yes I am pursuing my dreams of becoming a model... I have been told on several occasions that everything about me is perfect for modeling if only I didn't have those tattoos ... I've honestly thought about removing them to advance ... I have put each... Read more →

Yvonne and Susan at BlogHer by Yvonne DiVita "There she is! Oh my GOD! It's really her!" I wasn't the only one throwing my arms up with loud cries of excitement as I rushed across the gleaming lobby of the hotel, that fated day back on the ancient history days... Read more →

Guest post by Georgina Stewart Previously we discussed reasons as to why more women have not been given leadership positions and executive roles. In this article I am going to explain how women can overcome these barriers and work towards obtaining executive roles within their current company or by moving... Read more →

by Yvonne DiVita "This is Google's killer app," Tom said last year when he returned from Social Media Marketing, a conference for business professionals in the social space. He was clearly excited. His eyes were bright, his smile was lively, there was a hint of laughter in his words. Good... Read more →

By Amanda J. Ponzar @LivingUnited Let’s talk about women -- with a capital "W". Because there's a lot we need to say, and do, to make changes around the world. And it's more than just leaning in. Women represent: 11% of heads of state less than 5% of Fortune 500... Read more →

Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

By Laura Smith, Chief Firecracker, Pink Spark Systems Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at a local Women In Networking breakfast meeting. This wasn't the first time I've given a speech but to say that I was stressed about it is an understatement. *Sigh* However, I'm here to say... Read more →

By Laura Smith, Chief Firecracker, Pink Spark Systems Have you ever been stopped in your tracks by fear? Maybe you're totally excited about the speaking gig you just landed...but writing or practicing your speech feels like a MAJOR pain. Maybe you've got a potential client to talk to...but picking up... Read more →