Dealing With Difficult Family Members – Barbara Bush

Are you confused about how to deal with difficult family members? These ways to solve problems in difficult families are inspired by quotations from Barbara Bush, who is all about families…

“At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal,” said Barbara Bush. “You will regret time not spent with a husband, a child, a friend, or a parent.”
Sometimes it seems easier […]

Creating a Successful Life Plan for Women – Serena Williams

One of the secrets to being a successful woman is knowing when to keep pursuing your goals, and when to give up. These tips for successful life planning are inspired by quotations from Serena Williams – and they involve knowing when it’s time to give up on unhealthy goals and when it’s time to set new intentions…
“Luck has nothing to do with [my success], because I have spent many, many hours, countless hours, on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come,” said tennis […]

A Wine Store Owner Describes How to Manage a Wine Shop

Here, a wine store owner describes her career in the wine industry: managing her gourmet food and wine shops. This job description reveals that owning a wine store is a labor of love and passion.
As with any small business, knowing how to manage a specialty shop brings its challenges — and its rewards.
One of the most surprising things about Tracy Kellner, owner of two Provenance Food & Wine shops in Chicago, is how enthusiastically she embraces the food and wine shops in her area.
“We are enthusiastic supporters of other small businesses, especially […]

Horses for Healing – How Equine Therapy Improves Symptoms of Disease

My Little Sister, riding at the Horseman’s Association in Burnaby. You dn’t have to ride to benefit from equine therapy! Horses heal.
Horse therapy (hippotherapy or equine therapy) can help you cope with a variety of chronic and short-term illnesses.
Anyone – from wounded military veterans to kids with autism – can benefit from the healing presence of horses. The official name of equine therapy is “Equine assisted therapy treatment programs.” Such a big phrase!
To me equine therapy boils down to a simple fact: “Horses connect us to God, Mother Earth, […]

Why do Women (and Men!) Gossip? – Barbara Walters

Gossip affects our health, relationships, and careers — for better and for worse. Why do men and women gossip? Partly because it’s good for us! Science and evolution shows that gossip can improve our health and survival rates. 
Here’s what the successful Barbara Walters says about gossip:
“Show me someone who never gossips, and I’ll show you someone who isn’t interested in people.”
And another zippy quip about gossip:
“If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.”  ~ Alice Roosevelt Longworth.
Let’s face it: there’s something delicious about gossip. It feels good – […]

Best Ways to Think More Creatively – Maya Angelou

How could I describe the best ways to think more creatively – and fire up your creative juices! – without calling on the great Maya Angelou?
If you want to brainstorm more creative ideas, think more creatively, and add more creativity to your life, trust this poet to give you the key to firing up your creative juices…
“You can’t use up creativity,” says Maya Angelou. “The more you use, the more you have.”
The secret to being more creative is getting the ball rolling. The more ideas you have, the more […]

Website Designer Job Description – Developing Sites Online

excellent-advice-about-web-designIn this website designer job description, Kim Hill shares what it’s like to develop sites online for businesses and individuals. She loves being a small business owner, despite the uncertainties that go along with being self-employed. Here, she offers career tips for people who hope to put their creative skills to work.
Kim Hill has a degree…but it’s not in computer design.
“I have a degree in criminology”, she says.  “Everything I […]

10 Ways for Women to Get Ahead at Work – Reba McEntire

Succeeding at work involves building great relationships, which many women excel at! These ways for women to get ahead at work are based on inspirational quotations from Reba McEntire — who is both a talented diva and a smart businesswoman.
About success, McEntire says, “Be different, stand out, and work your butt off.”
Allowing yourself to be different and stand out is more difficult than working hard, but authenticity offers rewards that hard work doesn’t. To learn how to work smarter and reveal your authentic self, read Lois Frankel’s Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That […]

Succeeding by Taking Risks – Amelia Earhart


The life lesson: to succeed, you have to take risks. The successful woman in history: Amelia Earhart. Here’s how Earhart succeeded by taking risks…and how her experience applies to your life!
“…I believe that little red airplane said something to me as it swished by,” said Earhart – but even though she loved planes, she couldn’t “just” fly.
Earhart had to work hard to earn money to pay for flight lessons, planes, fuel, contest entry fees, navigators, and so on…and she earned her money by taking risks. These risks helped her […]

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