Can You Handle the Truth?

Advice from 50 Mentors: A NAWBO Power Celebration

This week was the announcement of the DC National Association of Women Business Owner’s Woman of Distinction. While speaking there, I covered “hot topics” from the Hot Mommas Project and the Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership course at the George Washington University. These included:Negotiation, Mentoring, The Confidence Equation, Frenemies, and more.

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Un-Book Club 2: Featuring Caroline Adams Miller – the Highest Value Book Club You’ll Ever Experience

It’s our un-book club – a component of our Beta Virtual Campus – where we bring role models and mentors from around the world to life. Caroline’s award-winning case-study (see link below) will bring you up to speed before the call.

In what may be the highest value, shortest time ratio: You’ll learn from a real role model and mentor her experiences, amazing life story and be able to ask her questions.

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Un-Book Club 1: Featuring Cynthia Thomas – The Highest Value Book Club You’ll Ever Experience

About our featured Case Author and Speaker

Cynthia_ThomasCynthia is an experienced researcher, strategist and designer.

She’s led strategy and solution development for brands and companies such as the Briggs & Stratton, E*Trade, Miller-Coors, Harley-Davidson, GE Healthcare, Johnson Controls, Guinness Atkinson Funds, Kimberly Clark, and Froedtert Hospital, as well as organizations University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Marquette University and Creative Alliance Milwaukee.

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Award-Winning Leadership Programming

The Hot Mommas Project is launching the beta of its virtual campus in January. As our Founder, Kathy Korman Frey, registers her nationally award-winning Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership class at the George Washington University in DC, we offer an opportunity to following along, class-by-class with our Virtual Campus condensed version.

Read about the class below and use this sign up form. Registration will be capped, so it’s important to get on the sign up form.

Can You Handle the Truth?

Sick of Women’s Confidence’ Yet? The Truth Behind All the Women’s Empowerment Books.

Sometimes, I get the sense a women’s empowerment book comes out and we’ll say: “I need to be that person, and I’m really pond scum until I Lean In, step up, Thrive, or otherwise do all the things this person did to become a superhero…holding a Red Bull latte..in a private jet.”

What IS it that is touching a nerve about these books?

What is “right” for you? Have you defined it?

Lessons from the Boys Club: 10 Ways to Activate Your Network

As women, we have access to wonderful networking groups, mentoring programs and leadership events! The list is endless on the possibilities to learn from and connect with each other. Yet, do we need a formal program or event to be there for each other?…The boys club did one thing right. They not only valued action on behalf of each other, it was expected.

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Building a World Where a Sisterhood of Success Replaces Mean Girls

Research shows that around age 11, girls can begin to experience deficits in what is called “self-efficacy.” In layperson’s terms, this is the feeling of “I can do that.” It doesn’t stop there. As the instructor of a nationally award winning women’s leadership course, I’m called into corporations where I hear about…well…grown up versions of “Mean Girls.” Is there a connection to that 11 year-old?

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#49 – 15 Needles Goal Setting: Building a Million Dollar Business Part Time

When I sat down to do the 2014 goals and planning for the Hot Mommas Project, somehow, I knew it was going to be different….I shaped my four major 2014 goal categories around the experience that day, pretty much violating every covenant of planning.