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Do Mean girls exist outside of high school?

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Miscellaneous | 0 comments

Do Mean girls exist outside of high school?

Exciting news! Today Hot Mommas Project starts a “Question of the Week” series on Facebook. We’ll be asking you to gague the feeling of our community on today’s hot topics, to see if our instincts match what the headlines often claim they should be. Our first topic, is one we think everyone can relate to – who hasn’t dealt with a mean girl in her life? But here’s the question: Are mean girls just a thing in high school, like the Lindsey Lohan movie, or is it still an issue even after later in life? Share your...

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Advice from 50 Mentors: A NAWBO Power Celebration

Posted by on Jun 6, 2014 in BLOG MENTORING, Career & Leadership, Mentors_Role Models, Women's Leadership Community | 5 comments

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

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Career & Leadership, Miscellaneous | 1 comment

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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Hot Mommas Project Announces Women’s Leadership Fellows Program

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Women's Leadership Community | 0 comments

Washington, DC – March 7, 2013 – The Hot Mommas® Project has awarded Tinu Abayomi-Paul a Women’s Leadership Fellowship, a position designed to create exponential benefit to women and girls. The announcement comes in concert with International Women’s Day, 2014.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day together

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Miscellaneous | 4 comments

Who Is In Your Sisterhood Circle? We all have women we admire who teach us the true meaning of sisterhood, setting an example that’s the opposite of the mean girl that Kathy talks about in her CNN featured report. This International Women’s Day, express your gratitude to that person by tagging them with our Sisterhood of Success crest. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #IWDSIsx when sharing via social media, to help us track who the most honored women are. We may then be able to feature them on the site in weeks to come. From...

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On Becoming Your Editor

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Women's Leadership Community | 7 comments

Like many others, first time I heard of the Hot Mommas Project, I wanted to join it. At the time, I didn’t think I had an exciting enough story to tell that could be entered in the case library competition. And by the time I did? The experience was so raw I had problems getting it down to the required number of words in time. But I digress.   Coming soon: A central home for our Hot Mommas Project Community The point is, there was something about the Hot Mommas Project I wanted to belong to at the time. Actually, that’s not...

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Building a World Where a Sisterhood of Success Replaces Mean Girls

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014 in Career & Leadership, Personal Resources, SisX-The Sisterhood of Success, Work-Life | 3 comments

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

Posted by on Jan 4, 2014 in MDPT-Million Dollar Biz Part Time | 7 comments

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

Here’s the short version: I had 15 needles of lidocaine injected in my head on December 31, 2013.

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.

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#18: PASSION – Do What you Love

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 in Personal Resources, POWER PLAYS for WOMEN, Work-Life | 7 comments

#18: PASSION – Do What you Love

Do you remember your career dreams of yesteryear, and then – kind of this halting screeching break sound like in a movie? And here you are… x (xx?) years later, in a cubicle, corner office, home office – NOT living the dream? I was forced to confront this reality when reading friend, coach, and Hot Mommas Project founding author Kathy Caprino’s piece on the topic in Forbes.

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Thanks to Mentors, Thanks to You

Posted by on Nov 28, 2013 in Case Competition, Mentors_Role Models, Our Events | 0 comments

Thanks to Mentors, Thanks to You

This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for your support. We are especially thankful for your part in helping us launch our very first global web telecast of the 2012-13 Hot Mommas Project Case Awards on November 2nd.

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