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Women in Technology is a hot topic. But somewhere along the line, Black and Latina women fall into the background in these conversations. We know they exist in the tech world, but Women of color are very rarely seen in strong technology positions. Even with organizations like Anita Borg Institute, Women 2.0 and Women of Color in Technology all championing for more recognition of Women of Color, in main stream media and publications, there is still a very obvious void. But Women of Color, women...
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Entrepreneurship is a state of mind. While I believe everyone should try it at least once in their life, it's not for everyone. The number one reason that keeps people from going for it is risk. When the economy is volatile, people become less risk averse. The definition of Risk Aversion is the reluctance of a person to accept an opportunity or bargain with an uncertain payoff rather than another with a more certain, but possibly lower, payoff. A prime example is a person who has had a job for...
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It's 2010 and a time for recovery. People worry about the economy when they should be focusing on what steps to take next with their business. Are things not working like they did in years past? Do you have a Plan B? Are you willing to shift the way you think, work, hire, do business? Well if you're not, you better get ready to! 2010 is a year of change and forward movement. Small businesses need to innovate and step outside of tradition to flourish. There are things they should be doing in...
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I had a conversation on Inclusive Diversity in America on Twitter. Very interesting, great perspectives. Are we ready to have the conversation without being uncomfortable or defensive? Have we evolved enough yet? Well we'll find out! The show which will air live on Monday, July 20th will focus on Diversity and how it plays a role in professional development, advancement and opportunities for women in the corporate and business world. We'll have several prominent women on to discuss the trials...
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Have questions for recruiters? I bet you do. Day after day, I read articles about job hunting, recruiting, and the job market and without fail, there are comments from disgruntled candidates who have had horrible experiences with recruiters (agency and in house). They complain of never hearing back from recruiters, rude replies, and getting the run around. This is your opportunity to ask a panel of recruiters questions about the best way to successfully work with recruiters during your job...
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Forget what you heard. Your PEOPLE are the most important assets in your company. They are the ones who make the products, deliver the service, promote the company and build relationships with your customers. You might be inclined to undercut in this area because of the recession, but trust me, you are doing yourself a great disservice. join me as I speak with my panel about hiring strategies, talent development and strategies to keep the best people.
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Join us for Part 2 of the Main Street Matters Series where my guests and I will be discussing the Art of the Smart Start. Friday we focused on what it takes to have an entrepreneurial mindset. On part 2 we'll discuss how entrepreneurs and small businesses can thrive in the current economy, and what they can do to ensure success when the economy improves. Learn things you can do to start a business, realities of running a business, strategic planning, moving into the role of a small business...
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Well, is it? It's a given that smaller companies have to fight a little harder and wiser to get in front of top talent. And they often times feel at a disadvantage to bigger, more well known companies. But if you have the right brand strategy, messaging and execution, your company can become a magnet for talent. And it doesn't include posting on job boards or begging for candidates onsocial media either. I'll tell you how. Join me as I discuss the my four part strategy to making your company...
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Ever wondered what it takes to get noticed by Recruiters? Curious about what some companies are doing during the "recession"? Want to hear straight from the source how to stay in the front of the minds of decision makers? Join us on Monday at 9AM EST to hear it live from a panel of talented Recruiting Professionals. Who knows, they may even let you know what kind of positions they're looking to fill right now!
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Friday is officially dubbed Fearless Friday. And what better way to kick it off than by having phenomenal women who personify what it means to be a Fearless Woman. Join me and my guests as we discuss what it takes to be a Fearless Woman in today's society AND economy. Tune in to be inspired, motivated and uplifted. You don't want to miss it!
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There's nothing wrong with being a Momma's Boy....if you're in business together that is. It is often assumed that sons join their dad's businesses and daughters join their mother's businesses when they become adults. Who said that!? Not me. Join me as I chat with my own son and with Mom-Son duos that have created successful business ventures.
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A fire has been lit under a whole lot of entrepreneurs these days. Between Shark Tank, Tech Stars and Startup Silicon Valley, everyone's on a funding kick! Everyone wants to snag that lucrative capital investment to make their business the next best thing since Facebook. Well hold on, it's not that simple. Just because you HAVE an idea doesn't mean you have a BUSINESS. The problem with TV and the media is that they glamorize entrepreneurship and make people believe that if they can only get in...
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Women-owned sports teams are few and far between, but a growing number of entrepreneurs are buying stake in a traditionally male industry. Pioneers like Ginny Gilder and Kathy Beatty have opened doors for women in sports, and currently 1/3 of teams in the WNBA are owned by women. Join Adrienne as she discusses business and professional sports with women who are leading the way. As always, you can share your thoughts by tweeting us @talentdiva, emailing us at info@empowerme.org, calling us at...
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We live in an unprecedented time. The economy dictates that women must join, remain in or rejoin the workforce at alarming rates. More mature women are returning to work because of depleted retirement funds, losses on investments and in some cases being victim of massive investment fraud schemes (think Bernie Madoff). Younger women are getting into the work world at earlier ages. There used to be a time when young women could go from high school to college without thinking of working. The...
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If you've seen my latest newsletter or blog post, you would have seen my musings about using the end of the year to reflect on 2009, plan for 2010 so you can reinvent and upgrade your personal and professional life. Join me as I talk about how you can reflect, reinvent and upgrade for the new year, plus I'll share my own journey and tell you how I'm upgrading. Upgrading doesn't have to be a bad thing! I'll be taking comments from the chat room. Tune in at 9AM EST.
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Things can change at the drop of a dime. Sometimes it's by choice, sometimes it's by force. The one thing that's constant is Change is Inevitable. As a business owner (or even an employee) you have to be able to accept and adapt to change, especially in the current economy. Only the strong (and faithful) survive. Change doesn't have to be for the worse. In the final analysis if you don't prepare for change, you flounder. Join my guests as we discuss ways to accept and embrace change, shifting...
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According to Entrepreneur Magazine, we are in the middle of not a recession or depression, but an "Entrepreneur's Economy". Now more than ever people need to dig back deep down into their roots and find that entrepreneurial spirit. We can no longer depend on big business to secure our futures so we can have long tenure and retire with that gold watch and small pension. Entrepreneurs, small businesses are the backbone of this country and are going to be the saving grace for the future...
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OK what started out as a mild mannered vent to gain more respect for my brain, turned into an article, now a major conversation! When I wrote the Article "No, You Can't Pick My Brain, It Costs Too Much" I had no idea of the liberation it would bring to so many. There are so many people out there that struggle with the fine balance of giving away information from the core of their heart and drawing the line as a professional and earning what they are worth. Men and women fall victim to...
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There has been an ongoing conversation that caught my attention. The question was posed to a popular Linked In forum asking "as consultants, do we tend to give away too much for free?". Well I've been discussing knowing your worth and understanding your value for some time now. But this conversation is almost 90 responses deep on the forum! I've invited some of the ladies to discuss how we can find a balance between providing enough information to help someone and not giving away the...
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When you mention "revenue", most people automatically assume it just means make more money for the company and profits. Then they set out and try to drum up new business thinking more new business equals profitability. But revenue generation goes much deeper than just bring customers in the door. There is a fair amount of strategic planning and understanding your customers, what you offer, and how you offer it before you bring in so much as a dime. In fact you can generate lots of...
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But only this once.  The release of my book No, You Can't Pick My Brain (based on the hot Forbes article I wrote in March 2011) has been very well received. So well in fact that the book was and is still the #1 Hot New Release in the Business Etiquette category on Amazon!  Well this is still a huge conversation and people are still irked by people picking their brains. So I'm keeping the conversation going. I'll be giving my top 3 strategies to deal with brain pickers and answering your...
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If you missed the show on Friday, no worries. You can catch the replay today! Tune in at 9AM EST for the replay of Next Level Women.
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Venture Capital was free flowing during the dot com era. Then after the bust, venture capitalists became more discerning with their funds. What does it take to impress a venture capital firm? How much venture capital is out there to small business? How much of that is available to women? Join me as I chat with my guests about preparing for the tedious process of obtaining venture capital.
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For over a century, men have dominated Wall Street. Long since considered by most a "secret society" for wealthy elite men, Women have smashed down that wall and have been making their marks on "The Street". Join me as my guests share their experiences of being in the Wall Street fold, how they broke into such a male dominated “society”, how they found their own power and overall what it’s like to work in an industry where clients are used to working with men to hep...
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Entrepreneurship is at an all time high . For some people, it's a viable option when jobs are scarce. Today on the show, we have two phenomenally successful women who are not just entrepreneurs, but have carved their niche out in showing people how to be entrepreneurs. Susan Solovic (author of The Girls Guide to Building a Million Dollar Business) is here to talk about her new book It's Your Biz. Aliza Sherman (founder of WebGrrls and CyberGrrls) is here to talk about her new book Moms Inc....
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The government has essentially shut down because of it. Most people still don't even understand what it is. The Affordable Care Act (dubbed Obamacare) has been passed into law and many people will be getting coverage they previously wouldn't be able to get. But what about small business owners? Most small business owners don't have the time, patience or inclination to read the act let alone understand it with all of the rhetoric being thrown around by both sides of the political aisle. Join me...
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Stop fretting over the economy! Whether you make 20k, 200K, or 2 million a year, wealth building should be a priority. It IS possible to start building wealth, but you have to stay committed to it. Join me as my guests and I chat about the best ways to start and maintain your wealth building strategies.
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Listen up! We had such a great show on Monday (10/12/09) that listeners demanded we bring it back. So by popular demand, live on Monday, on Views From the Top- The Career Engineer (Francina Harrison), The Career Makeover Coach (Tai Goodwin), The Brandmaker (Tia Jackson) & the Networking Diva (ME!!!) on hand to take YOUR questions live & from the chat room 9AM EST. Ask your most pressing career question and get advice from 4 of the baddest women in the game! Will you be tuning in? Call...
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You've heard me say entrepreneurship should always be an option for most people. But sometimes a person can give it their all, and despite their best efforts, the business just can't be sustained. Worries about the financial well being of the family is the main motivator for leaving the risk driven world of entrepreneurship for the comfort of a weekly check. Sometimes a person is just not cut out to run a business. Join me as I speak with my guests about how to make a smooth transition from...
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It's 2010. You've been hearing a lot about "a new you", "a new brand", "reinvent yourself". Well, are you going to talk about it or be about it. There's a commonly known phrase that says "determine your brand before someone else assigns it to you". The beauty of coming into a new year is that you get to set the tone early on. YOU can establish your new brand and show it to the world. Join me and my guests as we discuss how you can brand yourself, your...
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Last week's show was such a hit, we had to bring it back! Do you have a pressing question for recruiters? Are you tired of navigating the maze that is job hunting? Do you want to know the best ways to stand out from the crowd or build an alliance with recruiters to increase your odds of success? This is your opportunity to ask a panel of recruiters questions about the best way to successfully work with recruiters during your job search AND the reasonable expectations during the process. This is...
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Today...NO GUESTS! That's right, no guest panelists, no special topic. For the first time since I started the show, I'm going solo. I'll be catching you up to date on everything going on with the Empower Me brand. I'll be discussing upcoming events, contests, our exciting launches (yes more than one), classes, and more. Join me for this informative 30 minute show and learn more about Empower Me and why YOU should get EMPOWERED.
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What do all of my guests have in common? They broke out of the traditional and stepped into the fast lane to start and grown their own empire. With the recession and economy forcing people into a panic paralysis, these guests say buck the pundits and step out on faith to start a business that's right for you. Now more than ever it is important for women to define their goals, determine their strengths and go into business for themselves. Hear about the obstacles and triumphs, tips on managing...
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How many times have you looked at someone else's success and thought "why them and not me"? With social media making it easy for everyone to share their successes and accolades, it's understandable that some people would benchmark others' seeming success against their own. While many people share their success stories as a form of motivation to help inspire others, some people don't view it that way and it's unfortunate. Often when someone is bothered by another's accomplishments,...
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Listen up you office Fashionistas. We're talking about the professional woman's image and style. How you look is part of your overall brand. And if you look good, good things will happen for you. Contrary to popular belief, it's NOT ok to wear it just because it's your size. Join me and my guests as we discuss how to figure out your own style, dressing on a budget, dressing age appropriate, finding what works for you, and fitting in to corporate culture without losing your sense of style and...
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Doesn't it seem like big companies get all the great talent? Small businesses often can't compete on the same level because they don't have the resources, time or money their larger counterparts have. Most times, they don't even have a recruiter. Well, this is a different era in the employment landscape and there are ways small businesses CAN compete with the big boys for talent. Today I'll share some strategies for small business owners, including startups, to find, attract and hire the best...
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We're fast approaching the end of 2009. For some, 2010 will be a year of new beginnings. Entrepreneurship is weighing heavily on the minds of a lot of women who are standing in the face of an uncertain economy. Join me as I discuss with my guests stepping out to be Fearless Entrepreneurs. The beauty of a new year is that it gives you a chance to start all over again with a clean slate. So whether you are considering starting a business or want to tear down and rebuild an existing business or...
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Upwardly mobile Women have lots to do, and taking care of self sometimes falls to the bottom of the list. How you look and feel contributes directly to your professional success. Listen in tomorrow as we discuss how the professional woman can take care of business, while caring for mind, body & soul (and dress). We'll have Raw Foods & Personal Chef Carolyn Akens, Image Consultant KL Moore, Entrepreneur & wig manufacturer Rochelle Scott and natural skin and hair care developer &...
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VC is indeed a complex topic. Many entrepreneurs with a greta idea dream of the day a VC firm hands them that $1 million investment check to get their business rolling on all cylinders. Some might say that the more outlandish the idea the better the chance of getting funding. But that's not the case.  There is also a lively conversation going on about the lack or women and minorities given opportunities for funding and conversely, being saught to join VC firms as investors and employees. Is...
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Identity theft. Hiring a volatile employee. Lax internet security. All of these things (and more) can cause great damage to your business and your brand. The biggest mistake small business owners make is assuming that because they are so small, these things can't happen to them. Well they can and do. Tune in as we discuss the best practices of keeping your company, employees, customers and brands safe.
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Your professional brand is the most important tool in your career arsenal. You'd better define your brand before other people assign one to you. Your professional brand is what matters to a potential employer, networking contact, or anyone who can help you find a job or grow your career or business. It's more than making sure your personal brand reflects who are as a person. It's also making sure that the information available about you online (and off) is visible, available, and relevant to...
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What is it about some companies that makes employees want to work for them? How do some companies keep employees that are loyal and happy to come to work every day? Is there any truth to the phrase "do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life"? I don't think so. If you create an environment where people feel appreciated, valued, respected and like they belong to a bigger purpose, you'll have a company where people are begging to work for. And it doesn't matter the size...
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If you're not ready to walk away from a deal, you're not ready to negotiate. Period. Negotiation is one of the most important skills every business owner (and job seeker for that matter) must have to be succesful. There are many people who leave money on the table by not understanding how to negotiate properly. Join me and my guest as we talk about the ways people succeed and fail at negotiating, three tips anyone can implement RIGHT NOW to become a stronger negotiator, and three things to...
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Everywhere you turn, people are getting downsized, right sized and pink slipped. Well it doesn't have to be the end of the world. We choose to look at the pink slip as a new opportunity waiting in the wings. Join me as I talk with my guests about the best way to make the most of a job loss.
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We're continuing Jobs Month! We've talked a lot about strategies to find a job. Today we'll focus on what it takes to build a brand (even if you're a brand of one) so that people will start taking notice. There are tons of candidates on the market who are equal to or better than you are. Branding yourself as an expert lends some credibility and will put you on the radar of recruiters and hiring managers. Join me and my guest for advice on the best ways to brand yourself (online and off) to give...
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You're Fired! When was the first time you had to fire an employee/contractor? How did the termination go? As small business owners we often forget that there has to be a strategy in place to terminate employees who are underperforming, or who's positions may need to be eliminated. But how do you manage the process without causing any backlash while preserving dignity...and keeping your company compliant? Sometimes when you fire people, it can go really wrong. But if you have a policy in place...
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Career pathing opportunities boost morale, help retain valuable employees, and match organizational needs with the best candidates. It is defined as a sequence of jobs along which one may be promoted within an organization. To build a career you must have a career goal and an idea of the different paths your company allows you to take to achieve your goals. But it just doesn't stop there. You have to plan your path keeping in mind your path may require you to look outside of your current...
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Latina power is upon us! The confirmation of Judge Sonya Sotomayor put the country country, the world on notice that Latinas are definitely a powerful bunch. From starting their own businesses to making inroads in Corporate America, Latinas are a fast rising segment of women who hold true power. Join my guests as we discuss tips and strategies for Latinas to get ahead in business and their careers, the struggles faced along the way, and ways Latinas can position themselves to cultivate power...
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Tune in to listen to these phenomenal ladies talk about growing their businesses and stepping out on faith. Chef Carla Hall (Alchemy Caterers & Top Chef NY), Michele Smith (M Communications) and Selena Cuffie (Heritage Brands). This originally broadcast in July 2009. No live calls.
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What we need now is inspiration and motivation, and that's what we're bringing you today! Join me and my guests Chad Rogers & Yolanda Owens as we discuss what it takes to follow your passion and create the professional life of your dreams. Learn how they took a leap of faith and went for their own dreams, and turned out to be wildly successful today. If you're feeling stumped or need some encouragement, you can email your questions or comments to us at info@empowerme.org or call, chat or...
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How do you know when you are "next level" ready? You start feeling like the people (networks, groups, associates) you hang around are no longer "your thing". The people aren't stimulating, they are entrenched in their comfort zone, and have no desire to come out of it. Associations don't give you the brain candy to keep you stimulated, and you often find yourself around the same people all the time...and they usually turn to YOU for the answers. It can be a lonely place when...
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We'll be talking with Recruiters Victor Gaines (McKesson), Shelly Catalina (Tenet Healthcare) & legendary Jim Stroud about the best practices on positioning yourself for success in this down economy and tight job market. Listen to get tips on the best way to position yourself to catch a Recruiter's attention, finding the best job leads, how to connect with and reach out to recruiters, and learn how to boost your brand via social networking/web 2.0. You have to pull out all the stops in this...
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It's our 1 year anniversary! You know what that means. It's time for a PARTY!!! One year ago, I launched Views From the Top Radio Show without a clear sense of where the show was going. Here we are one year later, and it's a Top 100 show per Small Business Trends. We have tons of loyal listeners. We've had some outstanding guests come on and share their wisdom and expertise. Tune in and help me celebrate our one year milestone. Call in or join the chat room to share how Views From the Top has...
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This is the last show of 2009, of the decade. What better way to go out than by going out with a bang! There are more than a few things on my mind as we close out 2009. You absolutely must tune in as I give the rundown of my opinions and views about politics, business strategies, career growth, networking, social media, race relations, the economy, the President, so called "gurus" & experts, living authentically, being true and real, personal responsibility, community...
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Everyone's always talking about "disruption" in terms of technology. There are even conferences about disruption. But did you know you can...no you SHOULD BE disrupting yourself? Too many people choose to play it safe and miss out on potentially life changing opportunities because they're too afraid to take chances. Nobody is obligated to one career or even one path in life. Each and every one of you must learn to acknowledge your weaknesses but not allow them to define or trap you....
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The start up rate has risen over the last few years. Many businesses were created out of necessity. But once you start, how do you sustain your business? Inevitably you get to a point where you have to move past the start up phase in order to be successful. A lot of companies find themselves stuck in a rut that sometimes leads to their early demise. The lucky ones luck out and experience that big break that takes their business to the next level. Can your company be one of them? Tune in to...
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This week I've been on a tear about smart entrepreneurship. Not in a mean way, but to educate and drive the point home. While entrepreneurship is definitely on the rise, many people aren't pursuing it the right way. People will tell you to just follow your dreams and don't worry about the rest. But my guest and I disagree. Running and growing a business is nothing to take lightly. Join Chris Curtis and I as we give you a real heart to heart on running your own business. 
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Leverage. It sounds like an unassuming practical word, yet it holds so much power. Authority, power, clout, credit, juice, influence, pull, sway, weight. Anyway you slice it, leverage allows you to make big things happen and it's usually gained through active, methodic networking. The key to successful leverage is cultivating powerful relationships. Unfortunately, many people don't work on their relationships the right way and they end up losing out on opportunities because they don't know how...
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To succeed in the business world, you need to have advocates in your corner who will champion you with you or without you around. Women especially need to have a solid set of mentors they can turn to for professional guidance and moral support. We'll be talking about the power of having mentors in the rise up the corporate ladder (for career women), the benefits of having mentors, how to go about getting one (or several), guidelines for building a mentoring relationship and pitfalls to avoid.
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Two of Corporate America's most successful social media advocates, Jeffrey Hayzlett (formerly) of Kodak and Scott Monty of Ford will be joining me to discuss how big business is using social media to help their brands, connect with customers, and influence how people communicate experiences to become brand evangelists. Do they know something that small business (and other corporate giants) should be paying attention to? Tune in to find out.
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If you know anything about my guest Erika Napoletano, you would understand the title of this show! No doubt you've seen her columns in Entrepreneur Magazine, checked out her wildly popular blog over at Redheadwriting.com and unless you've been under a rock somewhere, you know about her brand new book The Power of Unpopular. Now hold on, don't think this is that kind of show...OK maybe a little. But my Erika will be here live to share the benefits of being unpopular and why it's often necessary...
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A reputation is like trust. If you lose it, it takes years to earn it back. While most people get it right, some still have no clue. What you put on the web stays there forever, whether or not you erase it. Trust that someone, somewhere has captured what you've put out there and may be holding it as their very own trump card. From small business owners who speak ill of their clients to young adults posting embarrassing information that could also embarrass their employers, some people are still...
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What do you do in a crazy economy? You make change. Today we're talking about Career Reinvention. If you're not finding a job or new opportunities, it's time to make a change. Who says you have to wait for a bad economy to make a change? That's exactly what most people do because they feel forced to change with the circumstances. Join me guests as we discuss best practices for always recreating yourself and updating your brand so you're never caught without a plan or a job again.
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Small business is the backbone of the economy. At least that's what they say. Main Street is struggling and needs answers. CNBC attempted to give answers and start a dialog about how we as a nation can do better with our small businesses. Join me and my guest as we recap the event, which included advice from a stellar panel including Sara Blakely, Kevin O'Leary, Tristan Walker, Steve Case and Anita Mills. Did this townhall help, hurt or confuse small business owners? We'll get down to business.
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"Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from teh back, or a fool from any direction. And don't squat with your spurs on!" That's just one of the sage pieces of advice from my guest Jeffrey Hayzlett, CEO of The Hayzlett Group and author of Running the Gauntlet. Jeffrey will be joining me to talk about his second book, and how the lessons apply to the small business community, how small businesses can take advantage of the seeming shift in the economic recovery to favoring...
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It's our anniversary!! Views From the Top will be celebrating its second anniversary on May 29th. So I've decided to do it up big! This show is all about informing, educating and helping the listeners to live their best professional and entrepreneurial lives. So in this extended edition, I want to continue in that spirit and help you, my loyal listeners. So it's open mic. Call, tweet, chat or email me your questions on job search, starting a business, growing a business, career advancement,...
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Operations Management...what?? Revenue Models...HUH?? Social Media Marketing...Que?!?! Staffing Strategies...??? Yes, I've gotten those responses when I asked who was on top of these things. Well that and blank stares. Running a business is not a joke. It takes serious committment, tons of patience and lots of hard work. Are you running your business to the best of your abiity? Could you use some advice or input on a specific business issue? Are you stuck in some area of your business with no...
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Running a business is not something to take lightly. When you make that decision to move from a one person operation to becoming a full fledged company with employees, things change. You don't have to be a lawyer to run a business, but you do need to have adequate counsel and a basic understanding of the legal issues that your company can encounter in the course of doing business. Join me as I chat with my guests about legal ways small businesses can protect themselves, employees, and their...
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Job hunting is frustrating enough when you haven't done it in a while. But add the fact that the holidays are upon us and it makes for a nasty search situation. Many people panic during a job search and make common mistakes that keep them unemployed. From ill prepared interviews to ineffective self marketing, candidates are having a harder time finding work. But you don't have to stay stuck on the cycle. Ask your pressing career question and we'll try to give you tips on improving your job...
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Views From the Top returns with the Career Savvy Series. During this series, we'll be helping listeners improve their jobs search skills, reinvent their careers, position themselves to get recruited and give tips on building a powerful brand. Tune in to learn how to make the best of this economy and job market. Today's show will focus on career reinvention with two people who are the epitome of reinvention. Mahsa Saeidi-Azcuy from The Apprentice & Ed Thralls Jr Founder of Wine Tonite &...
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In honor of the CNN special Latino in America, I wanted to let you listen to a panel of savvy Latinas who share their experiences and thoughts about being Latina in the business world.
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What does it take to build, run and grow a business in today's economy? Next week, thousands of attendees will find out the answer to that very question at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneur Conference in Atlanta, GA. Join me as I chat with Editor-in-Chief of BlackEnterprise.com Alfred Edmond Jr, Sr. Tech Editor Sonya Donaldson, Small Business Innovator Nominee Amos Winbush III and Shoe Titans (and Guest Panelists) Shane & Shawn Ward. We’ll be discussing the conference, black...
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Join us as our panelists discuss how they went from safe jobs to pursuing their passions. Each of these fearless ladies threw caution to the wind and went for what makes them happy. But one of our panelists did the exact opposite. Tune in at 9AM EST to hear all about it. If you're a woman looking for a change and have questions for our guests, call in to 347-215-9362.
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Latinas have long since been the silent minority, struggling to find her place in the main stream business world. Their struggles have been overshadowed by the struggles of African American Women and the women's movement in general. With the very public and historic process of Judge Sonya Sotomayor's confirmation as Supreme Court Justice, the struggle has been kicked into high gear. Latinas are making significant contributions in corporate, finance, education and entrepreneurship. Listen to my...
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December is Jobs Month and we continue with advice from leading career experts on how to position yourself to find a job or move up from your current job. Job search doesn't have to be so difficult. It's a tough economy, but for those with skills and a little creative thinking, finding a job is attainable. Tune in as we discuss tips and strategies you can use to get a leg up over the competition for that job you want.  We'll be taking calls, email and tweeting during the show. Send in your...