Group Airline Discounts

A New Day for Group Travel  Group travel is back – and better than ever.  You may be surprised to know that 18 months ago, American Airlines relaunched its groups and meeting products. With these products, American will once again manage group and meeting customers. “The last year has been a time of rebuilding,” said Group Sales Manager Libby Severance, who leads the team. “We’ve taken things apart, to get under the hood to fix Read more…

Lion Sisterhood

Join our FREE Online WOMAN Community! https://bit.ly/FBLioness The initial purpose of this group was to start our own Lion Sisterhood Pride. Many women are not mobile or live in areas of the world that it isn’t easy to get out or women who work and have children and have maybe 20 minutes a day to themselves. Now in 2019 we want to move the sisterhood to the next level.  “How do we empower the young Read more…

Presentations Are NOT all Seen the Same Way

When creating your new PowerPoint presentation, have you ever thought that almost 10% of your audience may not see your slides the same way you do?  Have you ever thought of the number of color blind individuals in your audience? Facts About Color Blindness | National Eye Institute As many as 8 percent of men and 0.5 percent of women with Northern European ancestry have the common form of red-green color blindness. Men are much Read more…

Building Your Support Network

With the holidays fast  approaching, I write this as I find myself once again opening  my grandmother’s recipe box. I know her holiday recipes by heart without even having to pick up this card, but there is something about reading it in my grandmother’s handwriting that comforts me.  I know I’m never truly alone. Sadly this isn’t the case for many women around the world.  As women, we are so caught up in everyday living. Read more…

Mastering Relationships in Business

I have been in business in one form or another for a quarter of a century and over that time have met thousands of people.  Some I worked with, others I worked for; many of which I became friends with outside of the business world. Why is this important?  Well there are hundreds, if not thousands who work in my field of expertise and can do the job I do.  It may not be at Read more…

Is Empowerment not in Women’s DNA?

I’ve worked in the Hospitality Industry for over a quarter of a century.  As I start to reach middle age, I have spent much time lately looking over my life and of those around me. This brought me to realizing that there’s a lot of women working in entry level positions in the hospitality industry but not many women at the top, why would this be? Could it be that working at the top in Read more…

The Conference Evacuation that almost didn’t happen

As I prepared for my upcoming 3 day conference for 900 people, I asked my convention services manager for the evacuation maps and the hotel’s emergency procedures. This is a  common practice that I have done so many times over the last 25 years before I take a group onsite to the venue. The first day of the conference started relatively uneventful, but something in my Conference Manager mind just didn’t feel right.  I watched Read more…

Passion is the #1 Reason for Business

Have you seen the social media advertisements where you can start your own business for $99.00?  Or maybe the ones that guarantee you that you can be making SIX Figures in 90 days “by just following their startup guidelines” or a hundred other opportunities that you shouldn’t pass up.   I just sit at my laptop and shake my head.  I understand the inner “need” to start a business, hell I’ve started over a half Read more…

Empowerment within Entrepreneurship

By Jenny Needham (guest blogger) Starting your own business is a leap of faith, none of us knows how it will turn out. We just have visions and dreams of working for ourselves and making our chosen field a better place. Empowering our own lives and taking our skills to the next level by working for ourselves. What if I said that Empowerment within Entrepreneurship is not just that? What if I told you that Read more…

Work Together or Die

Let me tell you how a visit to an animal park change my course of thinking and bring about a change not just in me, but in how I encourage others. A few months back, I went to a local animal park and made my way to the Lion Enclosures. For reference I love standing and watching the different species and how they interact with one another, I find it fascinating and also captivating. On Read more…