Oodles of Gratitude!

Looking out at the sea of fabulous women at our recent NH Conference for Women reminded me of why I created this organization . . . women coming together for education, a little bit of fun and to cheer each other on! Never could I have imagined that because of all of these women that our group would grow to become the largest of its kind in New Hampshire. Everywhere we turn people are willing to lend a hand to help us (and you) be successful - … [Read more...]

NH Conference for Women: The “Social” Experience

Last week's NH Conference for Women is still being talked about all over social media. Whether you were there and want to re-live the experience or you want to get a glimpse of what you missed out on, here are a few fun items to check out: Tory Johnson's video During her talk Tory took a video of the audience getting pumped. Post by Tory Johnson. Lani Voivod's video The social media goddess and WIW champion Lani Voivod … [Read more...]

Member Spotlight on Claire Moorehead

Claire Moorehead is one of our charter members having come to our kick-off celebration in May 2007. You will often see her tending to all sorts of details at our Inspiring Women in Business and NH Conference for Women events and over the years she has devoted hundreds of hours to lending a hand whenever one is needed. It gives us great pleasure to introduce you to this remarkable woman . . . Recently we sat down for a little girl talk with … [Read more...]

Top 100 Websites for Women

Check out this list of the Top 100 Websites for Women compiled  by Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/2010/06/23/100-best-womens-blogs-forbes-woman-time-websites.html … [Read more...]

Work-Life Balance: Ways to restore harmony and reduce stress

Mayo Clinic for CNN.com (June 2006) Finding work-life balance in today's frenetically paced world is no simple task. Spend more time at work than at home, and you miss out on a rewarding personal life. Then again, when you face challenges in your personal life, such as caring for an aging parent or coping with marital problems, concentrating on your job can be difficult. Whether the problem is too much focus on work or too little, when … [Read more...]

Lessons Learned on the Road to Self-Discovery

By Leslie Sturgeon Eliminate toxic relationships. Distance yourself from dream stealers and nay sayers, people that cause drama. Find a mentor and emulate how they live their lives. Positive attitude - be someone others want to be around. Be consistent as people can’t stand to be around an unpredictable person. Ask yourself, “How can I make this a phenomenal day?” Understand yourself - be aware of yourself, embrace your weaknesses and … [Read more...]

Reaching Out to Others Can Transform Your Life

By Leslie Sturgeon Following the path of others can lead you to success! A mentor can give you the guidance and support you need to live a more prosperous life. What is a mentor? Simply put . . . a trusted counselor or guide. It is anyone who possesses the qualities you wish to emulate and who has something to teach you! This person can be a stranger or close friend, younger or older, living or deceased, a celebrity, the author of your … [Read more...]

Leaving Your Comfort Zone Small Steps, Big Rewards!

By Leslie Sturgeon You've probably heard the saying, “Everything we want in life is just outside our comfort zone.” Well I’m here to tell you, my friends, it's the truth! A former shy girl, I didn’t believe being daring and uncomfortable could possibly lead me to monumental breakthroughs, but rather… more despair. It all began one toe at a time - then an occasional leap with both feet - out of my comfortable cocoon. Through a desire to create … [Read more...]

Believe in Yourself

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The Power of Networking: One Step, One Handshake at a time

By Leslie Sturgeon You heard about an event that sounds absolutely fascinating, but you couldn’t possibly attend. The kids need you at home? The boss has a project for you to complete? You need a root canal? No, it is anxiety that is holding you back! “I can’t walk into a room full of strangers,” you say to yourself. “I would rather have surgery instead.” Let me tell you – I have come up with every conceivable excuse for not attending a social … [Read more...]