Category Archives: Networking

Christine Kloser: Transformational Authorship

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The vast majority of us have talked about writing a book. Problem is, the vast majority of us never make time to sit down and get the words on the page. Christine Kloser got immersed in publishing when her husband decided to write a book involving interviews with Major League Baseball players. She pored over Dan Poynter’s Self-Publishing Manual, learning the nuts and bolts of putting a book together to assist her husband in becoming a published author.

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Kristi Faulkner: Promoting Gender Equality with Consumer Awareness

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Many of us were moved by the 2017 Audi Super Bowl commercial featuring a girl racing a boxcar, while the inspiring voice over touted the company’s commitment to gender equality. But as a consumer, how would you know whether the company really supports women’s empowerment? Where could you go to find out about their policies around family leave or how many women serve on the board?

Veteran creative director Kristi Faulkner teamed up with journalist Amy Cross to design the Gender Fair mark,

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Natalie Franke: Empowering the Creative Community to Rise Together

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There may not be anything wrong with a little healthy competition, but at the end of day, human beings are social creatures with a need to connect and build community. Natalie Franke is on a mission to transform the way creative entrepreneurs see each other, moving away from a model of rivalry and opposition to one of collaboration for the common good.

Raised by a single mother, Natalie Franke started photographing weddings in high school to earn supplemental income.

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Jessica Nazarali: Building a Business and Life You Love

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We work very hard to make the world think we have it all together. From the outside looking in, a successful woman with a good corporate job and a solid network of friends and family seems to be living the dream. It is possible, however, to have your ducks in a row – yet still feel like something is missing. What if you could create a business of your own, doing work that inspires you?

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Linda Swindling, JD, CSP: How to Ask Outrageously!

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Chances are you’ve been there, watching someone else get the promotion or the study abroad opportunity or the picture with Jay Leno that you really wanted, but didn’t have the courage to ask. Perhaps you don’t want to be seen as greedy or aggressive… But the truth is that making the big ask builds relationships and establishes trust. Today’s guest is ready to help you ‘get your ask in gear’ and make those outrageous requests.

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