Tag Archives: Victorious Woman Contest

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Is Social Media Making You Sick?

You know, Victory Chicks, and you guys, ever since our presidential election last November, there has been so much acrimony. I’ve never seen anything like it in my…
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The Girlfriend Gala

The 2016 Girlfriend Gala was yesterday. It was our tenth Victorious Celebration. If you were there, THANK YOU for coming. You are part of the reason it was…
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Victorious Woman Contest 2016

What’s Your Story? Every woman has one! Have you triumphed over a seemingly overwhelming obstacle? Survived abuse? Broken through a glass ceiling? Beaten cancer, addiction or other disease?…
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Tip#2: Your Holiday Happy Place

Finding Your Holiday Happy Place: Your Three Favorite Holiday Memories You know how sometimes you feel so good that nothing can aggravate you? That’s the idea behind this…
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Victory Stretch #9: Get Help

While most women like to think they can do it all without asking for help, it just isn’t the case for any of us. Whether it’s moral support,…
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Victory Stretch #7: Ask Powerful Questions

Did you ever think that you cheated yourself out of great conversations or important information because you focused on the wrong things? Bet you have – bet you…
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Victory Stretch#6: WII-FM

Why do you want to stretch out of your comfort zone? It’s a lot of effort. What will you get out of it? Write down every good thing…
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Friday Happy Hour

  Michele Scott joined us for the Friday Happy Hour to talk about how she took a far-fetched idea and turned it into a business she loves. The…
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Happy Hour: Prosperity and Success

Prosperity, Success, and Bossy were what we talked about at today’s Happy Hour. Thanks so much to Kay Fittes of High Heeled Success and author Pam Mariani. We…
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Ban Bossy???

What have Beyonce, Jennifer Garner, Jane Lynch, Condoleeza Rice &others been doing with FB’s CEO, Sheryl Sandberg? They’ve been making a commercial or maybe you’d call it a…
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“Magic” at Today’s Happy Hour

Want to SUPERCHARGE your 2014 goals? You can do it! Shamanic healer Cherry-Lee Ward has great ideas and a couple rituals that will help welcome the changes and…
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Happy Hour: Beating Holiday Challenges

Dealing with Difficult People or the Loss of a Loved One The condescending sister, the bully brother, the know-it-all spouse of your best friend…the can suck the happy…
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Wherever you are and whatever you are doing, I wish you a fabulous day of Thanksgiving. Don’t forget to check out last week’s guest Sharon O’Connor’s “attitude of…
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Happy Hour Giveaway

At today’s Friday Happy Hour, Annmarie and Mary Cantando talked about tips for getting back your mojo when feeling overwhelmed, how to know who to hobnob with for…
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Nyad: You’re Never Too Old!

“You’re never too old to chase your dreams!”  That’s what Diana Nyad wants you to know. Today, the 64 year-old finally accomplished her goal of swimming from Cuba…
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Millennials Value…WHAT?

Ever Wonder How Your Values Compare with the Next Generation? Do you work with a young person who you can’t seem to figure out – and wonder what…
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Lis Wiehl at BEA

Meeting Lis Wiehl at the book expo was a treat…and a surprise. Lis Wiehl has been around for a while. She’s a lawyer, legal analyst, professor of law…
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Victorious Woman Month Starts Today

It’s been eight years since I submitted the paperwork to get International Victorious Woman Month included in the “most comprehensive and authoritative” reference book, McGraw-Hill’s Chase’s Calendar of…
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Top Ten Ways Women Sabotage their Communication in the Workplace

I met Diane DiResta when we were both speaking at a conference. I liked her right away. She’s a smart and savvy and an excellent communicator. I love…
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Ten Communication Secrets of Great Leaders

Forbes.com posted this article by Mike Myatt last spring. Here are his “top ten secrets” with my quickie summaries: 1. Speak not with a forked tongue: Act like…
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Last Chance to see Kelly speak at Great Dames on April 22

“Savvy Sizzle: Designing the Life of Your Dreams” Is your life SAVVY or sappy? Does your life SIZZLE with Satisfaction or feel like it’s wilting away, day by…
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Is Social Media Sabotaging Communication?

Between facebook, twitter and texting, we sometimes think that sound bites, shared links, winks and 140 character tweets are communication. But while clever phrases and social media quickies…
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Annmarie Kelly speaks at the Great Dames Delaware Series on April 22

“Savvy Sizzle: Designing the Life of Your Dreams” Is your life SAVVY or sappy? Does your life SIZZLE with Satisfaction or feel like it’s wilting away, day by…
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Managing Men in the Workplace

When I interviewed The Prosperity Sisters in 2011, I talked to them about their amazing cakes at Full-Spirited Flavors. I didn’t know then that the youngest sister, Kathy…
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Support for Women In Business

Question: I was wondering if your business was anywhere near Southern California or if you know of any other places I can contact for Women Business support and…
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Marianne Williamson and Influence

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most…
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Last Chance to register for Annmarie Kelly’s speech at the WWB on March 21st!

Register now! Flipping the Switch: From Pressure to Power Change and stress are inevitable any time and anywhere. But in today’s economy, you have to do business with…
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War Against Women….Again

When Sheryl Sandberg’s new book Lean In, hit the book shelves, it was Sandberg who became the target of many women. Criticisms included that “she’s lucky” (vs. talented)…
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Annmarie speaks to Wilmington Women in Business on March 21

Flipping the Switch: From Pressure to Power Change and stress are inevitable any time and anywhere. But in today’s economy, you have to do business with less and…
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Are You an Influencer?

Women’s History Month is the perfect time to focus on INFLUENCE, the March Victorious Woman theme. Women who make history often do so because they are influencing experts….
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Annmarie Kelly speaks at the Great Dames Delaware Series on April 22

“Savvy Sizzle: Designing the Life of Your Dreams” Is your life SAVVY or sappy? Does your life SIZZLE with Satisfaction or feel like it’s wilting away, day by…
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On Strong Shoulders

Danica Patrick’s Big Win Danica Patrick’s eighth place finish in the Daytona 500 last Sunday was the best female finish in history and the second-best female finish in…
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Fortieth Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

I’ve always been of two minds about the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling. I’m pro-choice and anti-abortion. I know, it’s incongruous. And, though I have a lot of…
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Do Women Want to Lead?

Recently nineteen year old Julie Zeilinger wrote a guest post for Forbes.com, titled: “Why Millennial Woman Don’t Want to Lead”. In it, while Zeilinger acknowledges that young women…
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Can You Say No?

The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes. Tony Blair

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Asking For What You Need

You can’t ask for help, or tell your guests what to bring, unless you know what you are having and what kind of help you need. When I’m…
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Dare to Dream in 2013! Learn Powerful Tools To Get The Life You Want!

 Get Ready NOW to Make 2013 Your Best Year Yet!  How to Use Vision Boards to Create the Life of Your Dreams You’ve heard about the Law of…
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Webinar: The Art of the Start

December 11 The New Year is only days away. Don’t wait until December 31 and then start making meaningless resolutions that you forget about by January 6. Start…
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Where’s The Money?

When you set a budget for that special Thanksgiving meal, you are more likely to include the special foods that may cost a little more, and be smarter…
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Is It Colorful?

Many chefs will tell you that any meal should have a lot of color. Just having a turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes will give you a table of…
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What Do You Want Now?

OK, you decided to have Thanksgiving dinner. Now decide what you want to have. Most people have turkey, but not everyone does. Some people have ham or a…
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November’s Victory Theme: Leadership

This month’s theme is Leadership and it includes Business Planning for the New Year. Sounds boring, doesn’t it? But what is it about leadership and business planning that…
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The Fast Lane

Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion. –  Oprah Winfrey

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Why Meetings Fail

Did you just get back from yet another Monday morning meeting? When I was the director and manager of a company’s corporate university, every Monday morning I had…
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Competence: Are You Ready for Success?

Do you feel like the success you want – in your life, your relationships or your job – just never comes your way? If you do, maybe a…
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Who Could Get Hurt?

Incompetence could have gotten me, my spouse or someone else killed Here’s what happened: About three hours into my vacation, on the drive up the east coast to…
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Sage Advice From the Experts

It was thirty years ago when Tom Peters wrote his first book, In Search of Excellence, with Robert Waterman. What the authors said then still holds true today:…
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‘Bout Time Augusta National!

Rice and Moore Open Doors for Women For many years the Augusta National Golf Club refused to admit women into their club. But that’s changed now. Former Secretary…
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Phyllis Diller

Life Reinvention Success/ Breaking Comedy’s Glass Ceiling Yesterday I met with my friend and spiritual mentor, Jeanne. For some reason, she mentioned Phyllis Diller and Diller became part…
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Will She Make it This Time?

Diana Nyad’s Victorious Adventure Talk about having a BIG DREAM and going after it!! You gotta give Diana Nyad credit for persistence, determination and sheer chutzpah! This sixty-two…
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