Tag Archives: Victorious Woman Contest

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Will You Join Me?

Mark Your Calendar! Victorious Woman Blog Tour starts soon! Here are my tour stops and what will be happening: September 4 Welcome to My World of Dreams (guest…
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Webinar: How to Talk so People will Listen

October 9 Have you ever made a suggestion and it’s ignored – only for someone else to make the same suggestion a few minutes later and everyone thinks…
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Victory and Physical Energy

Remember when you were younger and, unless you had some unusual condition, physical energy came naturally and sometimes in big doses; good health, except for the occasional cold,…
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July’s Theme: Energy and the Victorious Woman

Your Victorious Woman focus this month is on ENERGY. It’s something that is all around us and comes in every possible form you can imagine. It’s in your…
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Purging Persistence!

Today I continued my purge in the loft. It amazes me how, for someone who isn’t a pack rat and who doesn’t have a lot of storage space,…
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Persistence: A Starting Over Must-Have!

Talk about persistence! I’ve been watching this bird for a few weeks now and I’m fascinated. Last month she was gathering sticks and stems to make her nest…
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Persistence and Clutter

What’s Persistence and Clutter have to do with a Victorious Woman? It takes Persistence to Deal with Clutter!  My Personal Journey in Making Room for New and Better!…
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Persistence and Change

Interesting Article! If you are wondering what you need to do differently, this article by Fast Company’s Lydia Dishman give you a few ideas in “Killer Career Advice…
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Persistence and the VictoriousWoman

Persistence is finding what isn’t working and not doing it anymore. But, as Seth Godin says (see the Secret to Persistence), it’s about focusing on the goal and…
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Persistence and Fear of Failure

Yes, at the beginning, your plans can go either way. Yes, it’s true your plan could fail. But if you start & quit too soon, it definitely will….
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The Secret to Persistence

If you have that “beating my head against the wall” feeling I talked about in this month’s first blog (http://victoriouswoman.com/2012/06/01/women-leaders-persistence/), then you need to do something different. And…
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The Girlfriend Gala 2012

What a night! We laughed, we cried, we got inspired! So many people to thank! Here are many of them: Thanks to all our silent auction and raffle…
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GOAL OR VICTORY?

Congresswoman Earns Degree Congresswoman Kristi Noem of South Dakota just earned her college degree in Political Science. According to her website, the forty-year-old is a rancher, who “actively…
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Rather Die Than Speak?

Public speaking is the Number One fear for many people. But in this day and age, in spite of all the benefits of social media, how you present…
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Online Communication and Your Job

Why Wilson Phillips Got in Bed with Perez Hilton On a recent chapter of their reality show, Wilson Phillips was talking passionately about their comeback. They said one…
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Who’s Waging the War on Women?

It’s confusing, isn’t it? All the noise about the GOP’s supposed “war on women” doesn’t seem to match up with the facts. The “war on women” is empty…
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Communication in the Workplace: First Steps

You’re getting ready for a meeting. Somehow, you always seem to freeze up, have a hard time talking and don’t get your point across. As a woman who…
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April Victory Theme: Communication and Connection

Communication is a two-way street! You open your mouth and words comes out. Sometimes it’s to express how you feel while other times you have information or want…
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Women in History: Nancy Pelosi

I often say that motherhood is a temp job. When the kids grow up, you have to have a new beginning and write your next chapter. Former Speaker…
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The Secret to Influence

We don’t try to push others in a particular direction; we try to pull them toward our ideas. Push takes muscle. Pull takes influence. Lois Frankel

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Women In History: Sandra Day O’Connor

When Sandra Day O’Connor became the first woman on the Supreme Court, I barely noticed anything political. But that day I paid attention to the news! Though she…
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Celebrating Victorious Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, The Press Club PA focused its meeting on women, past and present, who had demonstrated victories I was honored to have The…
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Creating Influence: Tell your story & tell it well

Women are usually pretty good at telling stories, just not usually about themselves – at least not in ways that put them in the best light. STOP IT!…
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Kay Presto needs your vote!

She’s the Queen of Empowered Seniors and a Victorious Woman Honoree Kay Presto (March 2009 – http://bit.ly/xrhQUe). Kay was the first woman reporter for NASCAR, back in the…
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Creating Influence: Next, Speak Up!

When I was the Education Manager for a corporate university, the company VP used to say “When people know you and like you, they find a way to…
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Women in Presidential History

March is Women’s History Month During this month we typically acknowledge and honor women who have positively distinguished themselves and made a difference in people’s lives. Few women…
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Women of Influence…What About the U.S.?

Women’s History Month During this month we typically acknowledge and honor women who have positively distinguished themselves and made a difference in people’s lives. Few women can do…
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Happy 100th Birthday, Girl Scouts!

I really wanted to be Girl Scout when I was a kid, but for some reason my parents wouldn’t let me. To this day I don’t know why….
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Happy 101st International Women’s Day!

Did you know…this day used to be called International Working Women’s Day? I guess somewhere along the line someone realized that, whether it’s in or out of the…
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SmartWoman@Work: The Art of Influence

For the SmartWoman@Work, the Victorious Woman Project will be giving you ideas for creating more influence in your life. Read more about Influence (this month’s theme) at http://bit.ly/xpHEVp and…
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March’s Theme: Influence

Influence – it’s great when you have it! You can get a lot done, and in the process, get a lot of your professional and personal needs met….
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Victorious Honoree – February 2012

Janet Cantwell Papale Challenge. Risk. Persistence. Those words don’t warm the hearts of most women but they define the life and career of Janet Cantwell Papale. What she…
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Book Review: ABCs of Recovery

Carol Kivler’s newest book, the ABCs of Recovery from Mental Illness is one that you don’t want to miss. First of all, it’s small – only approximately 5×3…
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Now Find Your Strengths Strategy

Somehow we always seem to remember what’s wrong with us and are often at a loss for remember what’s right. And the truth is that every one of…
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Stepping into Change

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lao Tzu

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Invest in Yourself

Women are often encouraged to forgo their own needs so that someone else can receive them. There is something to be said for being a little sacrificing, but…
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Is Change A Pain?

Change reveals you to yourself. It brings you the opportunity to embrace something different or retreat into your personal comfort zone. Yes, change is uncomfortable. So is a…
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Behind the Eight-Ball at Work?

One of the biggest mistakes women make, and one that you have total power to change, is buying into your socialization. Women are socialized differently than men. You…
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Embracing Change

Here are two things you can do to embrace change, whether you choose it or it chooses you: 1 – Remind yourself of past changes and how you…
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SWOT Yourself

In the last post I asked you to day dream about the changes. This time my challenge to you is to pick a daydream, “paint” a mental picture…
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Too Late for A Change?

Too many women think it’s too late to start over and be successful? You aren’t, as long as you have a dream and a goal. Here are some…
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Top Ten Diets

Coming from a wonderful Italian tradition with a mom who was a wonderful cook, I grew up eating pasta three times a week and snacks and desserts were…
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What If You Couldn’t Fail??

If you knew you couldn’t fail, and asking was all you had to do to get something that would make your life better, what would you want? Do…
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Advance Your Career

Studies have shown that two-thirds of your success depends on your emotional competence. If you are reinventing your career/business, YOU INC) so that you will be more successful…
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American tradition. In Canada, it’s celebrated in early October. In the US, it’s the third Thursday in…
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Ten Reasons Why Women Make Strong Leaders

Passion—not money or promotions—is the main fuel that earns victory after victory. Resilience: You don’t fail when you trip, only when you don’t get back up. Brutal Self-Awareness:…
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Why Feminine Leadership Matters

Why Feminine Leadership Matters… If you aren’t leading your life, someone else is, and they are leading you in their direction, not yours. Annmarie Kelly

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Passed Over For Promotion

“I just got passed over for a promotion – again. I get good performance reviews and my boss says I’m doing a good job, but that doesn’t seem…
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November Victory Theme

Leadership What is leadership? You can ask twenty people and get twenty answers. All too often women seem to think of leadership as being a male characteristic related…
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Optimal Living Success Workshop

If you are local to the King of Prussia area, and you are ready to get serious about changing your life, you need to come to the Optimal…
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