Tag Archives: Victory Stories

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11.11.16 RadioWrapUp: Veteran’sDay

It’s Veteran’s Day and author Laura Browder came to Happy Hour to talk. Laura’s book, When Janey Comes Marching Home, is an interesting looking into the service and…
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Victorious Woman Contest: 1st Place

Petra Monaco A Story of Overcoming My life and practice have been shaped by my own story. Growing up in foster care since the age of 2 and…
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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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Stop Sabotage#4: Avoid Crippling Self-talk

Crippling Self-Talk: What Are You Telling YourSELF?? If your friends called you stupid, ugly or fat, they wouldn’t be your friends for long, would they? But here’s the…
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Do-Over Tip#10: Focus

The Power of Focus A recent Victorious Woman survey indicated that distractions are a woman’s biggest goal-achieving challenge. Not surprising – women are so used to multi-tasking and…
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Do-Over Tip#9: Get Accountable

Find A Coach or Accountability Partner We all have good intentions when we set a goal. But, as the saying goes, the road to hell is paved with…
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Do-Over Tip#8: Find Your Tribe

Where’s Your Tribe? OK, so you aren’t a native American. But you’ve heard it before – birds of a feather flock together. That’s because they have something in…
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Do-Over Tip#7: Embrace the Change

Give That Change a Big Hug! Change is a forever part of life. No matter who you are, where you live, or what you do, change happens. Every…
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Do-Over Tip#6: Trust But Verify

How Much Should You Trust Your Gut? A LinkedIn discussion started with the question: Do you trust your gut in making big decisions or do you have a…
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Do-Over Tip #5: Get Advice

Get Advice…From Veterans When you’re starting over, getting advice is just like when you were pregnant the first time, everyone has advice for you – even people who…
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Do-Over#4: Self-Care Planning

Self-Care Makes a Difference Do-overs demand work, time and energy. Make sure you get a self-care plan in place. You must make time to take care of yourself,…
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Do-Over Tip #1: Have a Big Picture

Can You Picture Your Do-Over? Every time you get the opportunity for a second chance, a do-over, it helps to have a picture of what you want out…
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Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Resolutions?

How to make 2014 the NO-SABOTAGE Year! 2014 is in its infancy. And, just like a new baby, you have the world in front of you. And, with…
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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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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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Staying Under the Radar?

When a woman complains to me about not getting a promotion or recognition for some accomplishment, I ask her how she promotes herself. In most cases, she hasn’t….
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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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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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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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October’s Victory Theme: VISION

VISION is what enables you to see where you are going, what’s behind or around you and to recognize people and things. Physical vision happens with your eyes,…
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Too Old to Learn Social Media?

Question: During most of my career, I worked as a nurse. I left nursing to start my own business as a hypnotherapist.  My whole career of 30+ years focused…
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You’ve Gotta See This Movie!

New Beginnings and Second Chances When I’m in Maine I try to catch a film at Reel Pizza Cinerama in Bar Harbor. It’s a neat little theater which…
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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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Adult Child Wants Help

Question: A few years ago I started taking care of my mother. First it was a little physical and more emotional. Then it got to be more and…
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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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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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Think Your Communication Skills Hold You Back?

“Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality…
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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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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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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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New Year New You

January is always touted as the NEW YEAR NEW YOU time. I often laugh at that, but it doesn’t stop me from making resolutions. So as many of…
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Woman’s History Month

I was talking to a group of women recently who weren’t too excited about Woman’s History Month. Maybe you feel (as they did) that women haven’t made much…
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