Tag Archives: Women and Goals

, , , , ,

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!…
Read More

, , , , ,

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…
Read More

, , , , ,

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….
Read More

, , ,

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Victorious Woman Essay Contest!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Victorious Woman Essay Contest! First Prize Erin OConnell – How I Reclaimed My Life & My Right to Happiness I grew…
Read More

, , , ,

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…
Read More

, , , ,

Can I Be Successful?

QUESTION: Annmarie, I took your class on DiSC (How to Talk So People Will Listen). I really got a lot out of it but I’m wondering about something….
Read More

, ,

Only a Few More Days…

The Victorious Woman Contest closes on Sunday, May 6. Did you tell us your story yet? NO???? What are you waiting for? Hurry! Info and entry link: VictoriousWomanContest.com

, ,

May is Victorious Woman Month

What is Victory? Victory is the stretch you make out of your comfort zone and into that fuller, more fabulous expression of your self. It isn’t a goal…
Read More

, , , , ,

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…
Read More

John Edwards Trial

Is Infidelity The Norm? Former Senator John Edwards’ trial started today. Edwards is accused of violating federal campaign finance laws using campaign monies to fund and keep secret…
Read More

, , , , ,

When It Comes to Communication…

…Deborah Tannen Wrote the Book! If you have never read one of Deborah Tannen’s books, go to your library and get one, or download it from your library’s…
Read More

, , , ,

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

, , , , , ,

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…
Read More

, , , , ,

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!…
Read More

, , , ,

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…
Read More

, , , ,

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…
Read More

, , ,

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…
Read More

, , ,

Creating Influence: First, Be Good at What You Do

Too many people have way too high an opinion of their skillset. I hear this complaint from Human Resources, management, team leaders in and customers of corporations and…
Read More

, , , , ,

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…
Read More

, , , ,

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….
Read More

, , , , ,

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…
Read More

, , , ,

Fish Out of Water Strategy

I once heard the great Earl Nightingale talk about how we are all creatures of habit. There is something about a habit that gives us comfort. I find…
Read More

, , , ,

February’s Theme: Strategy

Strategies lay out a plan or method and a series of maneuvers designed to achieve a specific goal.  A strategy defines which actions you’ll take at each stage…
Read More

, , ,

Money Changers

One change most people say that want to make is to make more money. That always makes me laugh – even when I say it myself. First of…
Read More

, , , ,

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…
Read More

, , , ,

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…
Read More

, , , ,

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…
Read More

, , ,

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…
Read More

, , ,

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…
Read More

, , , ,

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…
Read More

, , ,

Victorious Honorees – December 2011

 The Prosperity Sisters The recession socked quite a punch to Carole Algier. For nearly thirty years the glass artist ran a successful business with her spouse, John. Her…
Read More

,

Feminine Leadership

I just returned from a wonderful day in the Big Apple where I attended the NAFE Women of Excellence Award breakfast. Carol Evans, CEO of NAFE and President…
Read More

, ,

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…
Read More

, , ,

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:…
Read More

, , ,

Book Review: See Jane Lead

See Jane Lead: 99 Ways for Women to Take Charge at Work When Lois Frankel explained how she chose the women she wove into the content of See…
Read More

, , ,

Leadership Lesson from Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn wore slacks before they were considered acceptable or fashionable for women, didn’t wear makeup, spoke her mind, was even considered box office poison at one point…
Read More

,

Leadership and Transitions

Leadership is often about navigating transitions. November is also about transitions. For many of us the weather gets colder, and as it does, we put away the summer…
Read More

, ,

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

, , , ,

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…
Read More

, ,

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…
Read More

, , , ,

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…
Read More

, , , ,

July Victory Theme

Energy Summertime and the living is easy…that’s how most of us feel, isn’t it? You probably kick back a little, downshift into vacation mode and give yourself some…
Read More

, ,

Communication-What Shaw said

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” George Bernard Shaw Annmarie’s take on this: Sometimes we forget that communication is a…
Read More

, , , , ,

International Women’s Day

Today is the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day (IWD). I’m honored to be the recipient of an IWD Service Award, for which I was nominated by mentor…
Read More

, , , , , , ,

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…
Read More