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By - Sandi Webster

Understanding Your Communication Style

Do you know the style of communication you use when speaking to someone? Have you thought about the other person’s style and how you should interact with them? According to Toastmasters International, “communication is a two-way process for reaching mutual understanding through verbal, non-verbal, and written messages. Communication style is defined as the way in which individuals interact with one

By - Sandi Webster

Tips for a Great Advisory Board Retreat

Your advisory board members only get together a few times per year.  That’s not enough time for them to get to know each other.  Regular interaction allows them to understand how each other can best contribute to your company.  Having a retreat gives them the time to communicate in a social setting.     Pick a place Select a place

By - Sandi Webster

Being Resilient

During the COVID-19 pandemic, words that described the state of businesses and entrepreneurs included pivot, out-of-business, challenging, unprecedented, and my favorite, resilient. What does it mean to be resilient or to have resiliency?   The dictionary definitions of resilient are: (of a person or animal) able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions. “babies are generally far more resilient

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Your 2022 Vision Board: Creating Your Future

I used to think vision boards were a waste of time until I took the time to do one! It made a difference to write out what I wanted for the future! I didn’t even have to look five years out – I just needed to get through the current year. A vision board puts your dreams into a graphic

By - Sandi Webster

What Are the Moments That You Remember?

I was listening to T.D. Jakes talks about the moments his children remember, like spending time with him instead of the toy he purchased them. It got me thinking. What are the moments in time that I remember vividly, like they just happened yesterday, in my personal and business lives? For those moments, I remember where I was, what was

By - Sandi Webster

Caregiving Is The Business – What Every Person Should Know

I should have taken the Caregiving 101 class instead of learning to fix my car in my high school Shop class. Wait!…there wasn’t such a class offered in any school I attended! Now, as a business owner, there will be no business being taken care of if I’m busy taking care of the family. A caregiving class should be mandatory

By - Sandi Webster

Four Things Business Owners Can Do Now for a Great End of Year

We are in December! You and your employees, if you have any, are wrapping up the year. They are scrambling to take the rest of their vacation or personal time off so they don’t lose it. The approaching holiday season, and New Year, symbolize the common adage “out with the old and in with the new,” and it also means

By - Sandi Webster

Sandi’s Top 10 Holiday Gifts for Businesswomen

Every year, we wonder what to give our bosses, sisters, and significant others who seem to have everything, and can buy what she wants.  But does she have what she needs? These are gifts that I would like to get so here are some tips to give her that special something this time of year.   Masterclass At Work –

By - Sandi Webster

Women in the Military

I’ve never been in the military. I’ve never even thought it was a career opportunity for me – with men bossing me around and waking me up to run miles at the crack of dawn.  During the ’70s’, I do recall my Brooklyn, NY elementary school class religiously writing holiday letters to the men overseas (never women), wishing them well,