My Vote Matters

November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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STRATEGY v. TACTICS — What’s the Deal?

October 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

According to Inc Magazine; only 4 out of 100 businesses survive past the 10 year mark.  If your company is a decade or more old, then congratulations, you’re one of the 4%! As I visit with dozens of small business on a regular basis; the number one problem I come across is a lack of…

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Abercrombie & Fitch: A company you love to hate. A company you hate to love.

October 27, 2015 | 10 Comments

If you hear the name  “Abercrombie & Fitch” or walk past the aromatic store at the mall, what comes to mind? With me, it’s always been disgust. I mean, who hasn’t heard the controversies including allegations of discrimination, sexualized teens in ad campaigns, and promoting an elitist attitude on the basis of looks or social status.…

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A Vote YES for Hillary is a Vote NO for Women

August 28, 2015 | 5 Comments

There is no doubt that a female President is overdue.  No doubt!  But Hillary Clinton?  Please no!  She is a phony! Nothing frustrates me more than listening to her talk about women’s issues, especially considering this is the foundation to her 2016 campaign; and it’s all just talk. As a working woman, married with three…

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Local Career College Converts to Non-Profit

July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

2015 marks the 20th anniversary of Tulsa, Oklahoma based Community Care College.  Founded by Teresa Knox in 1995, the college has two branch campuses, Clary Sage College and Oklahoma Technical College, offering a total of 45 accredited diploma or associate degree programs in high-demand career fields such as health care, business, cosmetology, veterinary, welding, automotive,…

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Better Business Bureau is BBBS

June 11, 2015 | 2 Comments

The origins of the BBB were good; advancing trust in the marketplace. Holding businesses accountable to high ethical standards in advertising and selling; curbing any abuses that were false and misleading. As an “accredited” business of the BBB; I’ve had a love-hate relationship.  For nearly 20 years I’ve felt obligated to pay fees to be…

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Are You “Aging" Yourself at Work? — Age-Telling Habits to Ditch

June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

I read a very disturbing blog last week about how you can tell someone’s age by their typing! The big controversy….one space or two after a punctuation mark. When I read the headline, I said to myself, “Of course you ALWAYS space twice after a period. WRONG!  Only old people do that.”  After 5 minutes…

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What Stevie Taught Me

April 16, 2015 | 4 Comments

My brother Stevie is one of my hero’s. We are close in age…just three years apart; however, my life has taken a very different path than Stevie’s. You see, Stevie has Cerebral Palsy (CP) which is caused by abnormal development or damage to the parts of the brain that control movement, balance, and posture. In…

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Why is the Hospital Pink? How a Brand’s Color Affects Emotion.

April 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

Earlier this week I was at Tulsa’s “Pink Palace;” Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma….one of our state’s “pride and joy” organizations!  My husband is having a minor surgery of a delicate nature.  He’d kill me if I shared so I’ll spare you and him both and further detail! We had an early morning start—5:15am—and…

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Fraternities & Sororities are Irrelevant

March 12, 2015 | 4 Comments

Groups often form in higher education around interests students have in common….health-nuts, jocks, preps, brainiacs, gamers, musicians, and even parents are naturally drawn together because they have commonality. That’s cool. It’s human nature. A Look Back… Fraternities and sororities, called societies, were originally formed for social and literary purposes and held regular meetings in which members…

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