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Podcast: Jane’s Story

For those of you who've never heard my story, I was recently interviewed by Liz Kopyscinski who hosts a great program for women entrepreneurs. To listen to the podcast: www.belraycommunity.com/radio/belray-radio.html Click on the yellow button to get the list of...

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Susan Keane Baker on burnout

Susan Keane Baker and I have been friends and colleagues for over 10 years. She's in a completely different industry--health care--so our paths would never have crossed, but for our mutual passion for speaking professionally about what we love. We met through the...

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Re-connecting with Laura Newman

Laura Newman of Laura Newman PR called to get together with me last week. She'd heard me speak several years ago and wanted to let me know about her new business launch. What came up during our conversation is something that happens all the time with the small...

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Role Model – Susan Jacques

I recently had the privilege of hearing Susan Jacques tell her story at the Women's Jewelry Association event called Women In The Know held at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC, NY). She's the President and CEO of Borsheim's a world-renowned jewelry store in...

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Burn Out

A colleague and long-term friend of mine sought my help recently when we met. "I'm burning out," she told me. She loves what she's doing, does it magnificently and doesn't want to stop, but is running on empty. I asked how her self-care was--how much time she was...

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Heard Stew Leonard, Jr. Speak

I live 2 miles from the World's Largest Dairy Store (according to Ripley's Believe It or Not)--Stew Leonard's. I had the privilege of hearing Stew, Jr. address my Entrepreneurial Woman's Network (EWN) meeting on April 24. Totally inspiring. His message was: how do you...

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Asking for what you want

I received the best speaker gift I've ever gotten when I presented for the Women's Jewelry Association last March--elegant personalized stationery. One hitch though. They spelled my name incorrectly: JANE POLLACK. I considered tossing the box away and saying, "Oh,...

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Lisa’s Business Cards

Lisa Quirk is a brilliant surface design artist re-entering the market now that her kids are older. She wanted to create a business card to bring to networking events, but wasn't entirely ready to invest in a full identity package. I suggested she cut up business card...

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Bumper Sticker Wisdom

On my morning walk recently I saw a fancy sports car in a neighbor's driveway. Its bumper sticker said: The older I get, the faster I was. I filter pretty much everything I see, hear and do through the senses of an entrepreneur so I thought about how that applied to...

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