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Speaking at EWN on Tuesday

I was such a novice when I first walked into the doors of the Entrepreneurial Woman's Network  (EWN) 20 years ago. I didn't even knew what the word networking meant back then. A colleague had mentioned that there were other women business owners in the Fairfield...

Oh Yeah, the Pipeline

A member of my Soul Proprietor Coaching Program reminded of an issue that all entrepreneurs face: keeping our pipelines flowing. That is, continuously putting in time and energy to nurture prospects while serving current clients. This is not always easy, nor top...

We All Need Feedback

I started my Soul Proprietor Coaching Program on February 1, have held two sessions with the entire community and two group coaching sessions so far. There's buzz going on in our private Facebook area and comments being posted as our members begin to take on the...

Need Inspiration? Watch Doreen Birdsell Speak

Doreen Birdsell, my good friend and mentor, was on a mission. She wanted to enter the Toastmasters International Speech Contest and needed to have three more speeches under her belt in order to qualify. Doreen had recently (within the last six months) joined a...

I Agree With Brian Bish

Social Media Architect Brian Bish addressed my Mastermind Intensive on Friday about the why's and wherefore's of social media. It was a convincing talk, and I'm seeing a good deal of activity among our members as a result. Brian talked about the credibility of a...

I Won a Martha Stewart Contest

My hunch is that because of my blogging over the last three years, I've become more visible and indirectly gotten speaking engagements and clients due to my 3x a week postings. But last week I got what had to have been the first actual reward I can tie directly to...

Work/Life Balance – The Myth

"There is no work/life balance the way it's portrayed," were the opening words of relationship expert and author Dr. Patty Ann Tublin, the third speaker in the Insights from Entrepreneurs series presented at the Westport Library last night. I had arrived early to...

Have You Seen This Sign?

I blogged last week about the unparalleled experience my sister had during her surgery and stay at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. A key ingredient for me, as an advocate for her, was the clarity that helped me navigate from the patient drop-off area...

Inspired by Jodi Kantor – Author of The Obamas

Jodi Kantor Interview with Jon Stewart After hanging up from my coaching call with my coach, I attended a Ladies Who Launch event in New Canaan last night to hear Jodi Kantor speak about her recent book publication The Obamas-- the national bestseller she wrote...

Instant Gratification – TV Style

Watch my segment: Take your business to the next level: wtnh.com Last week I gave a webinar on how to get outrageous publicity. Shortly after that evening session, I received a call from a TV producer whom I'd met at a networking event a month or so ago inviting me...

Support? Encouragement? Or Blowing Smoke?

There's a line in the film The Hollywood Complex, a film that documents the annual migration of stage mothers and their offspring through movie-land's pilot season, that caught my attention. "You could die of encouragement," said one of the players in this movie...

How to Get Outrageous Publicity – Webinar June 18

I'll be introducing Joanne McCall during my webinar next Monday night as The Media Polisher. She's making a guest appearance as a 'visibility strategist' and will offer her wisdom for how to maximize your air time once you get the attention of the press. She and I...

Self-Promotion – Terrie Williams Style, Part 1

I'm a big believer in mining your files for ideas and opportunities that already exist and are in your back pocket. As I was clearing out my file cabinet last week, I came across an old EWN Newsletter featuring 20 Ways to Promote Yourself in Business by one of my...

How to Capture Your Customer’s Attention

I ordered a coat from Bloomingdale's last week to take advantage of their huge winter reductions (thank you, Scarlett DeBease!). When I opened the package I was delightedly surprised to see the enclosed card tucked inside my well-wrapped garment. Of course I had to...