++#JPLOGAN: Celebrating Natonal #Womens Month: “#Phenomenal #Woman” by #MayaAngelou 

Phenomenal Woman By Maya Angelou Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I’m a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That’s me. I walk into a room Just as cool as you please, And to a man, The fellows stand or Fall down on their…

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7 Steps for #Business #Success from a Green Beret

Here are 7 ways to get comfortable with being uncomfortable, according to one of the toughest and most resilient people I know, Green Beret Jason Van Camp. 1. Start. The first step is always the most uncomfortable. All you have to do is show up. The battle is half won if you just show up. I get it. It’s uncomfortable to start something. If possible, make the decision to start on your own rather than have someone make that decision for you. Once you start, you are going to want…

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Be #Successful In Work And Life #HappeningNow

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The Only Two Rules You Need To Know To Be Successful In Work And Life Staying focused on the right things can make all the difference. Here’s how it works: 1. Physical: An improvement in physical health could mean anything from better eating, sleeping, or exercising habits. According to Altucher, your body is the average of the five things that you eat. If you’re eating junk food, your body is made of junk. If your unhealthy habits are making you ill or keeping you weak, you’re not going to have…

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#Business #TimeManagement

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You know that taking frequent breaks is good for your productivity, focus, and creativity, but you just never seem to get around to it. You feel stressed and exhausted when you hammer away at your keyboard all day, and the evidence is everywhere. A study earlier this year from the University of Toronto on lunch break patterns of office workers revealed the absence of a proper lunch break can actually lower productivity. John Trougakos, associate professor of Organizational Behavior & HR Management, who coauthored the study, argues our brains have…

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#Motivational “Confidence”

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8 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Feel More Confident (Even When You’re Not) The Huffington Post  | By Lindsay Holmes Posted: 09/01/2014 10:17 am EDT Updated: 4 hours ago Confidence: Highly coveted, yet often elusive. We dedicate time and energy to cultivating the feeling so we can tap into it when we need it most: at work, in business meetings, on dates, during tough conversations. Fortunately, there are a few science-backed tricks to get us there (even when we totally don’t feel it). If you’re feeling less-than-stellar, these simple, actionable tips will help…

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Funding for African-Americans Starting Their Own Small Business

African-American seeking capital have special resources available. Related Articles Small Business Funding Checklist Funding for a Small Business Alternative Small Business Funding How to Obtain Funding for a Small Business List of Grants for African-American Women to Start a Business Government Funding for Women in Small Businesses Black-owned businesses accounted for 5 percent of American businesses, according to a 2007 report by the federal Small Business Administration from 2002 U.S. Census Data. The federal government as well as a number of private organizations make it their mission to increase that…

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Real Estate News – Home Prices, Mortgages and Loan Calculators – CNNMoney

Real Estate News – Home Prices, Mortgages and Loan Calculators – CNNMoney. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Sales of new homes were little changed in August, but prices rose sharply in a signal of continued improvement in the housing market, according to a government report issued Wednesday.

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The Bright Side To Facebook’s Slide: Mark Zuckerberg Gets Candid – Forbes

There is a bright side to Facebook‘s slide: It was a hard-earned lesson for the company’s typically tight-lipped and evasive co-founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. And going forward he is going to open up, even just a little. His chat today at TechCrunch’s Disrupt event was notable in its topics. Interviewer Michael Arrington did not hold punches, but rather pushed the Zuck on touchy subjects including the stock price and the company’s limping mobile strategy. And brilliantly, Zuckerberg was unusually candid. Read more: The Bright Side To Facebook’s Slide: Mark…

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