Strategic Networking

Posted by on Monday, February 20th, 2017 and is filed under .
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Just the other day, after leveraging a key contact to land a prime business opportunity, a friend posted on her Facebook, “Your network determines your net worth.” We all know the importance of networking in growing our brand, companies, and careers. For those of us who are introverts, the thought of actively networking can be daunting if not overwhelming. However, … Read More

The Power of Self Talk Tied to Business Success

Posted by on Monday, February 13th, 2017 and is filed under .
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I am a firm believer that success in any capacity is tied to how we react to what life throws at us. None of us are in control over the challenges we will face, and there is no way to predict what will happen in our careers, but we certainly can control how we respond. Starting out in any career … Read More

FIT’s weVENTURE Announces Women Who Rock Recipients

Posted by on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 and is filed under , .
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Honors to be Presented at March 14 Lunch in Melbourne     MELBOURNE, FLA. (February 7, 2017) – weVENTURE, a Central Florida-based organization founded at Florida Institute of Technology and focused on accelerating sustainable business growth for entrepreneurs, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Women Who Rock Awards in honor of Women’s History Month. The recipients will be recognized … Read More

Achieving Dreams Later in Your Career

Posted by on Monday, February 6th, 2017 and is filed under .
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Being at the tail end of the Baby Boom generation, I should be winding down my career and preparing for retirement. After all, I have been a flight attendant for 36 years. But somewhere along the way, my childhood dream of owning a small boutique became a reality…and without too much thought or preparation I might add! What started out … Read More

Better This Year

Posted by on Monday, January 30th, 2017 and is filed under .
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Have you ever had a book change your life? “Younger Next Year for Women” did that for me. In this book, authors Chris Crowley and Dr. Henry Lodge use scientific data to entice us to live the rest of our lives biologically younger and emotionally happier. “Decay is optional,” the authors write, if you choose to grow instead of to … Read More

Chart Your Course With Purpose As Your Rudder! A Navy Wife’s Tale

Posted by on Monday, January 23rd, 2017 and is filed under .
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What characteristics do you think a leader should posses? When I think about it, leaders need to think with vision and no preconceived notions. Leaders are fearless. As a young submarine commander’s wife, my leadership skills were put to the test. I had the unpaid, but expected job of being liaison to the ship’s families. Later, I became president of the … Read More

weVENTURE and LEAD Brevard Partner to Bring Women’s Leadership Series

Posted by on Friday, January 20th, 2017 and is filed under .
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Early Bird pricing closing soon – Deadline January 31st MELBOURNE, FLA. (January 20, 2017) – weVENTURE, the Central Florida-based organization launched at Florida Institute of Technology and focused on accelerating sustainable business growth for entrepreneurs, in a new partnership with LEAD Brevard, the county’s foremost organization for community leadership development, is bringing the ATHENA NextGen Women’s Thought Leadership Series to Brevard County, … Read More

weVENTURE Hosts Work for [email protected]+ Workshop, February 15

Posted by on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 and is filed under .
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Free Workshop on February 15 at CareerSource Brevard Rockledge MELBOURNE, FLA. (January 18, 2017) –weVENTURE, a Central Florida-based organization launched at Florida Institute of Technology and focused on accelerating sustainable business growth for entrepreneurs, is hosting a free Work for [email protected]+℠ workshop in coordination with AARP Foundation on Wednesday, February 15 beginning at 9 a.m. at CareerSource Brevard’s Rockledge location. … Read More

Intentional Corporate Community Engagement: How Reaching Out Brings Success

Posted by on Monday, January 16th, 2017 and is filed under .
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What’s your equation for the success of your business or organization? For Junior Achievement, money for operations and materials plus volunteers to deliver our programs equals more students served. Easy, right? Well, not so easy. I liken it to a perpetual treasure hunt. As a result, I put a lot of time and thought into the motivations behind community engagement … Read More

It Is 2017, Women Have Options!

Posted by on Monday, January 9th, 2017 and is filed under .
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The hustle and bustle from the holiday season is finally over and we all survived yet another year of turkey, presents, and awkward family questions that feel more like interrogations and passive aggressive statements about whether or not you have hit life’s benchmarks. The constant questions about “real” jobs, kids, marriage and “settling down” seem to be the topics of … Read More