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Community

by Africa
I had an interesting passing conversation with my friend, Margaret.  Between kids running back and forth, we attempted to discuss the idea of community.  Margaret asked some intriguing questions that give us today's Conversation Starter: Community. Not every single kind of community is touched on, but I'll discuss a few ideas on what a community is, how to build a community, and why one should be built. [Tweet "Community is the support you give and receive from others. #womeninbusiness #entrepreneurship"] I'm interested in your two cents on communities.  What does community mean to you?  How do you build one?  Even [...]

Self-Confidence vs. Certainty

by Africa
It's your time in the spotlight.  Doesn't matter if it is for a presentation like the woman in our conversation starter or the pressure you feel from others in more informal settings (playground, parties, doctor's office, etc.). When the spotlight is turned on you, do you freeze up?  Do you feel a little queasy?  Do strange things pour out of your month in rapid succession that make no sense at all?  Do you just avoid these situations altogether? I've got a treat for you in today's Conversation Starter: Self-Confidence vs. Certainty. You will learn two secrets and a bit about [...]