Shop NAWBO – or How Can We Promote Each Other’s Businesses?

by Cathy Daugherty – The idea of doing business with our NAWBO sisters is wonderful. But in reality, there are some members with whom we will be unable to do business directly. For example, I sell group health insurance, so if … MORE

Running a Marathon, Not a Sprint

by Trina Fleming – Note to self – you are running a marathon, not a sprint! Sprints and marathons are both races with starting lines and finish lines. But what happens between those lines is totally different. A sprint is … MORE

Your Surprising Super Natural Power

by Sue Parks – You possess the ability to do something extraordinary that can change your life and the lives of those you love. You can walk. Okay, I know that walking isn’t as sexy as running, bootcamp, Zumba, PTX, or … MORE

The Life That Got Away

by Jane Shafron – A dear friend in Australia passed away this month. Peter was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer just a year ago. He was only 54 when he died. I’m in the business of preserving people’s stories and history for … MORE

Cheap vs. Good : What’s the Real Bottom Line?

by Kimberly Schramm – Last week, I was part of a conversation with some of my NAWBO colleagues and was mentioned as a source for help with office tasks. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the site, it’s … MORE

Additional Insured Issues

by Aneeta Kumar – There are circumstances in which you may ask a contractor, supplier or other business partner to add you to its insurance policy as an additional insured.  You may make the request in order to reinforce or fund … MORE

Looking at LinkedIn Summaries

by Judy Rose – What does your LinkedIn Summary say about you? At a recent networking event, I met a young woman who asked me for help in revising her LinkedIn Summary. She was working as an administrative assistant, but had … MORE

Leadership: Do It the Dawson Way!

by Kathy Dawson – Congratulations you made it to 2014! There’s optimism in the air. Most of our clients and candidates are excited to see what all the ‘BUZZ’ is about. We are very fortunate to live in Southern California where … MORE

Identity Theft and Tax Returns (Tips for Taxpayers)

by Penny Fox – Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes nationwide, and refund fraud caused by identity theft is one of the biggest challenges facing the IRS. This year, the IRS continues to take strong actions to protect … MORE

A New Year’s Expectations and Reality

by Cathy Daugherty – 2014 promises to be very interesting. As we pass the ‘honeymoon’ stage of our New Year’s Goals, we need to compare our expectations with reality. Often we find that the list of goals we put together at … MORE