Category Archive for "Small Business"

Become the Expert!

As I was reading my Bible the other day, I ran across a passage in 1 Kings 5-7.  These chapters talk about King Solomon’s process of building the temple of God.  For historical perspective, the building of God’s temple was…

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How many more years will you wait?

    When I launched The Empowered Speaker in 2007, it was 13 years later than it should have been.  I talked about this business with my mom on the phone two or three times a week for 13 years!  Looking…

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4 Lessons from Sandra Yancey

I attended an event for the Cincinnati Chapter of eWomen Network this week.  Founder, Sandra Yancey was the speaker.  She shared 4 great lessons for business and life.  Watch the video to hear more.   “Doing what I love!” Christy…

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Yep…We’re talking about lunch.

Recently, I shared tips on etiquette during a business lunch.  If you missed it, check out my blog, http://empoweredspeaker.com/articles/oh-no-i-have-a-lunch-meeting/.  This week, I want to share a few more insights from that same August issue of Entrepreneur magazine. “The business lunch…

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Did you miss it?

  On April 27th, 2013, I and a few people who wanted to change the trajectory of our lives came together at the “Faith to Conquer Fear: Dreams to Reality” conference (http://www.empoweredspeaker.com).  This was a phenomenal event for a number…

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First Impressions Matter

In the past, I’ve written about the power of first impressions on my blog.  This is a topic that never goes out of style.  I found a great article on Forbes.com by Carol Kinsey Goman titled “Seven Seconds to make a…

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Face Time

  We’ve been talking about networking quite a bit in this newsletter over the last month.  Since 2013 is the year for you to widen your sphere of influence, I thought I would continue sharing networking tips.  I read a brief article…

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Networking over the Holidays

Holiday parties, office gatherings, and even Christmas events at your church offer great opportunities to informally network.  For the inexperienced, this is simply a time to gather socially and let your hair down.  For those of you who follow this newsletter, it’s…

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