Monthly Archives: May 2014

June Recognition Holidays | 15 Reasons to Send a Greeting Card and Gift

June almost upon us.  Every day is a great day to send a greeting card, but if you need a better reason here are 15: 1.  June 1 is Say Something Nice Day 2.  June 2 is I Love my Dentist Day 3.  June 3 is National Healthcare Recruiters Day  (I recently met Lauren, a Healthcare Recruiter.  Until then, I had no idea this position even existed.  Her job is to find compatible and competent physicians for a local hospital. […]

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Award-winning Blogger Vernetta Freeney on Overcoming Shyness and Creative Business Funding | Podcast #023

Self-proclaimed introvert Vernetta Freeny has made a career standing in the spotlight.   Listen in as she shares how she overcame her shyness to become an award-blogger and the creator of the the award-winning Fusion Tour.  Vernetta, who holds a masters degree in Education Administration, also created the Fusion Tour Bootcamp to help women create their own tours.  She offers a complimentary resource, Make It Happen Strategy Set with 11 MP4s and 2 ebooks for women-owned businesses. This podcast was […]

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Weird Chemo Side Effects | In the Kitchen with Kandas, Oh My! | What to Say to Someone Diagnosed with Cancer | Battling Bertha Part 3

It’s been one week since the first dose of Chemo. It’s been a tough week. I am winning. Thursday, I was feeling great (blame it on the steroids) so I drove myself  to the clinic for a post chemo bone marrow stimulating shot, then I had a lovely lunch with my friends Anise, Tucker and Tanya.   Thursday night I was visited by excruciating pain in my hip and leg bones…  apparently the marrow was stimulated. Friday I received a […]

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Christi Martin, Patron of the Arts | Chalk This Way | How to Create an Arts Organization | Podcast #22

Christi Martin is the director and founder of the Lakeside Arts Foundation, a nonprofit arts support organization serving the greater Lewisville and The Colony area. Its’ mission is to support and promote artists, arts organizations and bring fine arts to the Dallas, Texas suburban community through community projects such as “Chalk This Way” sidewalk chalk art festival and the Kaleidoscapes Public Art Project.  She also offers support to new start-up arts organizations. Chalk This Way Favorite Song? Don’t have one. […]

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Chemo Round 1 Results | Chemo Friendly Foods | Overwhelming Support | Battling Bertha Part 2

Chemo Round One:  Kandas 1, Bertha 0 Round one of Chemo lasted almost 10 hours.  I felt great, a little bored and restless, but in good spirits for the most part.  I was given some pre-meds that included steroids, anti-nausea and antacid.  Then, Nurse Christie and team began the chemo drips. My cocktail includes Docetaxel, Carboplatin and Herceptin Docetaxel is synthesized to mimic the extract from the bark of the rare Pacific yew tree which natives used for centuries to […]

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Prologue | Breast Cancer | HMOs Suck | Treatment Choices | Battling Bertha

Prologue I don’t enjoy writing.  Seems silly to have a blog when one does not enjoy writing. Don’t get me wrong! I love the podcasts and video interviews we do each week!  I love disseminating great information for others to enjoy and use.  I love sharing my personal experiences as a business owner, entrepreneur, internet pioneer, network marketer, public speaker, Toastmaster, Girl Scout leader, archery instructor, and mother to a teenager.  I just don’t love writing about it! Well, now, […]

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Todd Ross, Desert Storm Veteran, on Leadership, Education and Church | Podcast 21

Ross Group Consulting, LLC provides training, leadership and management development course and curriculum, as well as trainer deployment and project management services. Guest Dawn Mitchell, of the The Corporate Couch, and I chat with Ross Group Consulting LLC founder Todd Ross about Barry Manilow, leadership, education and church.  Plus advise for managing children when you run a home-based business. Leadership Learned in Desert Storm Favorite Song? Copacabana Favorite Color? Blue/yellow Favorite Super hero? Ironman Fast food or home cooked meal? […]

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Authors Karen Palmer & Kristi Lee Have a License to Dream | Women and Network Marketing | Podcast #20

Happy 20th Podcast Episode What better way to celebrate my 20th podcast than with a first?  This is my first podcast interview with two people at the same time! Network Marketing Dream Team Karen Palmer and Kristi Lee, along with Judy O’Higgins, are the authors of Licence to Dream:  Every Woman’s Guide to Financial Freedom through Network Marketing. Karen Palmer is a college professor and author of License to Play.  Mrs. Palmer’s interview with Gratitude Geek on Being the Mom […]

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