I have met many people who seem to believe that being called “ambitious” is an insult. Even worse, some of these people have no problem with a man being called “ambitious” but feel that it is insulting to a woman!  Ambition is not a dirty word; in fact, it is the gas that fires up […]

Confidence is the Secret to Success! One of firebrand Sarah Palin’s most famous quotes is, “You know the only difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull?  Lipstick!”  Some people criticized Palin for that remark, but it can certainly be true!  Your level of confidence has a direct effect on the results you achieve, […]

The idea that in order to be an Ambitious Woman you must be a career woman, working mom, wife and all-around role juggler. Actually, you can be an Ambitious woman in almost any role.  Barbara Walters, a great role model who recently retired after 50 years in the entertainment and news business, says, “A woman […]

Try, Try Again! Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis became the First Lady at age 31, but her greatest accomplishment, according to her, was becoming a mother. “If you bungle at raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much,” she said. While Jackie identified herself as a wife and mother first, she […]

Sheryl Sandburg is the Chief Operations Officer of Facebook and a working mom and wife. She is also the author of Lean In: Woman, Work and the Will To Lead.  Over and over in her book, Sheryl points to something that seems to be missing in many of our daily lives:  discipline. Without discipline, you […]

You Are a Strong, Powerful, Motivated Woman! Nancy Brinker is a woman whose name you may never have heard. However, I am willing to bet you have heard of her greatest accomplishment: the Susan G. Komen Foundation that focuses on research for a cure for breast cancer. Did you ever wonder who Susan G. Komen […]

Limit the Complaints and Watch Your Success Soar If you want to see what putting the principles of determination and tenacity into action can accomplish, the story of Manal Elzeen should inspire you. Manal was a high school economics and accounting teacher in the Sudan when unrest developed in that country. She knew that her […]

The Boyle Factor: If you were privileged to witness the debut of Susan Boyle on America’s Got Talent, you have probably never forgotten it. I still get chills when I see the video clip! However, if you missed it, let me give you a brief synopsis: A middle-aged woman, plain and rather dowdy in appearance, […]

Do You Like What You See When You Look at Your Life? You can change it! You can add to it! You can create any destiny you want for yourself! But, how? I cannot really explain to you the importance of taking action, so instead I am going to share with you a story that […]

The world recently lost an incredible woman with the death of Dr. Maya Angelou. However, before she died, Dr. Angelou touched millions of lives with her optimism and her unique perspective on life. As she worked to encourage young people everywhere and to reach out to those of all faiths and races, Maya Angelou showed […]

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