Jul 24, 2014

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How She Really Does It

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This is an excerpt from the book How She Really Does It, Secrets of Successful Stay-at-Home Moms, by Wendy Sachs.  Book Pages is a weekend series, where we share pages from books we love. The “Who Am I?” Moment A woman used to be judged by her tuna casserole.  Or by what her husband did […]

Can Cultural Values Limit You At Work?

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source: baronsquirel Strong work ethics is one of the best employee qualities you will find among Latinos. We take pride in our work.  We get there on time, and stay there until the job is well done.  We thrive on quality work and push ourselves beyond our needs to meet our supervisor’s expectations. We are […]

Disbalance: Not always a Bad thing

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source: mbgrigby This week, we’re focusing on work and life. To your surprise, however, I’d like to start this conversation by discussing the importance and meaning of disbalance, not balance, as many might expect. The literature on productivity is filled with ideas and tools on how to create work and life balance.  There is this […]

13 Ways to Help You Achieve Self-Employment

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Battling the F word: Fear

This post has no photograph. And it is on purpose. This one is about you, me, women and mothers, and it is about fear. As women, we might have come a long way (baby…) but fear continues to have an oppressive role that weaves through all areas of our personal, professional and social lives. No […]

Your Story: Monica of Mommy Maestra, Latina Blogger

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Bits and Pieces Let me tell you a little secreto I learned when I was much younger: I am a jigsaw Latina. A puzzle that has taken 36 years to complete… and I’m not done yet. My entire family has done their best to help me put myself together. But they didn’t always know how, […]

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