Episode 007 – The Importance of Networking

Episode 007 – The Importance of Networking
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The Importance of Networking Connecting with others is part of our everyday life. That is a form of networking. It starts with friends in our younger years through school and other activities we are involved in. Networking in its simplest form is meeting and maintaining a relationship. Building your network is beneficial not only to […]

Dress to Impress Everyday

Dress to Impress Everyday
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I don’t know about you but deciding on the right outfit for a day in the office takes time. I had been conditioned to make sure I dress with style and taste as well as appropriateness. Looking nice and professional at the same time is the goal.  Always attempting to incorporate a fashion statement into […]

Episode 006 – Are Leaders Born or Made

Episode 006 – Are Leaders Born or Made
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Are Leaders Born or Made? There is quite a debate going on about leaders being made or born. There have been studies, lots of opinions and continued debate on the topic. As we think of leaders and how their rise to be the great leader they are – do we see a difference of being […]

Episode 005 – Got Grit?

Episode 005 – Got Grit?
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Got Grit? I have grit – do you? Grit has so much wrapped into it and is important in developing your Inner Winner. Having grit is as essential as intellect. Grit is a quality that many have but probably haven’t thought much about. Inherently the character of grit is one who has guts, is resilient, […]

Pick the Right Person!

Pick the Right Person!
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As we think through history we find that women were not afforded equal opportunity early on. History shows us that when bodies to build, weld, and design rose they allowed women to enter the scene. This was not without concessions. Often wages were much lower than their male counterparts and they were not looked to […]

Episode 004 – Women in Leadership

Episode 004 – Women in Leadership
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Women in Leadership The size of a company and/or dollars allotted are not a good measure of the investment in their Women’s leadership. This is definitely a good place to start however it is not representative of where they are on the commitment to Women in Leadership. In fact, it could be more of a […]

Episode 003 – Strength

Episode 003 – Strength
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Strength (and strong personalities) I read an article on FB titled “The Power of Silence” by Mary Wright that really inspired me today. This article reflects on strong personalities and how that might scare others. The article continues with outlining 8 traits of a strong personality. ➢ Typically, will not allow everyone they meet into […]

Episode 002 – Get Out of a Rut

Episode 002 – Get Out of a Rut
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Stuck in a Rut Being stuck in a rut can be stressful and feel endless. The good news is that you can change where you are and take a new direction if you want. ➢ Recognize where you are and embrace it. o Sometimes a situation can feel overwhelming and hopeless. It is these times […]

Episode 001 – Life Is…

Episode 001 – Life Is…
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Life Is… • Who is Denise Niiyama? Business professional, Mom, like to exercise, Love to learn, coach & inspire, Winner! • I have worked most of my life, starting with the usual babysitting for the neighbor, then taking a job at a local general store, working in the food service industry and learning about people. […]

On the Hunt for a new opportunity?

On the Hunt for a new opportunity?
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Here are a few things to consider a few things before making the leap. Are you feeling like it is time to move on to a new opportunity? A decision should not be the basis on emotion as that generally is not a solid foundation for a good decision. Are you on the Hunt or […]