The importance of benefits …

I often get the question, why should I offer benefits? Here are a few of the top reasons why including insurance in your company’s compensation package could be beneficial to your company. Having benefits in place can essentially add thousands of dollars to the value of a pay plan. Benefits are an advantage when it […]

Educational Foundation Awards Scholarships

In a previous blog post, I shared that I serve on the board for the FHPW Educational Foundation as VP of Scholarships. I wanted to share with you our recent press release regarding our 2018 winners. Congratulations, ladies! EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS HOUSTON — The Federation of Houston Professional Women Educational Foundation is pleased to […]

Shots for Holly fundraiser on 4/22

The nonprofit I volunteer for, Shots for Holly, has its annual fundraiser coming up! McFluey broke his golf club! The 5th Annual Holly on the Range fundraiser will be Sunday, April 22, 2018. Money is raised to fund ongoing programs aimed at educating the public about the flu, and providing flu vaccines for people in our […]

FHPW Education Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

Hey, friends! It’s been a while since I’ve written. I am proud to share that as of the beginning of the year, I am now serving as the VP of Scholarships for the Federation of Houston Professional Women’s Educational Foundation.  2017 board members with scholarship recipients.Photo courtesy of Barfield Photography. This organization is just amazing. […]

Our Miraculous Mornings …

I’m in a Mastermind group that meets every week for an early morning breakfast. It’s a wonderful group of very kind, generous souls who are on a quest to improve their businesses and themselves, with an undercurrent of networking. Every time we gather, we share how our week went – wins, losses and any needs […]

A big day at NWBPW …

My dear friend Grace Harringtonmade the big announcement! Last Thursday was a big day for the Northwest Houston Business and Professional Women! It was our annual Transition Meeting, where we honor our outgoing board and install the incoming leadership team. During my preparation for the meeting as outgoing President, I reflected on the year and […]

Are You Compliant?

Compliance. I bet when you read that, you thought “ugh.” You might have even cringed. But, why? My guess is because, generally speaking, compliance involves rules and regulation to which we need to adhere, and oftentimes, learn about when it’s too late. By definition, compliance is “the state or fact of according with or meeting […]

What’s your vision?

When was the last time you built a vision board? I went to a women’s networking lunch yesterday where that was the main activity. We all introduced ourselves and shared our business information, but the crux of the day was to help us get focused on our goals. Our facilitator, Vivian Lewis. “What do you […]