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  • One of our big motivators for writing our book was that we felt there were too few books out there that reinforced the idea that it is okay to stay small. | graphic courtesy of Raised Eyebrow

    Ideas

    excerptthe boss of you

    by Lauren Bacon and Emira Mears | August 5, 2008

    Women who run small, successful businesses that allow them to take control of their own lives aren’t making it onto the front pages of the business section of the newspaper. That doesn’t mean they’re not out there, and it certainly doesn’t mean they can’t learn from one another in a quest to grow even stronger. Here is a taste of the book, The Boss of You, where the authors explain the beauty of keeping things small.  read more

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  • December 21: winter solstice celebration

    by Pat Hacker

    ’Tis the season! Unless yours is a lunar one, you might not find it in your calendar. The winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, or the beginning of winter to some, goes back to ancient times. Women who honour the cycles and rhythms of mother earth celebrate this and the Yule season with ancient symbols of rebirth and the promise of a new cycle of life. read more