Monthly Archives: April 2012

Why Women Executives and Entrepreneurs Should Look to Mentoring!

Written by Karel Murray When my son was in third grade, he asked that I participate in a Parent’s Career Day. During my 15 minute segment, I was to explain to his classmates what I did for a living. When … Continue reading

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Sheryl Eldene Has Moved

Exciting new endeavors have led fellow blogger, Sheryl Eldene, in new directions.  That new path, unfortunately for us, takes her on a separate and different journey than the BigDreamsAndHardWork blog.  We’ll miss Sheryl, but we wish her well.  Gail and … Continue reading

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Marketing and the Mat

By Gail Z. Martin In yoga, your mat becomes the space in which you grow, stretch, and find rest.  Your mat is both a laboratory for self-exploration, and a refuge where you work out the stiffness that comes from carrying … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Mindset

By Karel Murray, CSP At what point do we figure out we aren’t like everyone else? For me, becoming an adult became a goal in itself. My mother drilled into my head that I must be responsible for my own … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Perceptions

By Gail Z. Martin When I started practicing yoga, I had a lot of ideas–perceptions–of what it should be like. I thought it would be really hard. It wasn’t. I thought everyone in the class would be as bendable as … Continue reading

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A Sound Bite World

By Karel Murray Took a trip on Twitter…a virtual vacation for the purpose of learning as much as possible about this communication venue.  The process of sending an update to people who chose to follow your “streaming thoughts” is called … Continue reading

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A Matter of Balance

By Gail Z. Martin Yoga has become a big part of my life since I started practicing two years ago.  I can’t do some of the fancy postures where you seem to levitate on one finger (and that’s ok, because … Continue reading

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Business As Usual… or Breaking Point?

By Karel Murray I had no idea how long two straight weeks on the road really was.  It seemed like a great idea when I booked the five engagements in four different states.  The travel itinerary flowed logically and I … Continue reading

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How Flexible Are You?

By Gail Z. Martin I love my yoga.  In the two years that I’ve been practicing, I’ve gained flexibility and balance, along with confidence.  I’ve learned just how “yummy” stretches and twists can feel.  And I’ve gotten more comfortable in … Continue reading

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Auto Focus

By Karel Murray The phone has stopped ringing… It’s been a week… 2 weeks… business is unusually slow.  Do you over react? I’ve discovered a growing phenomenon of sales professionals who seem to have “lost their way” as a result … Continue reading

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