Finding Opportunity in Times of Change

Samantha-Ettus-2013-120x120Everything changes, and we all resist change. We all experience adversity that ranges from every day challenges to serious loss. Fortunately, people can grow and adapt.

In this session of “Office Hours,” host Samantha Ettus and guest Anne Barry Jolles, MBA, PCC, OT, discussed how to develop resilience, which allows us to live with humor, vitality and optimism during tough times and chaos. Scroll down to read a recap, and click the link below to listen to the full 30-minute broadcast. Read More

Posted in Blog, Conference Sessions, Life on Your Terms, Embrace the Unknown, Transitions

Health & Wellness: Helpful Tips in Choosing a Pharmacist

CVSpharmacy_RxTech-1In recognition of American Pharmacists Month in October, CVS Caremark is thanking its pharmacists for their role in reinventing pharmacy to help people on their path to better health. CVS Caremark’s 26,000 pharmacists are improving patient care and lowering health care costs every day in the company’s retail pharmacies, mail service pharmacies and specialty pharmacies nationwide. We commend their commitment to the field of pharmacy and encourage people to choose their pharmacist with the same care they take in choosing a physician. Here are some helpful tips. Read More

Posted in Blog, Health & Wellness

Master the Art of Instant Connections: Mel Robbins

big-mel-robbinsDo you hate networking events? Then turn them into a game with a friend, says Mel Robbins in our 25-minute teleclass. Challenge yourselves to meeting a specific goal before you go, for example, collecting 10 business cards. When networking, scan the room to find people to whom you are drawn. Follow your gut, and go talk to them! Compliment them on their blouse/shoes/pin, or just tell them they have great energy and you wanted to meet them. Click the button below to listen to the full teleclass. Read More

Posted in Blog, Conference Sessions, Marketing Yourself & Your Small Business, Communication Skills, Networking

Opportunity in Times of Change—Oct. 16 “Office Hours”

Samantha-Ettus-2013-120x120Join us as host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Anne Barry Jolles, MBA, PCC, OT, team up for the Conference for Women’s online radio show “Office Hours.”

“Office Hours”—Opportunity in Times of Change
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EDT)


Do you worry when moving out of your comfort zone? Is your ability to be creative shunted by your fear of failure? Does your need for perfection keep you stuck? Then this month’s broadcast is designed for you! As a bestselling author and the host of Working Moms Lifestyle, Samantha has helped hundreds of women champion themselves in the workplace. Anne is a personal and professional coach who was recently named Life Coach of the Year 2013 by The International Coach Federation of New England.

During the broadcast Sam and Anne will discuss how to:

• foster the right mindset to navigate transition
• seek opportunity in times of chaos
• identify your strengths and weaknesses
• prepare and take action

Samantha and Anne will be addressing your questions during the broadcast. If you are interested in having your question answered on the show please send an email to [email protected] with your name, contact information, and brief overview of your question or challenge.

These are “Office Hours” you can’t afford to miss.


Please note: A link to the online radio show will be sent upon registration.

Follow along during the broadcast on Twitter with @MassWomen and use tags #OfficeHours

About Anne: Anne is a coach because she loves working with people who are motivated to create a life they love and are willing to do what it takes to achieve it. She has helped thousands of people positively change their personal and professional lives when they are stuck, stagnant, pointed in the wrong direction or feel that there is something bigger they want to do. Anne assists individuals and groups to identify purpose and meaning, clarify values and vision and then define steps and goals to get them there. As challenges are discovered and obstacles arise, strategies are created to achieve their unique vision of success. To connect with Anne, click here.

About Sam: As the leading lifestyle and parenting expert for women, Samantha Ettus specializes in coaching the busiest parents on the planet. Since earning her undergraduate and MBA degrees from Harvard, Sam has coached thousands of parents – celebrities, top CEO’s and professional athletes – who aim to perform at the highest levels in both their professional and personal lives. To connect with Sam, click here.

Posted in Blog, Podcasts

Make the Shift with Tory Johnson

Tory Johnson the Shift photoTory Johnson: Make the Shift
Free Teleclass with MA Conference for Women

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EDT)
Register here

Never underestimate the power of colleagues at work to influence you in big ways. I spent my whole life unable or unwilling to do anything about my weight. Friends and family encouraged me to try diets. My doctor gave me the name of an obesity specialist – without me asking for one. I never went to the specialist and I avoided the doctor for a decade. Read More

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Balance for the Entrepreneur Mom: Teleclass Recap

Johnson-EmmasmSelf-employed moms often face the burden of guilt while juggling work, family and personal needs. Am I spending enough time with my kids? Am I doing enough for my business? How can I ever find “me” time?

In this 30-minute teleclass, Emma Johnson, the voice behind the popular blog Wealthy Single Mommy, explained Four Rules of Work-Life Balance for the entrepreneur mom. Read More

Posted in Blog, Conference Sessions, Podcasts, Life on Your Terms, Life Balance, Small Business Tagged |

Master the Art of Making Instant Connections with Mel Robbins: Free Teleclass Sept. 25

big-mel-robbinsJoin the Massachusetts Conference for Women and Mel Robbins for a free teleclass!

Master the Art of Making Instant Connections with Mel Robbins
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

Mel Robbins is one of the fastest-rising female talk radio personalities in America and the host of A&E’s hit intervention television series “Monster In-Laws.” Mel is also a contributing editor to SUCCESS Magazine, where 1.2 million readers enjoy her monthly column on sales, marketing, and personal achievement. REGISTER HERE Read More

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Make the Most Out of Networking: September 18 “Office Hours”

chris cowardJoin us September 18th as host Samantha Ettus and featured guest Chris Coward, PCC, MSW, team up for the Conference for Women‘s online radio show ‘Office Hours’.

September “Office Hours” – Make the Most Out of Networking
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

Posted in Blog, Podcasts, Networking

Building Your Financial Confidence: “Office Hours” Recap

Diane MacPheeFear and lack of confidence around money issues is very common. There is much shame and self recrimination; “I should know more…yet I just cannot be bothered.”  Sound familiar? The thought of improving your financial situation can be daunting.

How does one tackle this monumental challenge? We discussed this in the Massachusetts Conference for Women’s online radio show “Office Hours” on August 21, and following are some steps to start building your financial confidence. Listen to the full 30-minute show, hosted by Samantha Ettus, here. Read More

Posted in Blog, Conference Sessions, Financial Fitness

Gloria Larson

Gloria Larsonsm“Continuously seek passion in your work and be open to change.”
—Gloria Larson, president of Bentley University

Massachusetts Conference for Women board president Gloria Larson, one of just a few women in her field since law school, says that following her passion, taking risks, seizing opportunities and knowing when to say no are the keys to her professional and personal happiness. Scroll down to listen to the full interview. Read More

Posted in Blog, Conference Sessions, Career, Life Balance, inspired Tagged |
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