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Equal Pay for work Day April 14, 2015

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The next Equal Pay Day is Tuesday, April 14, 2015. This date symbolizes how far into 2014 women must work to earn what men earned in 2013. Equal Pay Day was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996 as a public awareness event to illustrate the gap between men’s and women’s […]

Celebrating Women


Women’s History Month is not just about women but about our struggle and hard work. We stand today on the shoulders of giants and we should take time to appreciate some of those that have paved the way for our collective success. Here are a few of those videos that celebrate women and support the […]

17 Best Tools and Apps for Building New Habits & Goals


You can use these for personal or business goals, but I tried to find ones that could help the small business owner. Most of these are free, unless otherwise noted. 1. Stickk was developed by Yale University economists to test “Commitment Contracts” and you can enter your goal or new habit within seconds of landing on the […]

Inspiring TEDTalks that will make you think.


Here is a collection of videos that can inspire your mood and encourage you to reach your goals. They come from the TEDTalks and they meet all over the world and bring some of the best speakers together. They have 15 minutes to tell us their amazing idea or inspire us with new discoveries. Enjoy! […]

Premium Membership Program


TBW presents the Premium Membership Program. Our program is designed to enhance the professional and personal lives of sharp individuals who want to stretch and grow to meet their greatest accomplishments. The Texas Business Women present their Premium Program Membership The program will include: Two live retreats Six virtual, interactive and informative master mind calls […]

Meet Liza Wisner


We are excited to announce our Saturday Evening Keynote Speaker, Liza Macheru Wisner. Liza Mucheru Wisner is an award winning business performance advisor and top 3 finalist on Season 10 of the television show, “The Apprentice”, with real estate billionaire Donald Trump. As a native of Nairobi, Kenya, Ms. Wisner ventured to the United States […]

Meet Susan Tolles


We have confirmed Susan Tolles as one of our speakers for the TBW Annual Conference. If you don’t know who Susan Tolles is, this is for you. You won’t be disappointed. Susan is a Life Coach for Women, professional speaker, author and internationally-recognized expert for women over 50. She is dedicated to inspiring and equipping […]

3 Skills Women Need to Know for Success


Do you ever feel as if you are getting lost in today’s fast changing world? What’s the latest fashion trend, tech gadget, or computer operating system? What does a woman need to know to be successful in the workplace? Here is a list of 3 skills you need to know to be relevant and marketable […]

Solving Password Frustrations with LastPass


Do you ever feel anxious when you need to enter your username and password in your computer? You sit in front of your computer screen wondering which password you used for this specific account. Did you just change it? Did it have a capital letter? Did you use your birthday? Anniversary date? Let’s be honest, […]

Ep #21: Beating Fear of Technology with Sheila Scarborough

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Sheila Scarborough believes that we can overcome a fear of technology by tapping into our natural curiosity. A former Naval officer and certified Navy Master Training Specialist, Sheila started a new career in technology focusing on social media training for the tourism and hospitality industries. Her work has been honored with an Austin American-Statesman Texas Social […]

Encore Episode: Farnoosh Brock on Confidence, Courage, and Productivity

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This is one of our favorite podcast episodes, full of inspiration for taking the next steps in your life and your career. We’re happy to bring you this encore conversation with Farnoosh, and new episodes will be back next week.

Farnoosh Brock deeply believes that everyone can have a second act, and that women have every right to claim their courage and confidence and set themselves up as experts in their fields. Two years ago Farnoosh left her corporate job to create Prolific Living, her own media and publishing company. She works all over the world, thriving on the creativity that comes with travel.

On this episode, Farnoosh tells us about the power of mindmapping for creating and brainstorming, whether you’re using it for personal or professional pursuits. She also delves into the power of social media and offers suggestions for how to more effectively manage social media accounts for business. In the second half of our conversation, Farnoosh delves into the issues of confidence and courage, discussing how women can harness their unique skills and abilities to position themselves as experts in their field, even when that field is largely male-dominated. This episode packs a ton of valuable ideas into just 30 minutes.