Red Hat’s Becky Smith on Cutting Out TV and Identifying Priorities

Becky Smith is the Director of Global Operations Change Management at Red Hat (http://www.redhat.com/), one of the leading companies in the free and open source software sector and is a major Linux distribution vendor. In this video Becky talks to NEXT for Women about how to identify priorities, focusing on what is important and urgent to an individual. If you...

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I Want To Be More Assertive. Can You Give Me Some Guidance Or Advice?

Hi Jules, I want to look different and be more assertive. I hope you can help. Thanks, Jane   Thank you for your question Jane. I’d really like to know more specifics about your first statement – ‘I want to look different’ In what context are we talking here – body confidence, need a new wardrobe or wanting plastic surgery....

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Jessica Alba Cares About You – And Your Little One

A week or two before the birth of our son, Hubs told me about a morning talk show interview he had just seen with Jessica Alba featuring her new venture: The Honest Company. Always on the lookout for stylishly sustainable products, I checked out the website. Not only does The Honest Company offer premium plant-based wipes and disposable diapers in...

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Bigelow Tea’s Cindi Bigelow on Why Your Career is Like a Bottle of Wine

Cindi Bigelow is the president of Bigelow Tea. Bigelow Tea (http://www.bigelowtea.com/) is a family owned company, whose goal is to produce the best cup of tea possible. In this video Cindi talks to NEXT for Women about what we need to succeed. Her belief – we need time. We need time to mature, time to get an education, time to...

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Making Friends in the Latte Line

How often do you find yourself waiting in line for coffee? On average, a person spends 45-62 minutes waiting in line every day! And, if there’s a line, you obviously are not alone. One of my favorite ways to “practice” meeting people is to offer a compliment to someone standing next to me in line. I can’t think of anyone...

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Make-Over Your Relaxation Routine: How One Woman Finds Fulfillment Through Her Weekend Hobby

As the Director of Sales and Marketing at Live Work Play, Corey Woodard spends her days networking with local service-providing professionals. Her nights offer little opportunity for restful relaxation: post-office hours are prime time for her to promote Raleigh, NC based restaurants and the bar scene. Still, despite her blistering schedule, Corey calls working with Live Work Play a “dream...

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