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What Are You Thankful for? - By Carrie Caruthers
Carrie Caruthers

Hello SOTGC community, As we move closer to the holiday season, we are constantly reminded by the many things, people, and accomplishments others are thankful for. I have noticed during the last couple of years, starting on November 1st, my social media feed starts to fill with daily reminders… Read More

 
The Anywhere Workout - By Aga ChenFu
Aga ChenFu

Hello SOTGC community, One of my favorite quotes is, “life happens when you’re making other plans.” No matter how much you plan your workouts or stay focused on your fitness goals, you will frequently find yourself just rolling with it. And that’s okay! You have all you need for a complete w… Read More

 
3 Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing for a Promotion - By Dorothy Montgomery
Dorothy Montgomery

Hello SOTGC community, Are you feeling stuck in your career? Have you been passed by for promotion or just trying to see the roads of opportunity ahead? We have all felt this way at some time or other in our career. People are often led to believe that promotions come:to those who are… Read More

 
Customer Service vs. Five Rules of Customer Engagement - By Connie Pheiff
Connie Pheiff

Hello SOTGC community, Did you ever receive poor service when eating out at a restaurant? How was the situation handled? Did management apologize? How did management apologize? Were you satisfied? The greater question is would you go back to this restaurant? The new rules of customer satisfacti… Read More

 
A Letter to the 100 Women of Congress - By Ryan Green
Ryan Green

Hello SOTGC community, On November 4th, we elected the largest number of women to Congress in our nation’s history. Women now comprise roughly 1/5 of congress. Both Republican and Democrat, these strong females will make history as their ranks have reached the triple digit mark. But, will they… Read More

 
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What Are You Thankful for? – By Carrie Caruthers

Hello SOTGC community, As we move closer to the holiday season, we are constantly reminded by the many things, people, and accomplishments others are thankful for. I have noticed during the last couple of years, starting on November 1st, my social media feed starts to fill with daily reminders of the many blessings of those around me. Each year, more and more join in the movement. Though I enjoy … [Read More...]

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The Anywhere Workout – By Aga ChenFu

Hello SOTGC community, One of my favorite quotes is, “life happens when you’re making other plans.” No matter how much you plan your workouts or stay focused on your fitness goals, you will frequently find yourself just rolling with it. And that’s okay! You have all you need for a complete workout - your own body weight. So keep this workout on your phone and carve out at least 15 minutes of … [Read More...]

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing for a Promotion – By Dorothy Montgomery

Hello SOTGC community, Are you feeling stuck in your career? Have you been passed by for promotion or just trying to see the roads of opportunity ahead? We have all felt this way at some time or other in our career. People are often led to believe that promotions come:to those who are lucky (just happened to be in the right place at the right time); to those who manage-up well (become … [Read More...]

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Customer Service vs. Five Rules of Customer Engagement – By Connie Pheiff

Hello SOTGC community, Did you ever receive poor service when eating out at a restaurant? How was the situation handled? Did management apologize? How did management apologize? Were you satisfied? The greater question is would you go back to this restaurant? The new rules of customer satisfaction is more than customer service, it’s customer engagement. We can agree customer service is listening … [Read More...]

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A Letter to the 100 Women of Congress – By Ryan Green

Hello SOTGC community, On November 4th, we elected the largest number of women to Congress in our nation’s history. Women now comprise roughly 1/5 of congress. Both Republican and Democrat, these strong females will make history as their ranks have reached the triple digit mark. But, will they help make the strides we so desperately need as a nation? Our last congress was littered with … [Read More...]

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5 Ways to Sneak Some Extra Inspiration Into Your Day – By Maria Psihogios

Hello SOTGC community! We all sometimes need that extra little bit of inspiration sprinkled across the course of the day …. Here are five easy and fun ways to sneak some extra inspiration into each and every moment! 1. Leave yourself a trail of inspirational notes! A good friend of mine bought me a box of “dream cards” as part of my birthday gift this year – small cards that you pop open … [Read More...]

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Becoming Your Own #GirlBoss: Where To Begin – By Jaclyn Mullen

Hello SOTGC community, It all starts with an idea. It doesn’t matter if you currently have a full-time job, 401k and health benefits, or you are juggling a few part-time jobs. Something inside of you speaks up and says, “There is a void in x, y and z industry, I see the opportunity to fill it.” Or, “I’m really inspired by Sara Blakely, if she can create Spanx from her kitchen in Atlanta without … [Read More...]

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Introducing the Newest SOTGC Contributor: Jaclyn Mullen

Hello SOTGC community,I am very happy to introduce our newest SOTGC contributor Ms. Jaclyn Mullen!Jaclyn is a Tory Burch Foundation and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Scholar+Alumni. Entrepreneur, Coach, Marketer, Speaker, Singer, Strategist. These are just a few of the reasons why friends, family and clients call Jaclyn Mullen "The Jaclyn of All Trades."Jaclyn grew up in the … [Read More...]

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The Holidays: How to Be Healthy, Peaceful & Awesome – By Liz Lawrence, MA, LPC-S

Hello SOTGC community, Well, I’m excited to report that it’s finally cooler in Austin with the nights bringing a bit of a “chill” for us! Since we basically have three seasons in Austin: “crazy hot, warm, and slightly cooler,” the slight chill means holidays are getting closer! This time of year always brings questions for us at Streams regarding how to navigate the holiday season. So over the … [Read More...]

Finish Line Just Ahead

Finish Strong! Are You Stretching Toward Your Career Goals or Just Coasting? – By Dorothy Montgomery

Hello SOTGC community, I’m always inspired by John C. Maxwell’s writing. If you don’t know who John Maxwell is—he’s a leadership expert, speaker, a best-selling author, and founder of EQUIP and the John Maxwell Company, which has trained more than five million leaders worldwide. One of my favorite John Maxwell quotes is this: “When you made the choice to start, you made the choice to … [Read More...]