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Activating Your Own Potential

Lucinda Cross is the founder of the consulting firm Activate Worldwide, and of Activate Your Life, a non-profit dedicated to helping women re-enter the workforce after hardship. She’s also an acclaimed speaker, author and leader who has worked with companies like Nike, Walmart and TJ Maxx.

Becoming an Asset with Arlan Hamilton

Arlan Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Director of Backstage Capital, and author of About Damn Time. Arlan talks about some of the biggest lessons she’s learned while growing her company, which has raised more than $10 million to invest in startups led by founders who are people of color, women and/or LGBT in the last five years.

Using Analytics to Guide Social Media Strategy

As social media marketing becomes an increasingly important part of a business’s strategies (and budgets), tools for measuring engagement and analytics are more comprehensive than ever before. So how can you better understand your social media performance, maximize audience engagement and create more informed, effective content? Having the right tools makes a huge difference, but so does knowing what to measure.

Designing Your Dream Life

Diana Sumpter is an author, motivational speaker and Independent National Sales Director at Mary Kay, and she’s dedicated her career to helping women design and live out their dream lives. Diana tells her inspiring story of learning to move past old mindsets and habits into living her dream life.

Prioritizing Your Mental Health

Heather Monroe, integrative psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker, shares how you can prioritize your mental health in a post-pandemic world.

Finding balance: Six dimensions of wellness that you should be paying attention to

The National Wellness Institute has developed and promoted the Six Dimensions of Wellness: emotional, occupational, physical, social, intellectual and spiritual. The dimensions represent a way to find a holistic sense of wellness and fulfillment in each and every day.

Although the use and definition of the term “wellness” has been applied in many capacities and instances, the National Wellness Institute has determined that wellness is “an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward, a more successful existence.”

We’ll break down the dimensions of wellness for you, and provide tangible examples and steps you can take to achieve wellness in different areas of life.

“Wellness encompasses a healthy body, a sound mind, and a tranquil spirit. Enjoy the journey as you strive for wellness.” –Laurette Gagnon Beaulieu