May I Join You?

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / June 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

May I Join You? Last week when talking about community and the value of “tribes” as defined by the brilliant Seth Godin, I stated the following: “By whatever name – Godin calls them “Tribes”; we call them a Neighborhood-  they are one and the same. Vehicles of connection. Opportunities for change.” At least 2 women in…

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IT TAKES A NEIGHBORHOOD ~ A ‘Tribe’ By Any Other Name. . .

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / June 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Attic Holds Treasures! It has been another on of those weeks. The end came before the middle and now the end is near and I have no post prepared. I remember that I promised a great one about community and I’m not the least prepared.  It seems yesterday was Monday, so today should be Tuesday,…

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Provocative Thoughts on “Sisterhood”!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / February 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

“Sisterhood”. Good word or not? What does “Sisterhood” mean to you? Simple question that may or may not be simple to answer. Recently I posed a series of questions to our Facebook group The Neighborhood in preparation for the AWI relaunch later this year. I opened the question series as follows: “Why are you a…

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Women, Work & Socialization!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / January 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Don’t Go It Alone! Last Friday, I wrote about winding up the old and getting ready for the new. My parting paragraphs went as follows: “Know Before You Go and Take Someone With You. . . And finally, take someone with you. I’m fortunate to have Jen Sakowski as my AWI partner. While I’m the big…

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"Bah Humbug!" Tuesday Dose to Encourage & Inspire

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / December 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

Phrase sound familiar? Something uttered by old Scrooge in Dickens “A Christmas Carol“; it’s indicative of the attitude of those who find the Christmas holidays anything but the joyful celebration they are designed to be.  However, that’s not the reason I titled today’s “Tuesday Dose” in this manner. I did so because about this moment…

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"Are We Tripping Over Pride?" ~ Women in Micro-Business

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / December 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

You know what they say – “pride goes before a fall”! And in my lengthy experience on earth; that statement is more true than not. There are many who would disagree, stating that we all need to have a level of “pride” in our skills, abilities, accomplishments, etc. To a point, that’s truth. But when…

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"What's Your Bottom Line?" ~ AWI & Women in Micro-Business!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / December 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

What does the phrase “bottom line” conjure up in your mind? If you’re like me and most of the rest of the folks in my world, it brings about financial ideas. With the words of a popular television commercial these days. . . “what’s in your wallet?” Or on your profit-loss statement under “PROFIT”!  Whatever…

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"Darn-It's Taking Too Long!" AWI for Women in Micro-Business

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / December 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

The best things in life take time. Gestation of a human infant takes 9 months – 39 weeks to be exact. The more perfection built into what is being birthed; the longer the period of time to birth. Nothing worth having in our lives comes without sacrifice at some level; a bit of discomfort-even pain…

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"Waiting for Godot!" ~ A Tuesday Dose to Inspire & Encourage!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / December 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

“Waiting for Godot” is a famous two-act play by Samuel Beckett. It’s considered in various forms because it raises so many questions from practical, realistic and/or metaphysical perspectives; much of which can be found in Wikipedia’s information on the play, the characters and the author!  If you are familiar with the play, then you might wonder how…

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"Why AWI?" ~ Much More Than the Sum of the Parts!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / November 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

When studying the various psychological theories during my college years; I became enamored of Gestalt psychology – primarily that the “whole is other than the sum of the parts” (Kurt Koffka) . Or as it has been defined over the years, albeit incorrectly, the “whole is greater than the sum of the parts”.  This article is…

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