Each day is a great opportunity to learn something new and to challenge yourself.

For example, I never thought I could be a published author, but I loved to write. I now write articles all the time for major publications, and I have a blog. I had to believe in myself, ask others for advice,

I’ve been profiling “Women Who Wow” all year long – it was supposed to be a series during Women’s History Month but then the world was derailed by the pandemic, and I know so many fantastic women, so I thought why not continue the series all year long? In this installment, learn more about Laura Powers, the Director of Development and Communications at the Philadelphia Bar Association.

I met Laura when we were both elected to serve on the Legal Marketing Association’s inaugural Northeast board, and it was great to work with her – she is collaborative, super smart and fun to work with. Learn more about Laura.


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My good friend Melissa has a terrific lifestyle blog, GiaMel, that you should follow, which covers how to have a thriving home, fulfilling relationships, an accomplished career, and enjoy life’s luxuries and adventures. She talks about how to do all of these with style, hustle and heart.

Melissa is herself an incredible success story

As a new entrepreneur myself, here are a few skills I think every entrepreneur should have/cultivate:

  1. Focus
  2. Creativity
  3. Resilience
  4. Humility
  5. Generosity
  6. Flexibility
  7. Communication
  8. Negotiation
  9. Delegation
  10. Leadership
  11. Marketing and sales savvy
  12. Problem solving
  13. Perseverance
  14. Productivity
  15. Grit
  16. Financial literacy
  17. Influence
  18. Relationship building
  19. Self-awareness
  20. Passion
  21. Vision
  22. Project management
  23. Kindness
  24. Imagination
  25. Measured risk taking

What else would you add

I don’t know anyone who hasn’t been affected by the pandemic in some way. It’s a hard time for everyone, including me and I want to give back and help others. I’ve been donating the proceeds of my webinars to charity, but I am going to take it a step further.

I am going to

The next Woman Who Wows is Dr. Catherine Sanderson, a professor of life sciences at Amherst College.

Professor Sanderson has published more than 25 journal articles and book chapters in addition to four college textbooks, middle school and high school health textbooks, and trade books on parenting as well as how mindset influences happiness, health and even how long we live (The Positive Shift). In 2012, she was named one of the country’s top 300 professors by the Princeton Review.

I met Professor Sanderson at the 2018 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference where she served as keynote speaker. I was so moved by her talk about why happiness is significant, what truly makes us happy and practical ways that each of us can incorporate happiness into our everyday lives.

Learn more about her below. In addition, Professor Sanderson will be our featured speaker at the next Women Who Wow virtual event, this Thursday, May 21 at 5pm ET. Register here.


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When it comes to content, being sensitive to current market conditions and disseminating content and programs that are designed to inform your clients and help them navigate this unprecedented time should be your only guiding principle.

Here are a few things not to do right now during the pandemic when it comes to content and