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Learning hard lessons: Meier regroups, writes again after selling Writers Conference

By   /  Monday, June 14th, 2010  /  Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Learning hard lessons: Meier regroups, writes again after selling Writers Conference

Marcia Meier has been knocked around by the publishing world enough times by now to know how to navigate it. That’s because the former owner of the Santa Barbara Writers Conference has learned about writing and publishing — and business — the hard way. Meier, who makes her living as a writing coach, recently released Read More →

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When the going gets tough

By   /  Monday, April 12th, 2010  /  Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on When the going gets tough

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Kelly Magne knows that as she watches the clock and sips on a soda. Every day at four o’clock, the president and chief executive officer of Jensen Audio Visual clears her late afternoon schedule for her most important appointment: visiting her husband. Since January, Magne has Read More →

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A woman in charge

By   /  Monday, February 15th, 2010  /  Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on A woman in charge

Katie Lichtig has had to help cities walk the fine line of economic development before. The new San Luis Obispo city manager, installed Jan. 19, comes to town after working in city management in Santa Monica, Malibu and most recently, Beverly Hills. The switch to much-smaller SLO means Lichtig will be managing more than 358 Read More →

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Economy encourages women to look to entrepreneurship

By   /  Monday, December 14th, 2009  /  Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Economy encourages women to look to entrepreneurship

Rosandra Heffefingers was a successful project leader at a Ventura insurance brokerage firm — until her job fell out from beneath her. “They just decided it was no longer a lucrative project, so my position wasn’t necessary,” she said. Facing dim prospects in a difficult job market, she decided to look into entrepreneurship as an Read More →

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Direct selling on the rise

By   /  Monday, October 12th, 2009  /  Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Direct selling on the rise

Marilyn Lewis has seen a few recessions in her lifetime, but the Thousand Oaks resident has always had a back-up plan. Like almost 15 million other women in the U.S., Lewis is a direct seller — she sells cosmetics to other women from her home. Although it may conjure up images of ’50s Tupperware parties, Read More →

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New event runs on a fast track

By   /  Monday, August 17th, 2009  /  Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on New event runs on a fast track

June Snow had a great idea and she ran with it. Snow and her husband, Rusty, are the founders and producers of the Santa Barbara Marathon, which will hold its first race this December.   The course will take runners from just west of the Camino Real Marketplace on Hollister Avenue, loop around through Goleta Read More →

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She

By   /  Monday, August 17th, 2009  /  Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on She

Between deftly handling the politics of corporate America and raising her sons, Santa Barbara author Lynn Taylor drew a comparison between the two enterprises: managers act like toddlers. This revelation then took a seven-year journey from its conception to Taylor’s latest book, “Tame your Terrible Office Tyrant.” While unpacking some boxes in 2002, Taylor found Read More →

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