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Me, Myself and Why?

By |January 4th, 2017|

Tracie Jae

IKSH is bringing new and interesting events this year and we have increased our events. We will have at least three workshops every month in our suburban locations to bring more variety and opportunities to provide you, our member, with education.

In January, Tracie Jae is going to take you through a workshop designed to […]

Happy New You! 5 ways to make Financial Fitness fun!

By |January 4th, 2017|

This is a guest blog from LaShonda Johnson, one of the Houston Housewives of Finance

“2017” is here! Happy New Year, Happy New You!

Every new year we make new resolutions and pledges to change the things that have been problematic for years. The gyms are packed, healthier food is purchased, travel arrangements are made to bucket […]

Vision Board and Goal Setting

By |January 2nd, 2017|

Creating a Vision Board can be a powerful form of goal setting and a fun way to make your goals seem real. Martha Villegas from Lifetime of Bliss hosts this opportunity to focus your goals and create meaningful visions for the upcoming year.  1-3 p.m. Jan. 7 at Thinking  Girls Boutique,1570 S Dairy Ashford Rd […]

New Year’s Resolutions? Or plans to lasting change?

By |January 1st, 2017|

2017 New Year’s Resolutions or plans to lasting change?
I normally do not do New Year’s Resolutions. I usually end up breaking them or I do not make it far into the year without forgetting what I promised to do or not do.
This year is different! Not because I am making promises that I know I […]

Wrapping up 2017 with gratitude

By |December 8th, 2016|

On December 1, 2016, I Know Somebody Houston honored some of our supporters. It was tough narrowing the list down to 10. There are so many people that offer their time, talents, and gifts. Being filled with gratitude for all of our members and opportunities to serve, we want to bring attention to those, on […]

Living in Gratitude

By |November 23rd, 2016|

The Gratitude Exercise

I close every day thinking about 3 things (at least) that I’m grateful for. I learned this practice from my young niece and nephew.  I picked them up one weekend and before going to sleep they asked me to join them in their gratitude exercise.

I thought the exercise was silly, like a child’s game. […]

5 Ways to create success in 2017

By |November 3rd, 2016|

Guest blog by Shahara Wright Menchan

Shahara Wright Menchan is a CEO, author, professional speaker, business law attorney and business strategist. Her company The CEO Effect, LLC works with small businesses who want to position themselves to accelerate growth. We develop organizational systems that balance, legal, financial, marketing and management strategies while working with companies to […]

Women to Watch Robin Dahms

By |November 2nd, 2016|

Woman to Watch Robin Dahms

Last year I volunteered to support an event in order to hear the speaker, Les Brown. I arrived early and in the space created for the Les Brown talk, directing the camera people, the caterers, the stagers, was Robin Dahms. The entire event was centered around Robin and I found myself […]

Women to Watch Phyllis Bailey

By |October 31st, 2016|

Phyllis J. Bailey a Woman to Watch

I met Phyllis Bailey many moons ago while  she was pitching something at the Houston Chronicle and we chatted briefly. Over time, she came back with another story pitch and another. Over the years of her pitching and me putting her in touch with the right editor, we became […]

Bringing Facebook friends to life!

By |October 26th, 2016|

IKSH Meet Your Facebook Friends Event

A few days ago IKSH (https://www.facebook.com/groups/IKSBH/) held their Facebook Friends Fellowship event. It was an evening filled with lots of laughter and great connections.  Toni Harris, also known as, The Turnaround Queen, (http://www.toniharristaylor.com/)helped host the event. She did such an amazing job. Toni  started the event with a bang with […]