Category Archives: Business writing

On the topic of Book Awards – a Strong Opinion from an Indie Publisher Who Has Won 11 in International Contests

I stumbled upon a most interesting blog tonight (Writer Beware) and found it fascinating…because of this tagline: “Shining a bright light into the dark corners of the shadow-world of literary scams, schemes, and pitfalls. ” They also provide “advice for … Continue reading

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Why I’m Excited for the May 14th Launch of the First-Ever Online “Civilian Boot Camp” for Transitioning Service Members

In the U.S. military, what matters is the teamwork and what can be accomplished together versus individually. We who served carry that lesson forward into civilian life once we take the uniform off for the last time. There are many … Continue reading

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Celebrating Two-Way Immersion Program and Biliteracy in Turlock

On Thursday, after having served children at Naval Air Station Lemoore to celebrate Month of the Military Child, I drove up the gorgeous, uber-green Central Valley to the city of Turlock. I passed Atwater, the town where Castle Air Force … Continue reading

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Air Force Veteran/Author Serves Children of U.S. Navy for Month of the Military Child

It’s April – Month of the Military Child – when we thank the children whose parents are serving in our volunteer armed forces. We recognize them for the sacrifices they are forced to make as children whose parents are frequently called … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Wisdom of My Mami’s Choices – a Momtrepreneur Moment of Gratitude

I was reading a post from telecom engineer Eva Smith earlier this week. In it she mentioned that her mother made cakes at home to make extra money for the family. Mi mami also made birthday, quinceañera and even wedding … Continue reading

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NBC 11 TV Interview: Latino Leadership Summit on May 15th

On a recent “Comunidad del Valle” show, Damian Trujillo featured the organizers of this inaugural event: Frank Carbajal, Margarita Quihuis and me.  Did you catch it? After we talked about the upcoming summit, the family of Cesar Chavez came on … Continue reading

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The Greening of America: Hispanic Environmental Advocates Take the Lead

My feature article in the Fall 2009 issue of Hispanic MBA Magazine has been published! It was distributed at the National Society of Hispanic MBAs conference in Minneapolis in October. It generated lots of buzz about the innovators, innovations, organizations … Continue reading

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Beginning the book proposal process

I’ve entered into the next exciting step towards becoming a published author (of a business book). I’ve written the proposal for the first publisher I will pitch to and am working with a friend who is an editor to make … Continue reading

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Finally!

For years I’ve wanted to have a site to share all the publishing credits I’ve worked so hard to earn. Thanks to my husband Genro and the wonders of CMS, here it is! Continue reading

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