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Tara Rethore

by Tara Rethore on April 4, 2013

The Power of Stretch in Executing Strategy

by Tara Rethore on April 4, 2013

Six months ago, I walked into a meeting of our elementary school Parent Teacher Association (PTA) with a dream, a challenge, and a Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG). Our dream We knew that environmentally-based education improves scores on standardized tests and develops critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills – all key to success in the [...]

by Tara Rethore on January 23, 2013

5 Strategy Lessons from CEOs – Good Strategy from Start-up to Sustaining by @TRethore

by Tara Rethore on January 23, 2013

Blackboard CEO lives his own advice, shares practical strategic advice Blackboard, Inc. sprang onto the scene to become a well-recognized giant in education technology, seemingly overnight. Accused of steadily gobbling up its competitors, Blackboard – and its self-effacing CEO, Michael Chasen – instead doggedly pursued an idea to become InformationWeek 500’s Top Technology Innovator in 2010. [...]

by Tinu Abayomi-Paul on November 13, 2012

Recap of Popular Twitter Chat with Tara Rethore (@TRethore)

by Tinu Abayomi-Paul on November 13, 2012

Women in Business Love Talking Strategy (Apparently)! We had an especially smashing time following Tara Rethore of M. Beacon Enterprises, and her tips as featured guest expert on executing business strategy. Who knew this was a topic so close to the hearts and minds of our community of business leaders and executives? (Yeah, I had a [...]

by Tinu Abayomi-Paul on November 9, 2012

Our November Women in Business Chat Features Tara Rethore (@TRethore)

by Tinu Abayomi-Paul on November 9, 2012

If you’ve been following Women Grow Business over the last few years, you know who Tara Rethore is, and how lucky we are to have her speak to us on the topic of Executing Strategy, this coming Monday, November 12, 2012 at Noon Eastern. Tara is a long-standing member of and contributor to Women Grow [...]

by Tara Rethore on October 31, 2012

Recession Hell Becoming Recovery Fatigue? Answer with Strategy (by @TRethore)

by Tara Rethore on October 31, 2012

Four steps to stay on course for your strategy In 2009, economists from the National Bureau of Economic Research declared that the US recession had ended in June – meaning that’s when the US economy bottomed out and began moving forward again. Yet today, in 2012, we continue to experience a roller coaster ride of [...]

by Tara Rethore on September 19, 2012

Go fly a kite! Strategy lessons for CEOs by Tara Rethore (@TRethore)

by Tara Rethore on September 19, 2012

Kite flying is a fabulous summer activity, particularly at the beach. The wind scoops it up and few trees, buildings, or power lines interfere with its flight. In business, we rarely have the opportunity to pursue our strategies unfettered. Watching my 9-year old son flying his kite all by himself, I couldn’t help but notice [...]

by Tinu Abayomi-Paul on November 16, 2011

Northern Virginia Women’s Business Conference Ticket Giveaway

by Tinu Abayomi-Paul on November 16, 2011

I’m very excited to announce the Northern Virginia Women’s Business conference ticket giveaway, brought to you by our favorite (and only) sponsor of Women Grow Business, Network Solutions, who is also one of the sponsors of this event. If you don’t know about the Northern Virginia Women’s Business conference, here’s a quick description from their [...]