RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Lift IOWA http://www.businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-07-22T15:42:42.69818Z Arias and ABCs: Succeeding in opera as a mother <div style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Balancing career and family is challenging enough, but two new mothers singing in key roles in Des Moines Metro Opera's 2014 summer season say that's particularly difficult in their profession -- but they're both making it work.</span></div> <div><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><br /> </span></div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Arias-and-ABCs--Succeeding-in-opera-as-a-mother/176/1015/64514 Lift IOWA Opinion: 5 ways to rock your next presentation <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; background-color: #ffffff;">One of the best ways to enhance others' professional opinion of you is to give memorable presentations. These five tips can help you do just that.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Opinion--5-ways-to-rock-your-next-presentation/176/1015/64508 Lift IOWA 2014 Catt Prize deadline is Nov. 26 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/2014-Catt-Prize-deadline-is-Nov--26/176/1015/64507 Lift IOWA Wahls to speak at Iowa Women's Foundation luncheon in October <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Zach Wahls will give the keynote speech at the&nbsp;Iowa Women's Foundation's 18th annual luncheon on Oct. 22.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Wahls-to-speak-at-Iowa-Women-s-Foundation-luncheon-in-October/176/1015/64506 Lift IOWA Forget about women-owned and focus on women-targeted http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Forget-about-women-owned-and-focus-on-women-targeted/176/1015/64504 Lift IOWA Q&A with soprano Caitlin Lynch One of Des Moines Metro Opera's featured singers this summer talks with Lift IOWA about the challenges of motherhood while pursuing a career as a performing artist. http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Q-A-with-soprano-Caitlin-Lynch/176/1015/64476 Lift IOWA Q&A with mezzo soprano Elise Quagliata One of Des Moines Metro Opera's featured singers this summer talks with Lift IOWA about the challenges of motherhood while pursuing a career as a performing artist. http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Q-A-with-mezzo-soprano-Elise-Quagliata/176/1015/64471 Lift IOWA Women of all ages will share knowledge, advice at 'Generations of Strength' event <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; background-color: #ffffff;">An upcoming event organized by a group of young Central Iowa professionals will bring women of all ages together to share knowledge on how to overcome obstacles facing women, as well as to identify opportunities to support each other as a community.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Women-of-all-ages-will-share-knowledge--advice-at--Generations-of-Strength--event/176/1015/64404 Lift IOWA Former PR pro's debut novel is a dream realized <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">After 10 years working at the head of a public relations firm and rising to the top of her profession, Carol Bodensteiner made the decision to leave it behind in order to pursue another dream -- creative writing.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Former-PR-pro-s-debut-novel-is-a-dream-realized/176/1015/64403 Lift IOWA Iowa Females You Should Know: Heidi Wessels <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Wessels is a project manager II at Johnston-based Bluestone&nbsp;Project Management &amp; Engineering.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/Iowa-Females-You-Should-Know--Heidi-Wessels/176/1015/64402 Lift IOWA You're probably making these five mistakes at work <span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">You show up to the office on time, you never miss a project deadline, and you always refill the coffee pot when you've taken the last cup.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">What could you possibly be doing wrong?</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/NEWS-BY-INDUSTRY/Lift-IOWA/Article/You-re-probably-making-these-five-mistakes-at-work/176/1015/64400 Lift IOWA