Second Oldest Nationally-Accredited Distance Education High School gains Regional Accreditation

December 11, 2018

CITIZENS’ HIGH SCHOOL EARNS MIDDLE STATES ACCREDITATION  Citizens’ High School (CHS), the 2nd oldest Distance Education High School, would like to announce its achievement in earning the coveted Regional Accreditation status by the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS), a worldwide leader in accreditation and continuous school improvement.    Accreditation is a multifaceted evaluation process that schools and school systems voluntarily use to demonstrate they are meeting a defined set of research-based performance standards. The 12 Middle States Standards for Accreditation are: mission, governance and leadership, school improvement planning, finances, facilities, school organization and staff, health and safety, educational program, assessment and evidence of student learning, student services, student...

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3 Branding Trends That Ruled 2018

December 27, 2018

Yes, the way brands both big and small had their customers keep saying “yes” changed big in 2018. Gone are the days of selling the logistics of the brand. And with our culture evolving at a faster and faster pace- our branding methods are accelerating and evolving even faster. In this month’s issue of EmpiHER® Magazine, Neuro Human Branding® Academy () shares 3 relatively off the book branding and marketing tactics that became mainstream in 2018. Movement Based Messaging. The states are seeing a division of beliefs and both sides feel unheard and unloved. Pepsi tried tapping into this in 2017 with the failed Kyle Jenner campaign. More brands attempted this connection (can we say Nike) as a way to bring in new customers who identify with the movement and in turn will create a strong and loyal customer base for the brand.Relationship-Based Selling. No one wants to be “sold.”...

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3 Reasons Why Every Business Should Embrace The Holiday Party If They Want To Grow Their Bottom Line

December 13, 2018

Holiday parties or even special event parties seem to be going to the wayside as businesses go virtual and look to cut costs. But such parties were less about self-indulgence and were true tools that created brand loyalty for staff and customers alike. Since the beginning of modern day culture - parties were thrown to mark everything from a job well done to a new adventure in life to starting a new business. Parties are what we are innately as well as socially programmed to stop and take notice of. That if all the effort of throwing a party is occurring then this (fill in the blank here) must be important. In the December issue of EmpiHER® Magazine, luxury branding expert, Ali Craig () shares with the readers from a branding perspective three reasons why we are losing out on a whole lot of goodness. Parties create opportunities like nothing else for our brand to interact with our audience. Blend Personal...

How Celebration Is More Than Just A Morale Booster

December 13, 2018

The holiday season is upon us and celebrations are in full swing. From celebrating the end of the year, the beginning of a new one, or just all of those family functions- it is no surprise that we end and begin the year in celebration. This time of year can be stressful for many, but the actual act of celebrating is shown to lift the spirits, reduce stress and our feelings of loneliness. The truth is that celebrating our accomplishments is a great way to boost our morale and our immune systems. Ali Craig, founder of the Soulfire® Method () says, “Think of celebrations like gratitude on steroids. Yes, pausing to reflect and be grateful is essential, but taking a mental process and bringing it into the physical world uplevels and accelerates your reprogramming away from fear and back to love.”  Craig goes on to say, “Celebrating life isn’t just contagious it is reparative for you, your work,...

Dr. Shahnoz Rustamova selected as Top Non Profit of the Year for 2019 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

December 10, 2018

Dr. Shahnoz Rustamova, OB/GYN Owner of Central Park Medical, Central Park Cosmetics, and Founder of non-profit CPMP Angels was just recently selected as “Non Profit of the Year” for 2019, Woman of the Year for 2018, and Humanitarian of the Year for 2017, by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only 1 person is selected as “Top Non Profit of the Year”, 1 woman is selected as “Woman of the Year” and only 1 individual is selected as the “Humanitarian of the Year.” Dr. Rustamova is being recognized for her exemplary efforts and outstanding dedication in order to better society.  The President of IAOTP Stephanie Cirami stated, “Choosing Dr. Rustamova for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make.  She is an empowered brilliant woman who has gone above and beyond not only in her field but has demonstrated success professionally,...

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Why Understanding Your Audience Is Easier Than You Think

December 12, 2018


Why The Idea Of Selling To The Pain Won’t Sell In 2019

December 19, 2018

It is commonplace to “sell to the pain.” Every guru, coach, and business article promotes you to “sell to the pain.” And though on some level an effective motivator in theory, when everyone else is selling low the only way to stand out is to sell high. What does that mean when everyone is taking the pain approach? It means you have to sell to the celebration. Founder of Entreventure™() Ali Craig says, “It means instead of selling to all the pain, fear, and misery your audience is in now you sell to the celebration of where they are going to be after they work with you, buy your product, and have their lives transformed. This marketing approach is the long-term, big vision, keeping the faith approach.” Craig believes instead of taking this dependence as something to fear, consider it as the ultimate motivator to succeed. Because when you believe in yourself enough and the transformation you provide...

How Celebrating Yourself Creates Better Relationships And Influence For You

December 20, 2018

It may seem odd to talk about celebrating yourself and how that can create better relationships, impressions, and in turn influence.   In this month’s issue of EmpiHER®, The International Society of Impression Managers () shares with you why celebrating yourself is a must if you want to grow the personal and professional influence you have in your relationships.   The International Society of Impression Managers says, “When you celebrate you in an authentic and powerful manner - aka owning your true strengths you exude the innate human needs most people want: significance, love, and contribution. “   Human Needs Psychology says that we have 6 fundamental human needs no matter when or where you are born. When you tap into the top 3 for your audience, you actually trigger the same part of the brain as addictive substances do. So when you celebrate yourself and in turn, your...

U.S. CAD Acquires Mid-West CAD Extending Leadership Position in the AEC Technology Industry and Central U.S. Geographic Market

December 12, 2018

By acquiring Mid-West CAD, U.S. CAD has further extended its leadership position in helping architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals win more work and drive successful project outcomes by leveraging expanded products, services, and industry specialized talent. News facts: In light of increasingly new and complex AEC technology, and multiple vendors each with different offerings, AEC professionals are actively looking for enhanced efficiency through relationships with a single, one-stop industry partner capable of providing a comprehensive portfolio and expert talent to support all of their project needs. Mid-West CAD was founded in 1985 by Roger Roberts with a mission to guide and support AEC professionals to more easily adopt, implement,...

Diversity in Christmas with New #1 Amazon Best Seller Alex the Reindeer

December 11, 2018

Alex the Reindeer Story from Liechtenstein Celebrates Christmas with DiversityChildren’s Book Explores Important Issues of Race and Nationality Alex Saves Christmas, the first Christmas story featuring a biracial lead character, debuted as the .Author released the rhyming children’s picture book shortly before The Huffington Post pointed out what it called “very disturbing details” in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Reactions to the Huffington Post article lit Twitter up like Clark Griswold’s house. The topic struck a chord with Walser who had recently completed his own story about a reindeer hero. “I’m biracial and know what it’s like to be marginalized for something I had no control over. I wanted to publish something to help children work through those feelings,” he said.Walser was the first biracial citizen in Liechtenstein, one of the smallest countries...

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