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Spotlight on Teresa Hernandez of Prospanica, Part I

Teresa Hernandez is a maverick professional and activist.  She is a Latina who is changing things for our community  with her passion, tireless work...

7 Steps Toward Drive Small Business Productivity

Share priorities and plans with people who can contribute to your small business productivity.   Once you understand your time usage better you can focus taking...

Cultural Beliefs Latinos Need to Leave Behind to Achieve Financial Success

Like many foreign-born Latinas, it was not until I joined corporate America that I learned that to achieve financial success I would have to...

4 Questions For Perspective and Balance

Many surveys report the constant access to technology and the pressure to respond to and monitor it can be stressful. If you've gotten into the habit of prioritizing work over health or family, it's easy to remain in this mode. Balance means understanding when to work and when not to work, when to shut down and when to turn back on, and what you're doing and why.

What Are You Doing for New Year’s Eve? Here Are 5 Latino Traditions

Chances are that if you are Hispanic, it may include incorporating some of these five peculiar New Year’s Eve traditions   Chances are that if you...

Five Recommendations to Change Your Mind, Your Heart, and Yourself: Happy New Year!

A perfect time of year to reflect and consider personal transformation to enhance your life.   “Yesterday I was clever and wanted to change the world....

5 Past and Present Christmas Videos Worth a Look

Christmas videos in the U.S. and worldwide we've come to love....   Chocolate Frey - Singing boxes   Jose Feliciano's  Feliz Navidad   The Greatest Gift- Sainsbury ad- Christmas 2016   Christmas Lottery-...

Celebrate the Season with These 3 Heart-Happy Cardio Moves [Video]

If you’re finding the holidays a bit stressful and you just can’t seem to schedule any workout time into your busy day, there's no...

The Workplace is a Fine Line Between the “Chain of Command” and Control

When work rules are accepted passive and controlling behaviors can become neutralized Maintaining relationships with demanding and controlling people can be very frustrating to say the least. ...

3 Reasons Why Every Moment Matters

What your prospects, clients and employees are thinking in key moments when you aren’'t paying attention.   Imagine this: You’'re in a hurry. You’'ve got to...

Finding Entrepreneurial Seeds With Reflection

Ask the right questions and take the steps to entrepreneurial success.     Entrepreneurial endeavors are challenging; occasionally, the demands of the endeavor can shake us. We may ask:...

Gratitude- 5 Steps To A Sincere “Thank You”

Gratitude can improve your business—and add much, much more to your life. The simple act of saying "Thank you" typically conveys a sense of gratitude....

Latin Mom Attorney Fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish Helps the Community

Meet Alessandra Stivelman, Hispanic Woman of Distinction Partner, Shareholder - Eisinger Law “Hispanic women play such an important role, not just as the matriarch of...

Equal Pay, a Dream Latinas Are Still Chasing

  When I first moved to the U.S., about the same time that I learned that I was a Latina (after 25 years living in...

Argentine-American Impacts Community Revitalization with Comprehensive Planning

Meet Ruth Cecilia Moguillansky, Hispanic Woman of Distinction, Principal Planner, Palm Beach County Office of Community Revitalization  “Hispanic women play an important role in society,...

Maria Trusa Thanks Latin Biz Today [Video]

Maria Trusa is Partner and CEO of Formé Medical Center and Urgent Care and the author of I Say No More! a searing memoir...

Cuban- American Chief Quality Officer Supports Hospital Missions

Meet Isis Zambrana, Hispanic Woman of Distinction VP, Chief Quality Officer, Jackson Health System “At our core, the journey of Hispanic women is ignited by...

Maria Trusa Honored with a Latin Business Spirit Award

Maria Trusa is a force of nature.  A petite woman with a big, engaging smile, she has a will of iron when it comes...

First Generation Cuban-American an Advocate for Women

Meet Jennifer Olmedo-Rodriguez, Esq. 2020 Hispanic Woman of Distinction, Partner, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney “As a first generation Cuban-American woman, I deeply identify with children...

Advice from a Genius

Reflecting on all that is going on in the world at the moment -- severe weather from climate change, a pandemic forcing quarantine, widespread...

Mexican Buñuelos and Hot Spicy Cocoa Recipe

When the weather starts to shift from warm summer nights to cool fall evenings, among the most traditional cozy treats you can make are...

Tito Puente Jr – His Father Spanish and More- Part 3 [Video]

Tina Trevino, Latin Biz Today partner, director community relations moderates part 3 of the Latin Biz Today Virtual Lounge with guest Tito Puente Jr....

Listen Before You Ask

"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there." I’ve always loved that line from Rumi’s poem, “A Great...

‘Nuestra Historia’ – Exploring the Latino Contribution to American History [Video]

Danny Vargas and Estuardo Rodriguez speak to the future of a new National Museum of the American Latino. Editor's note: Mr Vargas is board Chair President...

Cuban-American Latina Champions Women’s Empowerment

Meet Mary Muniz-Pellicer a Hispanic Woman of Distinction, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade, Inc. “Today, Latino/Hispanic women mostly have integrated...

Tito Puente Jr Reminisces About His Father’s Venues- Part 2 [Video]

Tina Trevino, partner, director community relations leads a Latin Biz Today Virtual Lounge with guest Tito Puente Jr. Tito and the attendees chat about...

Use Your Soft Skills to Communicate Effectively

Although in some parts of the United States, businesses are starting to open again, COVID-19 is still a threat, and life hasn’t returned to...

A Tito Puente Jr. Tribute to His Father’s Legacy [Video]

Tito opens the family music vault for a new album. In part one of this Latin Biz Today Virtual Lounge series Tito crystallizes his father's...

Colombian-American Latina Insurance Exec Fund Raiser Cyclist

Meet Luz Stella Rios, 2020 Hispanic Woman of Distinction , Ed.D, Managing Director, National Life Group   "Today’s Hispanic women no longer see themselves as “problem...

How Do You Measure Success In Business and In Your Life?

Personal and small business success is also about values.   Editor's note: This is part two of a two part series. Part one is entitled  5 Steps for...

Cuban American Helps Homeless Families Get Back on Track

Meet Jennifer M. Raymond, 2020 Hispanic Woman of Distinction and Executive Director, Family Promise of South Palm Beach County “When Hispanic women unite all things...

10 Examples of Conscious Leadership for the 22nd Century

Creating an Archetype for High Frequency Corporate Leadership   Archetype concepts are intriguing to me and I believe them to be extremely powerful in creating new...

Develop Your Soft Skills As a Pathway to Success

In the 1970s, Harvard PhD and New York Times science writer Daniel Goleman coined the term “emotional intelligence” (EI or EQ) to describe the...

Award-winning Public Relations Strategist Aiding Small Businesses

Meet Janie Flores, Hispanic Women of Distinction,  President, Buena Vida Media “The positive contributions Hispanic women have made to the growth of this country and...

The Business of Compassion

The words business and compassion are rarely found in the same sentence within the business world. The use of these two words in the...

Everyday People, Meet Graciela Valdes Professional Photographer

Name:  Graciela Valdes, CPP Title: Owner, Certified Professional Photographer Company: Graciela Valdes Fine Art Photography Location:  Fort Lauderdale, FL Let me tell you, there’s NOTHING like being a...

Gerry Cooney Former Heavyweight Boxer On Overcoming Hurdles [Video]

His biggest winning battle was over alcoholism. Once dubbed, “The Great White Hope,” Gerry Cooney has become an inspirational figure after his boxing career and...

Are You Ready? How To Attract Women

A definitive list if your company is ready to attract and hire more women for key positions No. This is not an article on how to...

Bill Curcio- Trainer Extraordinaire and Good Guy [Video]

After 6 Ironman races Bill has been through it all. Latin Biz Today's Dave Torromeo chats with Bill Curcio about what he's learned as an...

Dealing with Triggers in a Stressful World

Just last week I wrote about how distractions are the number one cause of unhappiness, according to an article by a veteran happiness researcher....

Want to Be More Successful? Take a Vacation

A clearer mind, a rested body, and a more positive attitude translates to more productivity and, yes, success. The concept of vacation, as we know...

Cut Down on Stress and Be More Productive

As I mentioned in my last article, happy people are 31% more productive, have 37% higher sales and are 300% more creative than their...

Oscar Hernandez-Part 3 On the Impact Latin Jazz Music [Video]

Latin Biz Today's Miriam Goderich chats with Oscar Hernandez about the quality of music and feedback from Latinx audiences. This final third of three episodes...

An Accomplished Latina, College Chief of Staff and VP Communications

Meet Isabel M. Gonzalez, a 2020 Hispanic Woman of Distinction, Chief of Staff and Vice President of Communications and Community Relations, Broward College   “Hispanic women are a...

The Pursuit of Happiness

The pursuit of happiness is so fundamental to the American psyche that it is mentioned in the Declaration of Independence, one of three inalienable...

If You Want To Be More Productive, Get More Sleep!

One of the hardest parts of working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic is figuring out how to keep productivity high. I did a...

Clients and Friends

In the movie When Harry Met Sally, Harry asserts that men and women can’t be friends because “the sex part always gets in the...

Florida’s First Brazilian Bank Manager for Major National Bank and Community Leader

Meet Monica Ribeiro a 2020 Hispanic Woman of Distinction  and Vice President – Business Relationship Manager, BankUnited   “The role of the Hispanic/Latina woman today is to...

Questions That Matter

The other day, I drove home from the supermarket so deeply lost in thought that I don’t remember the trip. Has this ever happened...

Latina Cuban-American Animal Activist and Marketing Professional Gives Back

Meet Jennifer Diliz, 2020 Hispanic Woman of Distinction  CEO/Founder, Midnite Communications   “Not only are we responsible for paving the future for other Hispanics, we need to...

The Power of Transformation

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”  -- Confucius Every Sunday night at 9 pm EDT I host A Climb...

Oscar Hernandez-Part 2 The Genesis of the Spanish Harlem Orchestra [Video]

How did the Spanish Harlem Orchestra come together? What was the genesis? In part 2 , Latin Biz Today's Miriam Goderich chats with 4X Grammy...

A System That Works

As a 10-year-old in the 1970s, my husband built television sets from used parts. He taught himself how to do this by taking apart...

A Proven Latina Leader, Entrepreneur and HR Executive

Meet Rita Barreto Craig, the 2020 Hispanic Woman of Distinction, Pioneer,  CSP, President, Top Tier Leadership “Hispanic women have an opportunity to integrate the traditional gender roles...

Resilience, Ingenuity and Adaptability, Part III

I remember, as a first grader, my hand shooting in the air in response to a question posed by my teacher, Miss Bonk (yes,...

The Music Man [Video]

Oscar Hernandez has the blustery charm of a native Nuyorican.  Even on an occasionally glitchy Zoom call, his energy, passion, and emphatic personality come...

The Soul of Your Business

“Every company has a soul. Every company has a distinct set of values that colors its priorities and behaviors. Companies believe in different things to different degrees, including innovation, value, quality, freedom, choice, price, and so on.” – Ken Segall

Resilience, Ingenuity and Adaptability, Part II

Developing new patterns of thought and behavior to drive new habits will require resilience, ingenuity and adaptability. Resilient people are aware of their emotional...

NYC Based Mixed Media Artist Brian Schepel on Life After the Pandemic [Video]

The country is slowly starting to open up after having been on an almost 3 month pause due to the pandemic. It's going to...

Resilience, Ingenuity and Adaptability – Part I

We have a habit of thinking that the challenges we face today are more complex than those faced by our ancestors. This is normal...

Gratitude- 5 Steps To A Sincere “Thank You”

Gratitude can improve your business—and add much, much more to your life.   The simple act of saying "Thank you" typically conveys a sense of gratitude....

15 Ways to BE a Smart Communicator in a Pandemic World

When most of us first heard about the coronavirus back in December of 2019, we really did not expect it to hit the U.S....

What We Can Learn from Ben Franklin and His Ingenious Society

I inherited my fascination with the word "ingenious” from Benjamin Franklin, whose ingenuity is on display in his many achievements, from the legendary kite...

Get Some Soup Cans and Sweat It Out! [Video]

When a local neighborhood group approached ACE certified personal trainer, Matthew McCurdy about creating a weekly work-out routine to help those who were sheltering...