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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...

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...

8 Signs of Employee Depression

Understanding your employee's symptoms of depression is vital to your business productivity and their health   The holidays are a complicated time of year for any...

Videoconferencing: An Ingenious Way To Network

A current theme bears repeating: After social distancing, we will emerge into a world where the rules of the game have changed. Thriving in...

Florida International University Honors College

Florida International University FIU Honors College Within Florida International University resides a gem that is the FIU Honors College. The program is currently home to 2,750...

Everyday People, Make the World Go Round – Meet Lisa Carrington Firmin

I mentor and coach many active duty veterans and now those in the private sector.   Name: Lisa Carrington Firmin Title: Associate Vice President, Veteran and Military...

Master of the Obvious? Why, Yes!

MOO stands for Master Of The Obvious.   My husband John is an accomplished engineer with several patents to his name. From the first days of...

The Importance of Growing Your Networking [Video]

Johanna Godinez on networking with people in other industries outside of your expertise is valuable. Related articles: Rixys Alfonso-The Importance Virtual Networking The Five Nuances of...

Ingenious Hacks for a Sharper Mind

Nine things I do daily or weekly to keep myself sharp and engaged.   My time in quarantine is starting to feel like Groundhog Day, each...

Meet the Chief Soul Officer – Susie Levan

Meet the Chief Soul Officer - Susie Levan   Company: Bee Hive Publishing/Susie Levan & Associates Major City Where You Live/Work: Fort Lauderdale Please, share your personal and...

A Cinco de Mayo Retrospective

Articles and videos covering Cinco de Mayo history, celebrations, family traditions, crafts and food.   The history behind the Cinco de Mayo holiday and celebration. Cinco de Mayo and...

Rixys Alfonso-The Importance Virtual Networking [Video]

Maintaining our personal and business connections are vital as we navigate these uncertain times. Founder & CEO of Cause Mo Marketing, Rixys Alfonso shares her...

Everyday People, Make the World Go Round – Meet Karen A. Fishman

Everyday People, Make the World Go Round - Meet Karen A. Fishman   Name: Karen Freiman-Fishman Title: Brand Rep with Zyia Active and 2 Star Golden Circle...

American Nurse Offers Front-liners A Clothing Distancing Solution

American entrepreneurs are rising to the Coronavirus challenge. Micro-breweries are switching their processes to produce hand sanitizers. Numerous small businesses are responding to the need...

What Professional Recruiters Can Do For You

What Professional Recruiters Can Do For You I speak from experience when I say that there is nothing more important to a company than its...

Drive By Social Distance Photographer- Ivy Dash [Video]

Social distancing at its most creative for photographer Ivy Dash Photography!! As a person with a compromised immune system, Dash has come up with a...

Working From Home Ideal Office vs. Real Office [Video]

Entrepreneur Haley Pereira is Keeping It Real Haley Sparks Pereira shares what her real life "work from home" office situation looks like today vs. what...

Businesses the Make a Difference – Meet Tony Argiz, Chairman and CEO of MBAF

Businesses that Make A Difference       Featured Company: MBAF Executive:  Tony Argiz, Chairman and CEO Business Address: 1450 Brickell Avenue 18th Floor, Miami, FL 33131 Website: mbafcpa.com   Tell us about...

Confused About Health Coverage? Join the Club.

Confused About Health Coverage? Join the Club. Let’s face it, when it comes to health insurance, even the smartest, most educated entrepreneurs struggle to keep...

Everyday People, Make the World Go Round – Meet Angeles Valenciano, CEO, National Diversity Council

Everyday People, Make the World Go Round - Meet Angeles Valenciano   Name: Angeles Valenciano Title: Chief Executive Officer Company: The National Diversity Council Major City Where You Work:...

Let’s Alter Our Perspective to View This Time As a Gift [Video 1]

 In a part one Johanna Godinez looks at the big picture- Goal Setting Things are weird right now...really weird!! Johanna Godinez founder of Life and Style...

Everyday People, Make the World Go Round – Rixys Alfonso

Everyday People, Make the World Go Round - Rixys Alfonso Name: Rixys Alfonso Title: CEO and Chief Visibility Specialist Company: CauseMo Marketing, LLC. Major City Where You...