In My Shoes Monday with Michele: Creating a Mindset of Empowerment over Enablement

In My Shoes Monday with Michele: Creating a Mindset of Empowerment over Enablement

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the concept of giving, and I’ve shared some eye-opening conversations with people who have dedicated their lives to serving others. In one particular conversation, a minister surprised me by saying that giving should not actually be the goal. When we give to someone, the transaction is temporary.

In My Shoes Monday with Michele: Glowing Together – How Collaboration Creates Individual Results

In My Shoes Monday with Michele: Glowing Together – How Collaboration Creates Individual Results

In his book Big Potential, author Shawn Achor sums up the way we look at competition and success: “Society teaches that it’s better to be the only bright light than be in a forest of bright lights.” So, what does this have to do with us?

How A Mission Drives One of the Fastest Growing Cosmetic Brands in the World

How A Mission Drives One of the Fastest Growing Cosmetic Brands in the World

When it comes to most female empowerment business strategies, two CEOs in the beauty industry are raising an eyebrow.  Michele Mallardi Gay (48) and her niece Madison Mallardi (28) are co-founders and co-CEOs of a direct sales company called LimeLife by Alcone. LimeLife is only five years old and has seen incredible success, boasting over [...]

In My Shoes Monday: 5 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of LimeLife

In My Shoes Monday: 5 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of LimeLife

Celebrating a milestone birthday with a walk down memory lane. 1. The important thing is that women want to make a difference in the world more than anything. They want to authentically make a positive impact on people's lives, and oftentimes that's their family or community or the greater country and even the world. So, [...]