The power of female friendship can change the world.

What are you doing to connect with other women? Do you network with other women business owners or with women in the same or similar line of work? Have you considered joining a woman’s organization that would add meaning to your life—and to the lives of others? Here’s the message: Don’t isolate yourself. Reach out in a real and meaningful way, and not only will you be blessed, but you will touch the hearts of others. Begin by doing your homework. This will help you find the organizations and relationships that best suit your needs.

Debba Haupert, founder of, knows firsthand that the power of female friendship can change the world. She lives it daily through her business, an online community for women based on female friendship. The site, which is designed to inspire women through semi-weekly podcast interviews with amazing women, also features shopping, reviews, blogs and more. Debba points out that men and children look to women for tending, as do other women. That said, if we take care of women, we take care of everyone. And that in turn makes the world a better place.

Check out Debba’s full profile on the RYI site, and start connecting and sharing with other women today!

A Lesson from

I’ll admit it. I’m a big fan of and I’m married and the mom of four. The reason I’m a fan is the marketing genius and lessons we all can learn from the site and its approach. Launched in 2000, the site is the #1 trusted relationship destination on the website, and has kept that position even in the face of a lot of competition. Why? Check out my eBrandMarketing post.

The first podcast!

Ok, it might not be as exciting to you as it is to me, but I just finished my first podcast about the book. I was interviewed by my friend Keith Ferrazzi, the best-selling author of Never Eat Alone (recommended in my book). Keith's message fits perfectly with the message of Real You Incorporated: 8 Essentials for Women Entrepreneurs.

You need to make sure the real you is in your business: your passions, your gifts, your unique point of view. It's how you build relationships. It's your competitive advantage. Click and listen to us talk about the essence of the book. Let me know what you think!