Author to share "Success with Less Stress" at WBOA breakfast

Date: 10/18/2010

HOLYOKE -- The Women Business Owners Alliance of the Pioneer Valley (WBOA) will host its monthly breakfast networking meeting on Oct. 21 from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m at The Holiday Inn at Ingleside. This month s guest speaker will be author Joy Baldridge, the founder and president of Baldridge Seminars International, who coaches managers and executives in the areas of management, leadership, sales, communication and priority management.

Baldridge s first speaking engagement was at the White House, at the age of 19. She got there by cold calling the president. Since then, Baldridge, author of "The Fast-Forward MBA in Selling," published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has conducted over 1,500 customized keynote and training sessions for 200-plus corporations, publications, associations and universities, including: 3M, Time/Warner, Time, Inc, Energizer, National Geographic, GQ, Vanity Fair, Oprah, Newsweek, Architectural Digest, Rolling Stone, UBS, Citigroup and Yale University.

On Oct. 21, Baldridge will share a highly entertaining and informative presentation on the following topic: "Success With Less Stress: How to Have Fun, Make Money and Enjoy Your Work and Life." To attend this event, please pay $15 in advance or $18 at the door. Please register at our page or purchase tickets by going to or calling 827-4182.
Joy Baldridge will speak at the Women Business Owners Alliance of the Pioneer Valley's monthly breakfast.

About the WBOA: The Women Business Owners Alliance of Pioneer Valley (WBOA) is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting current and aspiring women business owners and professionals in developing and growing their companies. This organization provides monthly programs, networking opportunities, educational and charity-focused events, and inspiration and support for women all over the Pioneer Valley. For more information, please contact Janine Fondon at 221-7931 or visit jfondon@