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About penina4niceinitiative

Penina Rybak MA/CCC-SLP, TSHH, CEO of Socially Speaking LLC, is the author of "The NICE Reboot: A Guide to Becoming a Better Female Entrepreneur". She is an Autism specialist and educational technology consultant turned social entrepreneur. She is also a pediatric speech therapist and the creator of the Socially Speaking™ Program & iPad App. Her second book, "Autism Intervention in the iEra" was published in 2015. Since 2010, Penina has been a national/international speaker about social communication development, balancing humanity and technology, and best practices re: mobile and social technology. Connect with her on LinkedIn to learn more. You can also find her on Twitter: @PopGoesPenina, Facebook: Socially Speaking LLC, Google+ at The NICE Initiative for Female Entrepreneurship, and Pinterest and YouTube as well.

May “The Fourth” Be with You!

This post appears simultaneously on LinkedIn……. “You have your moments. Not many of them, but you do have them.” “Hope is not lost today. It is found.” — Princess Leia, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back “Truly wonderful the mind … Continue reading

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Spring- A Time to Reboot & Read!

“What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction.” — Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay “The moment you doubt your ability to fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” — … Continue reading

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At the Crossroads of Social Good

“I believe in the power of the voice of women.” — Malala Yousafzai   “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” — William James   Walking the Walk: I’ve been away from the blogosphere for a … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Christopher Columbus

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” — Amelia Earhart “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” — Christopher Columbus Three years ago this week, … Continue reading

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Turning Our Perceptions of Failure Inside Out

We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.” — Whoopi Goldberg “Success is not final and failure is not fatal; it is the courage … Continue reading

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The Depreciation of the Value of Creativity

“The creative adult is the child who survives.” — Ursula Le Guin “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” — Albert Einstein The human psyche is such that “feeding the beast” is not always a good thing, except when it comes to … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers Day 2015!

A little Star Wars humor to enhance your day 🙂 Here’s hoping y’all get a great and meaningful gift that keeps giving! Check out Penina Rybak’s Amazon page and learn more……

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