Goals, Plans, Hopes

Observations on Women in Business gained from conferences, books, interviews and more #Startups #Entertainment #Tech #women #mydayinLA

By Joy A. Kennelly After wrapping up work for a national professional women's organization where I spoke to hundreds of women in all industries, in all levels of their profession, in all areas around the country on a daily basis;... Read more →


#JoysTravelAdventures videos, events, MVP & updates for your reading pleasure #travel #tours

By Joy A. Kennelly Joy's Travel Adventures Launch Recently launched a Meetup site for Joy's Travel Adventures to gauge interest and within a few days had over 50 members. We continue to grow and it's been fun meeting the women... Read more →


Modern Day Princess Rite of Passage Course Helps Teen Girls Discover their Purpose, Value & Strength - read on

MODERN DAY PRINCESS RITE OF PASSAGE COURSE HELPS TEEN GIRLS DISCOVER THEIR PURPOSE, VALUE AND STRENGTH IN A TEN WEEK PROGRAM Designed to Counteract Female Bullying, Teen Pregnancy, Self-Mutilation, Depression & Sex Trafficking, More Than 2,500 girls Have Gone Through... Read more →


Announcing our @SXSWedu Creative Leadership - What it is and Why it Works panel w/@MichaelSB, @RichRedmond and The Joy Writer - VOTE!

By Joy A. Kennelly I've been working behind-the-scenes with two of my favorite music experts, Michael Brandvold of Michael Brandvold Marketing, and Drummer, Rich Redmond of the award-winning Jason Aldean Band, to create an informative, interesting panel for the educational... Read more →


#Social Media Optimization Summits, #Social Media Week, #Start-up Mixer, & #Musicians Institute - Part III Final Wrap-up

By Joy A. Kennelly Now that my life is settling down a bit, I finally have the time to write about my recent experiences at the Social Media Optimization Summits in Dallas, TX, the recent seminars I attended during Social... Read more →


My news, #Shopzilla, #The Joule, and touring Dallas, TX - Part II

By Joy A. Kennelly Quick Update It's been a crazy few weeks. Had to find and buy a car, find and move into a new place, and started teaching Social Media & Fan Management at the Musicians Institute. Whew! All... Read more →


#Women Like Us Afternoon Tea at #Torrance Memorial presented by #South Bay Woman

Getting ready to hear (l-r) Dr. Maryam Bakhtiyari, Margie Aliprandi, and Linda Rendlemen, with Linda Koss of South Bay Woman Magazine benefiting the National Stroke Association. Should be good! (And it was excellent!) Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile Posted via... Read more →


2006 Goal Gals - Here's who we were and what we did. What fun we had...

By Joy A. Kennelly Recently I've had the pleasure of seeing women from my previous Goal Gal groups become successful in new ways which made me sentimental. I haven't lead a similar group since, but always dream of finding more... Read more →


Advent Conspiracy - I'm in, are you? God's love personified.

By Joy A. Kennelly I have been trying to apply the 7 Habits principles and establish a personal mission statement ever since taking Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People course (click the link on his name for my... Read more →


Sad news, but happier times soon. Mark 5/21 on your calendars!

By Joy A. Kennelly For those of you who are interested in the latest news regarding all the cool projects and people I'm working with on a freelance basis, check out my professional blog: www.thejoywriter.typepad.com/thejoywriterpr I haven't written such a... Read more →


Don't miss the TLC Empowerment Group - starts June 3, 2009

TLC Empowerment Group A Positive Network for the Health & Success Conscious Create Your Life… Instead of Having Life Create You Join like-minded people in a transformative group designed to create change in your life by taking positive actions with... Read more →


New Years, My birthday, The Bucket List

By Joy A. Kennelly For whatever reason, people keep Googling "the blond guy from TMZ" and find my blog. How long ago did I write about him and TMZ? I just think it would be hilarious if he either lives... Read more →


Sweeney Todd - Less singing; More killing. Cush Salon and other stuff...:)

By Joy A. Kennelly Okay, remember the sweet little east Indian ticket reservationist who didn't know anything about Hawaii and spent all that time trying to get the spelling right of Kuaia? Guess who I got when I called United... Read more →


Money, Money, Money! I won the pitching contest!

By Joy A. Kennelly As a publicist, when you're pitching the media you have very limited time to get your point across. As a result, you learn to speak quickly, succinctly and cover all your bases in a minute or... Read more →


9 Things You Simply Must Do to Succeed in Love and Life and other thoughts...

By Joy A. Kennelly Sometimes you just need a good friend to tell it like it is and remind you that God is in control, not you. I keep saying I'm turning my life over to His will and His... Read more →


My Letter to the Editor was published in The Easy Reader this week!

FYI, this was originally one of my blogs in July and I decided to submit it to the papers to share my view on what's going on in the South Bay. This was printed this week in the Easy Reader... Read more →


Crown Jewel Club, Shade Hotel, The Party Goddess, Gali Rotstein and Age of Love

By Joy A. Kennelly Where to begin? Spent lunch with the Crown Jewel Club Girls over at Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach as a fund-raiser for this delightful organization. Here's the mission statement from their Web site: "Crown Jewel Club... Read more →