Author: Liz DiMarco Weinmann

Now, That’s What I Call a REVOLT!

On June 19th, 2009, I turned 57 years old.  The day after that was my graduation from business school – I was awarded my MBA in Finance and Leadership from NYU’s Stern School of Business. On that day, I was…

Be Prepared to Halt Your REVOLT

The first few months of last year were sheer hell as I struggled with dieting (online through Weight Watchers – excellent!), launching a company (The DARE-Force Corporation – challenging!) and trying to exercise at least five days a week (I…

Give Your REVOLT a Jolt!

Create a slogan for your REVOLT. What really helps me achieve my SMART goals – in business, in life and in causes I care about – is a call to action, a slogan, a tagline that I share with people…

In 2010, Resolve to REVOLT

In the face of strong REVOLT, resolutions are mere wimps. In order to stage a successful REVOLT against my weight, I needed to be a strong Ruler – of my time, my resources, my diet, my exercise. If you’ve ever…

To REVOLT, You Need a Lightning Bolt

For a big, brash and believable REVOLT, you need a lightning bolt. To jolt myself to lose 60 pounds last year and keep it off, I decided to literally scare the fat out of my body (that Catholic-school fear thing…

Stage Your REVOLT in Sprints

You say you want a REVOLUTION? Surprise!  Not so fast! You have to start by setting smaller, believable and achievable goals. A lot of us want to change ourselves, our careers or our communities in a year.  But, a REVOLT…

To Get DARE, Get S-M-A-R-T!

As management geeks know, the acronym of SMART means S = Specific, M = Measurable, A = Attainable, R = Realistic, and T = Timely. If I didn’t set a specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely goal–with benchmarks, a deadline…

REVOLTING is Exciting!

Early in my career, the crusty cigar-sucking CEO of the ad agency where I worked used to preach to all of us creative types that “Nothing happens until people get excited.” Believe him! At the beginning of 2009, as I…

DARE Revolt!

If you really need to D A R E something new, different, better, more life-affirming for yourself, your career or another worthwhile goal this year, forget resolutions.  By the time we’ve reached 40, 50 and beyond, we’ve learned that resolutions…

We TREASURE 16 DARE-ing Women Over 40 in 2009

If your primary diet of news and info about women over 40 consists solely of moronic movies and TV shows exploiting us as cobras and cougars, or you’re slurping at sensational Websites slam-dunking us as arm-ornaments for athletes and politicians,…

Women Over 40–TREASURE Your Mother

[TREASURE this, Big Sis!  My brother, Lou DiMarco–younger than me but over 40 and almost as outspoken as I am (hey, DARE-ing men are welcome here!)–posted this reply to my post last week about what to TREASURE this holiday season.…

Why TREASURE Anything This Holiday Season?

It’s almost the eleventh hour of 2009. Seems there’s less to TREASURE than almost any other year in recent memory.  (Unless your memory is lodged firmly back in the 1920s.) Well, cheer up and get DARE-Borne! There are so many…

Top Five List of TREASURES for 2009

‘Tis the season for joys, toys, and noise, for buying and baking, for sending and re-gifting, for gorging and gulping.   Over the next month, the cacophony of commercialism will be all but intolerable.  Whacky widgets, gabbing geckos, syrupy singers,…

What Do We Mean by “DARE”?

In our work at The DARE-Force, we use “DARE” in a special way. It’s an acronym for a system of thought. The DARE system enables self-empowerment for women over 40, providing ideas, insights, and tools that are research-driven, practical, and…

New Video: Meet Our Founder

In this–our first!–video, The DARE-Force Founder and CEO Liz Weinmann introduces herself and our mission. This video is on our Workshops page and our new YouTube channel. Subscribe to our RSS feed or enter your e-mail address to receive announcements…

Go DARE: BRAND Your Own Self!

Over the past few weeks, Maria Shriver–the Kennedy daughter and First Lady of California–has been prominent across more media outlets than Octo-Mom, Kate and Jon, and Balloon Dad–combined. By now, we all know that Shriver is the coauthor–along with TIME…