About Mary Anne Shew
Mary Anne Shew is a business coach and consultant who helps businesses make money through their people and their use of the Internet.
Improving the effectiveness of either, or preferably both, significantly improves customer loyalty, business efficiency, and the bottom line.
Mary Anne explores the intersection of people, business and the Internet in her Habit of Thought blog.
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth into action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes destiny.
Mary Anne Shew's value to her clients includes:
BioPrior to starting her business in 2000, Mary Anne worked for Kodak, GE, and Xerox as well as smaller companies and a nonprofit.
Mary Annes formal education includes a BA in Mathematics and a Masters in Business Administration. She is a Certified Attribute Index Analyst, Certified DISC Index Analyst, and Certified VALUES Index Analyst.
In 2009 Mary Anne graduated from the Resources Associates Coaching Academy. She will complete the requirements to attain Certified Business Coach(TM) certification by summer 2010.
She is affiliated with an international network of senior-level business development and performance improvement professionals. This affiliation provides Mary Anne with scalable resources to work with businesses of virtually any size across the United States.
Continuous LearningMary Anne is a permanent student of life and business. She attends conferences 4-5 times a year to continually update her knowledge, skills and contacts in the Internet and business coaching industries.
Understanding that one of the best ways to learn something is to teach it, she has developed and delivered dozens of speeches, seminars and workshops on a wide range of business topics.
She also reads 30-40 business books and 20-30 non-business books a year and follows the blogs of leading thinkers. She has started several book discussion groups, currently managing three and participating as a civilian in another. She writes book reviews on her Reading Since Birth blog.
Community LeadershipMary Anne has served in various roles for business and community organizations such as Rochester (NY) Chapter of NAWBO, Western NY Chapter of PDMA, and Writers and Books. She was twice president of the Rochester (NY) Professional Consultants Network. She is an avid networker who loves to connect people and share information. She never leaves home without her business cards!
Awards and Recognition
FlexibilityThrough ShewTech Associates, Mary Anne Shew also delivers high quality, effective web sites that rank well in the search engines and treat human visitors very well.
CreativityMary Anne enjoys connecting with and exploring a wide range of people, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge. She chronicles her explorations in her ShewView blog.
In her spare time, Mary Anne can be found either at her sewing machine creating quilt masterpieces or messing about with fabric at one of the greater Rochester area’s many lovely quilt shops.
DisclosuresI sometimes use Amazon Affiliate links to point to books I've reviewed. If so, I will note that near the link.
CopyrightsUnless otherwise noted, all photos appearing on my blogs are either (1) my own; (2) were purchased directly from the photographer; (3) were purchased from a stock photography service; or (4) are from a site such as Flickr and are used in accordance with the corresponding license.
All content on my blogs is licensed under Creative Commons.
Class of 2009
Nov 2009 Business of the Month, Penfield (NY) Business Alliance
Oct 2008 Business of the Month, Webster (NY) Chamber of Commerce
2001 & 2004 ATHENA Award Nominee
On Board of Directors of the Rochester (NY) Small Business Council
and Webster (NY) Chamber of Commerce
Past President, Greater Rochester (NY) Chapter NAWBO
Past President, RPCN
BA, Mathematics UR
MBA, Info Systems MU
Mary Anne Shew's BlogsReading Since Birth
Why I Started the ReadingSinceBirth.com Blog
Habit of Thought
Why I Started the HabitofThough.com Blog
The Shew View
Why I Started the ShewView.com Blog