Passion v. Arrogance: a Dana & Goliath Story of Wine, Women and Wrong!Passion v. Arrogance Arrogance
See also Boastfulness, Conceit, Egotism.
Artfulness (See CUNNING.)
traditional symbol of arrogance. [Gem Symbolism: Jobes, 81]
Arachne : A Dana & Goliath Story of Wine, Women and Wrong!
Margaret E. J Broderick
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In a groundbreaking partnership Angee Walberry and Margaret Broderick collaborated to launch a business venture called Gaia Wines, Inc. This was the first solely women owned American winery win·er·y
n. pl. win·er·ies
An establishment at which wine is made.
Noun 1. winery - distillery where wine is made
wine maker . Gaia Wines won them the "Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist" award. Gaia Wines also achieved six years of consistent double digit Noun 1. double digit - a two-digit integer; from 10 to 99
integer, whole number - any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero; "an integer is a number that is not a fraction" annual growth-- no small accomplishment in the volitale and highly competitive field of wines. In "Passion v. Arrogance: A Dana & Goliath Story of Wine, Women and Wrong!", Margaret Broderick vividly recounts the compelling story of this small Midwestern winery under female ownership, competing in what was traditional considered a "man's world". With their impressive start and remarkable international growth, the women were eventual to face the difficult business decision to close down their enterprise. "Passion v. Arrogance" details the results these women faced from the business world, as well as revealing the excitement, the commitment, the dedication, the hard work, and the dream that they (like all aspiring as·pire
intr.v. as·pired, as·pir·ing, as·pires
1. To have a great ambition or ultimate goal; desire strongly: aspired to stardom.
2. entrepreneurs) must possess when they start a commercial venture. "Passion v. Arrogance" also chronicles the inevitable changes in relationships, fluctuating fluc·tu·ate
v. fluc·tu·at·ed, fluc·tu·at·ing, fluc·tu·ates
1. To vary irregularly. See Synonyms at swing.
2. To rise and fall in or as if in waves; undulate.
v. economic times, and just how government involvement with a financial institution's operation in a private venture caused a cascading of ultimately disastrous actions leading to the demise of a once promising and successful entreprenurial venture. Of special note is Margaret Broderick's candid can·did
1. Free from prejudice; impartial.
2. Characterized by openness and sincerity of expression; unreservedly straightforward: In private, I gave them my candid opinion. discussion of the mistakes, the struggles, and an ultimate belief in the leadership and management that allowed her and her partner to continue a final two year struggle against the rising odds against them. Highly recommended for Women's Studies women's studies
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
An academic curriculum focusing on the roles and contributions of women in fields such as literature, history, and the social sciences. and Business Studies supplemental reading lists, "Passion v. Arrogance" is informed and informative, thoughtful and thought-provoking, and from first page to last, a truly great read.