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So, fast-forward to a few weeks ago. He calls me (not long before the baby is born) and is going on and on about how he doesn’t know how he is...
Today is Sunday. It is 6:49 a.m., and I am gathering the last of my things, and putting them into my truck so that I can get on the road. Actually...
I had a wonderful and motivating talk with my girlfriend about her reasons for signing up for, and running in a 10k. Then, after a day of a complete...
I have been speaking and emailing with quite a few job seekers recently about their luck on their job searches. I keep hearing over and over that...
Everybody knows that we are currently in a recession—even though some are afraid, or just have their heads too deep in the sand to actually say...
I am always receiving interesting emails and phone calls, especially once people see that I am more than a pretty face. Yes, I actually work and blog...
I get a lot of questions and hand out a lot of free advice to my friends, strangers in elevators, people I’ve met at charity events, and just...
I’m sure by now you’ve probably seen the horrible call from Jim Joyce that stole a perfect pitch game from Armando Galarraga of the...
One of my biggest guilty pleasures in recent years is watching the Today Show, and more specifically, the Kathie Lee and Hoda segment. Well, I...
I often get questions from colleagues and friends on various career dilemmas. Today was no different. I received a call from a friend who is in the...
In one of those rare moments when I actually get a few moments to myself, I happened upon a story on the news about public storage units being...
I reviewed and revised my umpteenth resume this morning. A friend of mine who is looking to advance in her profession and move onto to a new and...
An associate of mine (and also my faithful, although sickeningly optimistic SPHR study partner) emailed me today and asked me if I could review and...
“You’re so white.” It’s amazing how one sentence, three simple words that on their own mean next to nothing, can be so...
Ten minutes before midnight … it is time to state our goals for the coming year. Now, I am not one to really believe in New Year’s...

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