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Before We Get Too Busy

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In just a few hours, it will be Thanksgiving Day. There are only 32 days until Christmas and 38 days until we close the book on 2016. From now until the end of the year, …

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Why I Wore Designer Shoes To My D&C

June 6, 2011 – 5:58 pm | No Comment |
Why I Wore Designer Shoes To My D&C

First of all, let me say thank you to everyone who has sent me a message through this blog, Twitter, Facebook, email or phone over the past few days.  Hubs and I have truly been …

The Miscarriage Club

June 4, 2011 – 5:59 pm | One Comment |
The Miscarriage Club

*Hey everyone: This post is a bit of a deviation from my normal posts, but it’s what’s going on in my life right now, and I think it’s an important message for me to share.*
I …

Why It’s More Than Ok To Be a Bossypants

April 11, 2011 – 9:48 pm | No Comment |
Why It’s More Than Ok To Be a Bossypants

There were few times during my childhood that my mother neglected to make dinner.  Almost every night, she dutifully put a protein, vegetable and starch on our plates no later than 6 p.m.. The only …

Oscar Awkwardness

February 28, 2011 – 6:04 pm | No Comment |
Oscar Awkwardness

As a public speaking instructor, I love it when pop culture gives me a teachable moment.  So, thank you Anne Hathaway, James Franco and the 83rd Annual Academy Awards show for presenting ME with a …

Things They Won’t Teach You In College

September 1, 2010 – 6:06 pm | No Comment |
Things They Won’t Teach You In College

I’m three classes in to my first semester of teaching at a small community college on the Central Coast of California.  My students’ first official homework assignment was due last class period.  One-fourth of them …

Hopping On The Ban Wagon

August 20, 2010 – 6:09 pm | No Comment |
Hopping On The Ban Wagon

I read an article in the New York Times this week about a couple in Oregon who sold almost all of their worldly possessions in an effort to live a more minimalistic lifestyle.  They went from a …

Planning For Action

July 7, 2010 – 6:13 pm | No Comment |
Planning For Action

I’ve been blogging for almost a year now.  What started out as a Blogspot blog and a way to more fully express my thoughts, found its way to WordPress and became a brand and (potential) business.  August …

Clothes Do Make The (Wo)Man

June 16, 2010 – 6:15 pm | No Comment |
Clothes Do Make The (Wo)Man

Just got home from a networking event for creative and marketing types. By and large, I don’t find networking events in my area to be all that productive for my personal business (people are generally …

The Listening Network

June 14, 2010 – 6:17 pm | No Comment |
The Listening Network

Have I confessed my love of business and self-help books to you? If not, consider this my official declaration.  The latest book in my reading queue is Get Noticed…Get Referrals by Jill Lublin.
In the book, Lublin asserts …

The Business of Will

June 11, 2010 – 6:18 pm | No Comment |
The Business of Will

This weekend, I will celebrate my first wedding anniversary.  Last night, Hubs and I listened to a sermon on marriage and discussed our first year of life together.  Something that the pastor said struck me …