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Last week, I talked about being on a mission to close the wage gap between men and women through simple tweaks like paying your female server 10% more than you had planned or asking for 10% more than you were...
I have been listening to the BBC on Sirius radio a lot lately. This started because I am a coach for a program called INCubator (more about this program below). Think Shark Tank for high school students. The students are...
I have spent over 20 years and worked with 1000’s of people helping them to navigate the job search and career change process. What I have learned is that in order to have a career that continues to fulfill you...
This Friday kicks off the XXIII Olympic Winter Games. Who is not in awe of the abilities of these athletes and the commitment it takes to compete at this level? Which got me thinking about my nature. I like to...
Laurie’s To-Do List January 22nd, 2017 Put away the holiday decorations Write my Blog Unload Dishwasher Write those thank-you notes Get my car washed Shovel Recruit Go to post office Plus, 101 other things on the never-ending list of things I...
For Christmas, my husband had asked for a new blanket for our bed. Conveniently, my mom called me to say she needed one more gift for my husband and I suggested the blanket. She said that was a great idea...
Once upon a time I was in college. My group of friends did a ton of fun things like Cubs games, concerts, played Frisbee, softball and, no surprise, lots of drinking games.  Ahh…those were the days. But I digress… One...
There is no better time of year to make changes and start anew than in January. I don’t know about you, but I can almost feel a pull from the inside to start making plans for the future. I have...