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In my recent Oprah Magazine, Martha Beck is working with a woman around addiction. Martha mentions something she heard from an addiction specialist she knows who likens addiction to having a nail in your foot that, rather than removing, you...
I have a thing for TO-DO lists. I love checking things off them. I like accomplishing things and I am pretty good at getting things done. When I do not get them done that day, for whatever reason, I move...
The head of HR called me to let me know they were not moving forward with my candidate for their open position. I was floored. Up to this point both the client and I had high hopes for the woman...
I was at a holiday party this past week and learned of an organization that helps coal miners retool themselves as computer programmers! This organization takes coal miners who are out of work or want out of THAT work, puts...
‘Tis the season of gift giving. In that spirit we put together a list of ideas for that special woman in tech in your life. Give them a membership or make a donation on their behalf to an organization that...
I love dictionary.com. They send me a Word of the Day and I am often surprised at how appropriate the word they send is to whatever I am involved in at that moment. Like this week-I had just hung up...
“Mom, TI is not a word.” “Yes it is.” “Uh, no it isn’t!!” “TI as in DO, RE, MI, FA, SO, LA, TI, DO from Sound of Music. The words of the notes of music. Each of those are considered...
Over Thanksgiving the family got out an oldie-but-a-goodie game called Would You Rather? If you have never played the game it basically asks you to choose between two things that are sometimes hard to choose between and often so unappealing...