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My assistant texted me this interesting story she saw on Facebook. A school teacher would start every year with a box of band-aids. She would then call up a child and have them pretend they have gotten hurt. The child...
A good friend of mine is moving. She has had her house on the market for a bit. They’ve lowered the price…twice. Part of the reason it was not selling, in her opinion, is that they had not spent time...
A few years ago, my husband and I were invited to a holiday party by a couple that we did not know well. But heck, it was a party so we went. This couple seemed to have it all together....
I started my career as a computer programmer which might be why I’m a sucker for a formula.  I think I have figured out a formula for having a career and life you love and a technique to keep you...
have a plant in my family room that is a most unusual shape. The pot is about 4 feet away from the top of the plant. Because the plant can’t help itself. It must move towards the spot that allows...
I am taking a certification course online through Cornell University. In the first section of this course we are talking about employee engagement and what that means and does not mean. The instructor gave a very funny example that I...
I’m currently helping lead a fairly significant volunteer project.  It is 90% successful and 10% challenging. Most would consider this 100% successful but not me. The problem is that I have found myself focusing on the 10% that is not...
I recently made a decision that some might consider a bad parenting move. The actual decision is between my daughter and myself and not necessary to the story but suffice it to say I did not suggest she explore the...