Career & Money

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Are you living an “Intentional Life?”  That’s a phrase I know you have heard more than a couple of times in the last few years, but do you know what it means to “live intentionally?” I think the way Lisa Avellan describes intentional living in her blog, Simple & Soul, is wonderful. “Intentional living is…

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Career & Money

Lifestyle By Intention

How many of us set goals and have lists of projects, action items that have completion dates and interim steps in our journals, whether on our computers or some other electronic device/system?? Most of us are “trained” to set life goals and keep track of how we are progressing, day to day, month to month…

By Marilyn Suey |
Career & Money

Working Women Are Happier

An interesting new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago and the Chicago Federal Reserve, which looks at eighty years of workplace history, reports interesting findings: over time, women have become happier and more satisfied with work, while men have become less happy and less satisfied. Evan Horowitz of the Boston Globe notes…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |
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Career & Money

My New Superpower: Hindsight!

Did you hear, there’s a new superpower lurking around, and they call it Hindsight. I know, it doesn’t sound as sexy as flying or turning invisible, but it could really change things in your life if you use it right. Hindsight is something we are all familiar with, but maybe don’t think about in such…

By Kimberly Sulfridge |
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Career & Money

Is There A Secret To Effective Mentoring?

It seems every company is embarking on a formal mentoring program. Many have met with mixed success. When the program and associated relationships fail to meet their objectives, there are several possible reasons: There is poor chemistry between mentor and protege. Let’s face it, the more the two parties have in common – especially in values…

By Kristin Kaufman |

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Career & Money

If I Knew Then What I Know Now

I remember growing up with the desire to get married and then start a family. I actually WANTED to be a stay at home mom, taking on the role of room mom when my kids (at least 3, maybe 4) became school age. I don’t believe this desire was based on the stereotypical “gender roles”…

By Courtney Cooke |
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Career & Money

Be The Mentor You Wish You Had

Some people think that dreaming big means you think too highly of yourself—that big dreams signal you are arrogant or perhaps directionless. But in truth, having big dreams means you are determined to live on purpose, are nurturing a vision, and are taking steps to make it happen. I encourage you to dream big. Otherwise,…

By Judy Hoberman |
Career & Money

Authenticity: The Courage to be Yourself

Authenticity… the word just rolls off your tongue! But how do we put into practice this beautiful word that means genuineness, originality, rightfulness, legitimacy, and much more? How can we learn to be true to our own personality, spirit and inner character, when society can demand so much of us day-in and day-out? Please allow…

By Marilyn Suey |
Career & Money

Dealing with Impostor Syndrome

Have you ever felt like a fraud or impostor—like you did not belong or deserve a promotion or award? I know I have. Kristin Wong, writing for the New York Times, explains that the impostor syndrome is a term coined by psychologists Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes in 1978 to describe an “internal…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |