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Ever felt like your life is not heading in the direction you want? Perhaps, somewhere along the way you ‘lost the plot’ and wonder where I am going and why?! Or maybe you have clarity on where and why, yet you are just plain tired or burned out? Maybe you feel ‘out of sync’ and want to establish…

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Creating Peace is a Mindset

This past year has been one that has challenged all of us in new and unprecedented ways. Despite our most diligent intentions, the daily stresses of life are present. As we end 2020, and prepare for 2021, how can we embrace our days, the ‘good and the difficult,’ and create PEACE in our lives? I…

By Kristin Kaufman |
Career & Money

Why Black Women Are So Thrilled about Kamala Harris

Let me be clear—I am a white woman who is thrilled that Kamala Harris was chosen to be the vice presidential running mate to Joe Biden. I noticed the giddiness of black women and men on the days following Harris’s appointment and election. Every black person interviewed on television over subsequent days seemed to be…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |
Career & Money

Taking Stock

During this month of Thanksgiving, I thought it was only fitting to ask the poignant question: For what am I grateful? It is so easy to take many of our gifts and blessings for granted. Thus, I tried to capture a few blessings for which I am grateful. Some are obvious, others are not. I, for one,…

By Kristin Kaufman |
Career & Money

Caregiving Is an Issue for Everyone

When my mother was diagnosed with brain tumors and given four months to live, I did what most of us would do if we could. I, along with my sister, temporarily moved 1,200 miles to take care of her for the remaining months of her life. Fortunately, both my sister and I were self-employed at…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |

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How can we Compound our Contribution?

Over these past pandemic-ridden several months, I have been revisiting many books in my ‘at home’ library. The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy (the founding editor of Success magazine) is one such book. I love it. It’s not necessarily revolutionary. To be honest, much of his content is not new to me; most of it…

By Kristin Kaufman |
Career & Money

Five Ways Women Could Benefit from the Pandemic

It seems likely that some changes in the way we work resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic will be permanent. In a previous post, I summarized research emerging about the differential impact of the pandemic on women who are parents. Family caregiving, previously expected to be kept private and not mentioned at work, has been on…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |
Career & Money

How to ‘Close’ a Good Deal

As many may know, ABC has a real hit on its hands with The Shark Tank! The stars are a ruthless, shrewd collection of diverse, self-made millionaires who judge, qualify, and either select or ‘de-select’ budding entrepreneurs for further investment. If you haven’t watched it, you will either love it or hate it. Regardless, I caught…

By Kristin Kaufman |
Career & Money

What the Coronavirus Lockdown Reveals about Parents Who Work

The coronavirus lockdown has pulled aside the curtain between family life and work life for women and men with children. Claire Cain Miller, writing for the New York Times, notes that parents, especially mothers, are expected by employers to keep family caregiving a private matter, not to be discussed or allowed to interfere with work…

By Dr. Anne Litwin |

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