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Lorene Collier Purcy - Budgeting
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Budgeting is Like Dieting – Lorene Collier Purcy

By Sarah Webb - Jul 21 2017


Budgeting is like dieting, you know you need to, it will make you healthier (and wealthier), but the process is not always fun when starting out.  If the diet is too strict it will fail, if it allows cheat days it will fail and if you are not committed to the end results it will…

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Budgeting
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Budgeting is Like Dieting

By Sarah Webb - Jul 21 2017


Budgeting is like dieting, you know you need to, it will make you healthier (and wealthier), but the process is not always fun when starting out.  If the diet is too strict it will fail, if it allows cheat days it will fail and if you are not committed to the end results it will…

Career & Money

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Winners: Integrity, Goals, and Oneness

By Lisa Harrington - Jul 21 2017


The notion of “the team” has long been used as an analogy for managers to encourage their employees. The list of articles, books, quotes, and philosophies that make comparisons related to sports and management is a long and valuable one. Sports celebrities routinely speak at business events and conference, bringing their expertise in the art…

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Signature Style
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What’s your Signature Style?

By Koula Budler - Jul 20 2017


What’s your signature style?  Meet Tara Hooper, the ultimate authority on  profitable professional and executive presence. You may know her as a certified image consultant, hairstylist and makeup artist. But let’s take a closer look. Continuing to pursue the cutting edge of innovation, she became a graduate of the world-renowned London Image Institute. She’s a…

Home & Family

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Build A Lighthouse to Navigate Troubled Waters

By Cindy Arledge - Jul 20 2017


Lighthouses serve as guide posts at the edge of the ocean. They warn boats of dangerous waters and serve as traffic lights for the sea. Before the construction of modern lighthouses, the idea can be traced as far back as 283 AD when the Egyptians built the tallest lighthouse, at 900 feet, that guided ships…

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Thoughts on Loss and Grief

By Julie Jeter - Jul 20 2017


I will always remember Sunday, July 20, 2003 as one of those days which felt right. Twilight was particularly beautiful that evening, the clouds reflecting the beautiful, brilliant fiery red of the setting sun. I now know why the intensity of the moment will always remain so immediate and powerful, searing my soul, preparing me…

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Dementia Safety
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Keeping my Dementia Loved One Safe

By Sarah Webb - Jul 19 2017


Alzheimer’s disease and dementia gradually diminish a person’s ability to communicate as well as the capacity to manage one’s personal safety.  Some simple examples are loss of judgment when touching a hot stove or ironing board.  Today Susan Farris of the James L. West Alzheimer’s Center talks to us about safety on Plaid Radio. The…

Health & Wellness

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Knowledge is POWER: Why Sleep and Exercise Impact Your Health

By Allison Byrd-Haley - Jul 19 2017


Who is the most powerful that has been at the box office this year? Wonder Woman! I know every woman reading this is a powerful Wonder Woman as well. Remember, knowledge is power when it comes to your health and wellness. We should never stop learning; New insights and studies come out daily. I want…

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Cleaning Business
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Cleaning for a Reason: Connecting Business with Serving Others

By Sarah Webb - Jul 18 2017


Debbie turned her cleaning business and an empire.  She describes herself as a Go Giver even creating a non-profit to clean homes of women with cancer. Debbie Sardone is one of America’s top cleaning business experts, providing training and consulting to cleaning businesses world-wide.  She is the founder of Cleaning For A Reason, the nonprofit…

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How Men Can Help Close the Gender Equity Gap: Examples of Success

By Dr. Anne Litwin - Jul 18 2017


“Sisterhood is not enough; men must be involved in efforts to equalize workplace culture,” writes Peggy Klaus in the New York Times. Klaus goes on to quote Belinda Parmar, head of the tech consultancy Lady Geek, as saying, “gender equity is not a ‘women’s problem,’ it’s a society problem.” I could not agree more, and…

Health & Wellness

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Adrenal Fatigue: Why did my ‘giddy-up’ up and go?

By Silke Schwarzkopf - Jul 17 2017


Why did my “giddy-up” up and go? A trending topic in my life of late is a nagging lack of energy, brain fog, and overall fatigue that simply doesn’t want to go away, no matter what I do! I get plenty of sleep, exercise, eat healthy, cut down my wine intake (Ouch), and nothing seems…

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Dementia Care
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Combating Dementia: Nexus Program at Silverado Memory Care with Hollie

By Sarah Webb - Jul 14 2017


Hollie from Silverado Memory Care shares the details of the Nexus Program.  Silverado Memory Care provides care to dementia and Alzheimer’s patients.  The Nexus Program is designed to provide well balanced care and life choices for residents and includes: Physical Exercise Stress Reduction Cognitive Exercise Specialized Digital Programs Purposeful Social Activities Support Groups For general…

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Combating Dementia: Nexus Program at Silverado Memory Care

By Sarah Webb - Jul 14 2017


  Dementia is a scary disease.  None of us like to think about a loved one, or even ourselves, getting dementia in our later years in life. However, an estimated 47.5 million people worldwide suffer from dementia, so it is a definite reality that many of us will have to face. What is dementia? Dementia…

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Online Banking: Keep Your Info Safe

By Sarah Webb - Jul 14 2017


Banking online is safe so long as you consistent practice a few key things to protect yourself. Maybe you don’t like wasting paper on bank statements or perhaps you like the self-satisfaction of checking your balances daily, whatever the reason, more and more users are opting to bank online in this increasing digitally-connected world.  As…