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Nature or Nurture?

I often wonder how much of who I have become is due to nature or nurture. My mother started out as a teacher and later became an art therapist. I started out as a teacher and am now working as … Continue reading

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A Strong Work Ethic: Does It Still Exist?

What is your work ethic? Is it me, or are people just not getting what it means to have one? As an employer of a business with nearly 50 employees I find that my older or more “mature” employees have … Continue reading

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First Impressions Count: College Admissions and Job Interviews

Look at someone you don’t know. Now quickly look away. Who was the person that you looked at? What assumptions did you come to after a brief glance? Did you notice what they were wearing: the color or style of … Continue reading

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When I grow up I want to be a Pan Am Stewardess…

As I watched the new television show Pan Am the other night, I couldn’t help but wonder if it was easier back then for women. Career choices were limited to primarily nursing, teaching or working as a stewardess. Girls grew … Continue reading

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The College Search and the High School Athlete

High school athletes who are considering continuing their athletic career in college need to do some careful research and planning when choosing a college. While high school athletics are demanding and competitive, college athletics requires even more dedication and commitment. … Continue reading

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From fashion to kitchens…you never know where the next step may take you

I just got off the phone with daughter #2 smiling from ear to ear with pride. Why? Because she just successfully sold her third design for the kitchen company she works for. It may not seem like much, but not … Continue reading

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Parents of High School Seniors: An important tip for making the college search process cost effective

Are you the parent of a high school senior? If so, this information could save you lots of money on your child’s college education. The truth is that every year in high schools all over the country, students have preconceived … Continue reading

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