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Paula’s Victory

To be a college Valedictorian is an honour and great accomplishment for anyone, but for Paula, it is a fairy-tale ending to a difficult school-age life. Paula has found her niche. Her professionalism has impressed people up to the Canadian … Continue reading

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Inspired By Disney

My oldest daughter first showed me that dreams come true. At age six, she wanted to go to Disney World. I told her the only way that would happen is if she went on her own when she got older—but … Continue reading

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Everything Is Your Fault

“So often time it happens, we all live our life in chains, and we never even know we have the key.” – The Eagles, “Already Gone” These days, we hear all around us that we are the sole architects of … Continue reading

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What Really Lies Behind Choice?

Apparently, everything we do or don’t do is our choice. Who has heard, “If it’s important enough to you, you will find a way,” “If you really want to do it, then you’ll do it,” or “You always have a … Continue reading

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The Rubric: Worth Its Weight In Gold, But Only If…

A rubric is one of those wonderful tools a teacher hands out that defines what an assignment needs in order to receive a particular grade. This is a handy thing for a student to know up front. Often it comes … Continue reading

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How Parenting Creates “Kick-Ass” Business Women

Women who have raised children become high-output, multi-tasking machines with leadership skills. When these attributes are applied to management positions or their own businesses, they translate into purpose, organization, and results. Let’s break down what it is these women do … Continue reading

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Think Outside the City: Tips to Make Working Remotely Go Smoothly

Technology connects entrepreneur and service provider With modern technology, you the entrepreneur are no longer confined to the physical limits of your own city or town in order to do business. Virtual options such as e-mail open you to a … Continue reading

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When There’s No Time Or Energy For Change

There’s something you should do, a change you need to make. “But I just don’t have the time,” you say. To which people respond with this helpful advice: Make time. If you want it badly enough, you’ll find the time. … Continue reading

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New Year of Hope, 2012: We Are the Phoenixes That Have Risen

Out with the old The Chinese Year of the Rabbit (began on Feb. 3, 2011, which means it’s not quite over) failed many of us. It brought anything but the promised reprieve, respite, and restoration. It wasn’t just a year … Continue reading

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Return On Investment: I’m Talking People

How do you define investment? The dictionary defines the verb to invest as “to put (money) to use, by purchase or expenditure, in something offering potential profitable returns, as interest, income, or appreciation in value.” What about investing in people? … Continue reading

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