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3 tips for your first job

My 15 year old daughter starts her first job today. Her first job other than babysitting and working for her dad, that is. This is a job in an office that may involve paper and computers. She doesn’t know exactly … Continue reading

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Some things I learned in 2010

In 2010 I set some goals for myself. Focus on my professional development. In the last several years I’d allowed my career to flatline. There were explanations for this: I had young children and was afraid taking on greater responsibility at … Continue reading

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Just breathe

Last Sunday I crept into church 10 minutes late and settled into the pew behind my family just as announcements were concluding. My hair was still damp because I hadn’t had time to dry it. I’d made a pot of … Continue reading

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Fabulous Friday

Today is a school holiday for my younger daughters, which usually means a little slower pace in the morning.  I got up at 6:30am to make lunches, since my teenager has a regular school day, and then crawled back into … Continue reading

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Fabulous Friday

Not to be over-dramatic, but I realized with horror this week that I haven’t done a Fabulous Friday post in many weeks. How can that be? I really did let the holiday season get the best of me. This week … Continue reading

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How to make a business trip a working mom’s vacation

Business travel isn’t a big part of my job, but as a high tech marketing person I’ve always had occasional trips for things like tradeshows, roadshows, and customer visits. Now that I’m a remote worker, I have to travel more … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

Business trip essentials

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