Why More Women Are Drawn to Online Learning Programs

For many women returning to education later in life and enrolling in on-campus classes isn’t an option. With all of the commitments that come with adulthood, such as working full time and looking after a young family, many women – especially moms – give up on their academic dreams due to a simple lack of time....more

What to Do When Your Career Stalls

There comes a point in most people’s lives when the job they've done forever becomes the most tedious activity on the planet. You remember when you once looked forward to going to work and were excited about the prospect of another challenging day. Now, however, you dread Monday mornings and the insufferable feeling of another day in the office....more

Why Straight Lines Are A Myth

The other day I was in conversation with a friend who I highly respect. He was telling me about his frustration in getting a deal done. He was finding it difficult to get the needle to move along the line from point A to point B the way he wanted it to. My response was that there are no straight lines anymore....more

Yes, You Should Do What You Love

There’s a lot of people out there who are skeptical about advice that says “Do what you love” and “Follow your passion.” Many people believe that it is more practical to not follow your dream career and instead follow your brain in making job decisions, rather than your heart.I believe that doing what you love is the key to success in your career. If you don’t love your job, you are not living up to your true potential. In this article, I’ll explain a few reasons why doing what you love is important....more

Is There a Native American Doctor In the House?

First daughter broke through a chunk of the glass ceiling in November—a tribute to her passion and persistence—and an important event tucked in the shadow of national Native American History Month. Cynthia Coleman with her daughters Megan (Wak-O-Apa) Tusler, who completed her PhD recently (2015) at the University of Chicago and Rachel (Wee-Hey) Tusler...more
Another thing: she will be a great role model for those who come after her. Congratulations !more

Retirement? No, Thank You

A couple of weeks ago at work we had a very nice retirement party for one of my coworkers who had been with our agency for 25 years.  She told us how much she was looking forward to spending more time with her grandchildren.  Most of all, however, she was excited about not having to work....more

Supreme Commander of the Universe

Today's prompt asks if, as a child, you wanted to have the same, or a different job than your parents when you grew up....more

Leader of the Free World

This was written in response to today’s NaBloPoMo prompt: What did you think was the coolest job in the world when you were younger? Do you still feel that way now? ...more
NainaParis  Exactly.  From our teenage years on society does try to make us choose just one ...more

Fall - The Perfect Time to Find Your Franchise

For many, the fall marks a time of renewal. The kids go back to school and this tends to lead to a shift in approach to business as well. The long days of summer have come to an end and the holidays are right around the corner. With a renewed bustle of activity, there is a feeling of something ending and beginning at the same time. Fall is the perfect time to reflect, regroup, and make a plan of attack for the end of year and beyond. Perhaps, it’s with this feeling of renewal that it’s time to get the ball rolling to start your new business....more