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

On Being Relevant After Retirement

Nancy M. GarberI’d submitted my retirement papers and was attending my last conference when a younger colleague confided, “My biggest fear about retiring someday is no longer being relevant.” He’d made no secret of his envy (his exact words were, “You know I hate you now”). He's since taken a job outside the field of higher education, where we worked together for more than a decade, but his observation sparked questions about my own relevance outside the daily workforce. In fact, it has haunted me for years....more

Women Winning With Franchising

Erin Nichols – Another woman, who is winning with franchising!  Erin is the Franchise Developer for Colorado at Always Best Care Senior Services. Always Best Care provides warm, compassionate and professional care for seniors and others when they need it most. Always Best Care began awarding franchises in 2007, and is now one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States.  ...more

Women Winning With Franchising

Erin Nichols – Another woman, who is winning with franchising!  Erin is the Franchise Developer for Colorado at Always Best Care Senior Services. Always Best Care provides warm, compassionate and professional care for seniors and others when they need it most. Always Best Care began awarding franchises in 2007, and is now one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States.  ...more

5 Times Being a Woman Rocked and Sucked Financially

There is overwhelming evidence supporting the idea that there is gender inequality (namely male privilege) in every aspect of society. Those who have not noticed this are clearly not paying attention, or educated on patriarchal issues. Or feminist issues. Actually, they have not been educated on any issue that has to do with inequality....more
Caitlin Verdi  Those are all excellent points. Thank you very much for sharing!more
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