The 10 Year Plan

Before I read Kate and David Marshall's My Life Map: A Journal to Help Shape Your Future I would have told you that 10 year plans give me hives. One of the most dreaded questions in a job interview for me was always one about where I saw myself in five years. I still may not be exactly eager to plan out my life in 10 year chunks, but at least I know how that it's possible to do it in a way that doesn't cause me panic....more
I love this book and the authors mapping advice.  Kate and David Marshall give us an inside look ... more

How Roxanne Coady Quit her Job and Created the Bookstore of Her Dreams

"Do your parents own a laundry or a grocery store?" I got that a lot from non-Asian kids, growing up in the Bronx. If I was feeling sensitive about the stereotype I'd retort "I'm Chinese. We own restaurants. Koreans own grocery stores. Don't you know anything?"  Actually, we weren't business-owning Chinese immigrants at all. We were scholarship-seeking Chinese immigrants, hoping for job security, health benefits, and a clear ladder to climb til retirement....more
If you like this story about Roxanne Coady, you will love her Best Books of 2011 list. @JTRBook ... more

Pepsi Apologizes for Amp Energy Drink iPhone App for "Scoring" with Women

PepsiCo apologized today for the AMP UP Before You Score iPhone app after Twitter exploded with #PepsiFail hashtagged tweets. ...more


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