Monthly Archives: August 2015

The school of life…

“I learned everything I needed to know from John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16.”   ~Keith Urban I love Keith Urban’s new song.  The lyrics are a litany of influences and events of an era all too familiar to the … Continue reading

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Leading with analytics…

Numbers are everywhere! No longer just multiplication tables, measures, price information and other common daily uses. Today numbers surround us with a constant barrage of information. Every aspect of our life is ‘data driven.’ ~ Loyalty cards add all of … Continue reading

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Retirement thoughts….

On March 21, 1999, the New York Times published an article written by Mary-Lou Weisman, “The History of Retirement, From Early Man to A.A.R.P.” It’s a fascinating exploration of how we arrived where ‘senior citizens’ are today. The following is … Continue reading

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The New Economy of Changing Careers…

“Gone is the era of the lifetime career, let alone the life-long job and the economic security that came with it…” This is an excerpt from a recent article by John Gapper in the Financial Times. On the surface, it … Continue reading

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Bridges (burnt and otherwise)…

I was watching a cartoon with my youngest grandson the other day, and the story line had three adventurous young characters venturing out on a hike. They came to a small stream (a trickle really) of water and were challenged … Continue reading

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