Change or Die: My Job Hunt

Aug 9, 2012 by

I’m an optimist. That should explain why, around my 66th birthday, I decided to look for a full-time job.  It wasn’t that my...

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Top 5 Advices for Marketing Ne...

Jun 11, 2012 by

A cousin who calls me Obi Wan (I know, I know) and is about to join the marketing world asked me this:  “What are your top 5 advices...

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Anybody Who Pays?

Feb 1, 2012 by

I was having a lovely lunch with some business colleagues when the talk veered to someone’s new business. Me:  “So, who’s your target...

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That Gratitude List: Item #1 i...

Dec 26, 2011 by

Here it is the holiday season. And no one over-40 gets through it without work, the emotional kind, I mean.  Ministers, spiritual...

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Plan B: Turning this-isn’t-wor...

Nov 28, 2011 by

Who hasn’t surrendered to the reality that the original strategy, tactic, and/or educational investment wasn’t panning out? ...

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Finding Your Path in the Busin...

Nov 10, 2011 by

“I see you exploring,” my friend said about my business ventures.  “You’re doing a good job.” That was nice to hear.  Sometimes, I...

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Gloria at 77

Aug 29, 2011 by

At age 77, Gloria Steinem is having a renaissance in the media.  Of course, thanks to Steinem, we single women didn’t have it rougher...

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Patty Azzarello’s New Bo...

Apr 12, 2011 by

True confession. Although I regularly read business books – everything from building a personal brand to using social media to...

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Ask The Girlfriends

Apr 7, 2011 by

This post is the first in an All The Single Girlfriends series: Ask The Girlfriends. We thought the collective life...

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“You” As A Digital...

Mar 23, 2011 by

Recently I was re organizing my home office. Er .. ok, I was moving piles of papers to make my desk seem less cluttered. I came...

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Passion vs The Economy

Mar 7, 2011 by

Fifteen years ago when I left an 18-year career in corporate travel management to become a professional visual artist, I had made a...

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Starting Over, Over and Over

Feb 11, 2011 by

The shock for me – and now for more and more of us – was that I was older, yet I had to start over again.  In 2003, my communications...

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