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David looked at the envelope with trepidation.  It had his name on the outside with a ‘Mr.’ in front of the David Landry.   The name and address had been hand-written, and the paper texture and colour screamed elegance.  Wondering who … Continue reading

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Week 16…(at last) Unauthentic You

So, I started down the road of re-entering the workforce and I have discovered that I am considered ‘an older worker’.  Yikes!  Although, I am 52 years old, I have never considered myself ‘old’.  I mean, really, I do all … Continue reading

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Week 15 – Open Up

  Have you ever encountered those people who want to get a point across and they are insisting that you just accept their point, and when they see that you don’t accept their point, they get louder, they talk over … Continue reading

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Week 14 – Practice What you Preach

  Say what you mean, but don’t say it meanly.  This has been my mantra for years. But if someone is being a dick, is it ok to be a dick myself when I tell them to behave?  Or does … Continue reading

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Week 13: What is Success?

  What is success anyhow?  Is success having a big house, a fancy sports car, a well-paying prestigious job, being the leader, being famous? I don’t think so.     Tony Robbins says it’s a focus on something that brings … Continue reading

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Week 12: Flaws Out

Click on the video link to view a summary of this week’s post on YouTube. ‘To err is human, to forgive divine!’ is a quote from An Essay on Criticism by Alexander Pope.  How apropos. I have always been an … Continue reading

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Week 11 – WRONG

  Ouch!  It hurts to be told we are wrong.  ‘You totally flubbed that one!’  ‘What were you thinking?’  ‘Sorry, you fail.’ Life can reach up and grab you where you hurt (yes there!).  Most of us just turn away … Continue reading

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Week 10 – One Foot In Front Of the Other…Motivation

Check out my video of this week’s post on Youtube, by clicking on the icon. I have been off work for almost a year now.  The TV and the internet have been my best friends.  I have read sooooo many … Continue reading

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Week 9 – Women Leaders: Observations and Perspectives

Click on the Youtube icons to view a video summary of this post!     I had a really difficult time writing this week’s post, because there is not just one type of woman leader, and I really wanted to … Continue reading

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Week 8 – Do What You Have to Do to Make Money Doing What You Love

You can watch a summary of this blog on: I quit my job to follow my dream.  Many people have told me that I need to get a job and suck it up so I can make some money; nobody … Continue reading

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