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Never to late to learn to code

Where are the female equivalents of Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg?   Why do less than 1% of high school girls select computer science as a university major? Academic institutions need to find innovative ways to attract women into our engineering and technology classrooms. Increasing the much-needed presence of women in science,...

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Living Stress Free

We all live in a stressful world. It is imperative that we practice self care on a daily basis. Here are 5 tips on how you can destress right now! On our list of things to do today, “relax” usually doesn’t make the cut. But think about how many times in...

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Why business owners don’t embrace social media

One of the big reasons business owners don't embrace social media is because they don't know which platform will suit their business.  This is something I help my clients figure out at the very beginning.  You have to remember, not all social media is created equal, which means, not every...

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Connection Marketing — A Platform For Millennials

I have personally reached a point in my career at which I can reflect back on some decisions and say, “I’m so glad I did that in my 20s.” And on the flip side of that coin, I’m also thinking, “Why didn’t I think about this sooner?” I've had hundreds of conversations...

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International Women’s Day Feature

[dropcaps type='normal' color='' background_color='' border_color='']T[/dropcaps]oday, on International Women’s Day, we make a stand for the status of women in our societies and celebrate the social, economic, and political achievements of women. We are encouraged to #BeBoldForChange and commit ourselves to creating a more gender inclusive world. It is a great opportunity...

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4 Steps to Developing your compelling introduction

A compelling introduction is used to sway the listener. It’s used when you need to quickly capture attention and move it in your direction. This is when your introduction must be a story. Here’s 4 steps to developing your compelling introduction....

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Introducing the Supportive Stepmom

Hi, I’m Jocelyn. Let me introduce myself. Over the course of the last few years I’ve gone from being married, a new mom, divorced, a single mother, to now a newlywed stepmom. My mind is blown on so many levels! First of all, I NEVER saw myself divorced. It took a...

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3 TOOLS TO NAVIGATE CHANGE AND TRANSITION

In June 2017 I had just moved to the US, gotten married and couldn't legally work in my new country. I was a mess of sadness and depression. My husband didn’t know how to help me, and I was finding it hard to help myself. Making decisions is hard,...

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If Your Life Falls Apart, Will Your Business Survive?

Something hard has happened. Illness, a death in the family, a brutal divorce—and your focus on your business waivers. This is natural, of course; a crisis will need your full attention. But what about your business? Can it survive your crisis?...

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The Happiness Benefit of Mindful Eating

“Your journey to a healthier weight is not a journey that you start and then give up. It is a journey that you are living every day for the rest of your life.”  Thich Nhat Hanh No one in Italy is saying “I’ll gain weight if I just look at the tiramisu.”...

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6 Tips to Eliminate Your Travel Regrets

Some people wish they traveled more. Some people wish they didn’t have to travel at all. Some people wish they could have maximized their trip just a little more. What will it take for you to be purely happy with your trip experience?...

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Inheriting Money Is Complicated

[dropcaps type='normal' color='' background_color='' border_color='']T[/dropcaps]hen we realize that we have inherited money, most of us have the thought, “Wow, I want to make sure that I am responsible with this money but I have no idea what to do!” A good first step is to determine the answer to the following...

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How to Encourage Your Children to Give Back

[dropcaps type='normal' color='' background_color='' border_color='']Y[/dropcaps]ou can instill a sense of gratitude and generosity in even the youngest of children by teaching them the value of giving back. Philanthropy can consist of giving their time or sharing a portion of their allowance for the causes they support. Here are some ideas for...

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Top Questions You Should Ask a Financial Advisor

Sherri contacted us because she was concerned that she was not getting the best financial advice. She was retired and using her nest egg for income; she wanted to make sure that her investments were doing okay because she was always worried about running out of money. Our meeting began...

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Staying On Track with 2017 Resolutions

[dropcaps type='normal' color='' background_color='' border_color='']A[/dropcaps] few years ago I decided to get up early to go to the gym. Let me rephrase – I decided to get up at what I generally consider the middle of the night -  to go to the gym (4:45 am to be exact). Optimistically...

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The Healing Powers of Spices by Chef Joy

Herbs, Spices and Chilies have amazing healing properties for your body and most of us have them in our kitchen. Here are five. Inflammation: Your Body's reaction to illness or injury characterized by swelling, warmth, pain and redness. If you want to relieve inflammation in your body try incorporating cloves in your cooking. Cloves...

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A Vacation Revolution | DreamTrip

Boasting many beautiful parks, history lessons, whimsical art, great food, and walkability, Boston is the perfect place to create family vacation memories. My sons and I just returned from a fun and stress free DreamTrip that we will long remember as a favorite. Getting Around  Despite Boston being a bustling city, it's...

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