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TailGate Party anyone? A creative job that’s fun.

Football is finally over!  At times it seemed like the football season would never end and yet it now it seems like the season went by at a record pace. Whenever I attend a game, my wife and I always plan on getting to the game a couple of hours early and tail gate with friends.

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Are you an “Inner Artist” prospect?

In the The Wall Street Journal, October 25, 2010 I read an article entitled “Finding Your Inner Artist”.  The article was about three individuals who found new and renewed passions after they left the workplace. 

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Laid Off At 50?

The December Issue of the AARP Bulletin contains an article about individuals who were laid off from their jobs after the age of 50.   Some were 60 and older.  It tells the story about how the individuals started their own enterprises and found satisfaction in them. The article also reported that 15 percent of workers […]

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Business Plans and Road Maps

Although we use a GPS now more than we do roadmaps, I was looking at an old map recently and got to thinking about its similarity to a business plan. Main thouroughfares or interstates are your basic idea. Intersections or exit ramps are options you must decide to take -sometimes it is even necessary to reverse course […]

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Looking For A Job? Don’t Look Where You Don’t Want To Go!

In 1991 I was downsized when the company I worked for decided to move to another state 2,000 miles across the country. Out  of work and worried about how I was going to pay my bills, I did what most of you, who have been laid off, are doing. I started looking for a job.  […]

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