Month: August 2013

  • Work-Life Balance? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself…and Answer Honestly!

    Are you tired of working too many long hours? Do you feel occasional pangs of guilt that you “should be” spending more time with your loved ones? Or working out and staying fit? Or engaging in your hobbies and passions? Or keeping up with the stacks of unread books and magazines? Or just going out and […]

  • Top 5 Secret Weapons in Mission-driven Careering

    “You may be right. I may be crazy. But it just may be a lunatic you’re looking for.” ~ Billy Joel   The fall is coming, and that means that my freedom will soon be limited. Soon my husband’s busy work season and his swim season will start simultaneously, leaving me once again to feel […]

  • The One Thing You MUST Give Up To Have A Successful Full or Part-Time Business

      According to a 2012 survey, 51 % of Americans would rather be self-employed and 44%  think it would be possible for them to go into business for themselves within the next five years — a figure that has increased 8 percentage points since 2009. Despite the large number of people who want to be in charge […]

  • Oops, they did it again! Are the job numbers that bad?

    We are actually BACK up to June 2005 employment levels and 162K jobs is a GREAT increase in jobs over the summer months, but a biased “journalist” would have you believe that the economy is getting better about as fast as my daughter’s diaper rash. (You can see from her expression that it’s not getting […]