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Carving a Purposeful Career in Uncertain Times

So many facets of our lives have been impacted in this ever-changing world in which we live. Commodities are being purchased online more now than ever before. Technology continues to dominate the way we meet with new possibilities from Zoom, Teams and other platforms. The hospitality industry like hotels, restaurants, … Read More

Looking Out for #1

We have all heard the quote “If it is to be, it is up to me” Attributed to several authors, no one is actually sure of its origin. For this purpose, the meaning is adapted from William H. Johnson (1901-1970), African-American painter. There is no evidence that he was the … Read More

August Musings

Waning days of summer remind me of a time to reflect on purposeful things I want to do for me this season. My mind goes to all things yellow like corn on the cob, butter, squash, daffodils, buzzing bees and so many other yellow things. As Ezra Pound says, “The … Read More

Tom Karl and R1 Learning

R1 Learning founder and president is Tom Karl, a business executive who started R1, a small education company, as the result of his personal experiences in addiction and recovery. The idea for the R1 Learning System and its Discovery Cards came to Tom when he noted, following a relapse, a … Read More

WOWIE ZOWIE, WOWZITUDE!!

An opportunity For Virtual Travel from Home What does a travel professional with 40 years of experience do when the pandemic has bought travel to an abrupt stop?  Susan Black, a travel expert, has created a solution. Susan is an accomplished entrepreneur who provides senior management, eCommerce, customer experiences and … Read More

The Joy of Baking Biscotti

Meet Kathleen Bellicchi, who started a family-owned and-operated business with Eric, her husband, a computer scientist. They continued enjoying their shared hobby of baking together when Eric was diagnosed with Alzheimers disease in 2007. After Eric died in 2012 Kathleen continued baking. Building a successful home food business can help … Read More

Who Needs a Gym When You Have a Chair?

Vivo is a breakthrough, interactive, online, strength-training fitness program designed for adults 55 and older to get stronger and healthier. Taught in small group classes on Zoom with a certified trainer, the focus is on building strength through stretching, balance, cognitive and resistance exercises. There is plenty of individual attention. … Read More

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