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Animal Rescue by Me and You

Support wildlife, preserve wild spaces and prevent animal cruelty. Join other great minds in following an animal-lovers’ purpose to help eliminate cruelty to all animals.  Here is what a few great minds have said: “Animals are my friends and I don’t eat my friends.” George Bernard Shaw “Only if we … Read More

Miracle Moments

Albert Einstein said “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle, and the other is as though everything is a miracle. I was at a meeting in Providence, RI a while ago and my client asked, “Have you been in touch … Read More

On Being Gutsy

To see your purpose through takes courage.  To have courage takes guts and gumption. A good example of a gutsy woman is Dr. Cynthia Barnett, a professional woman who is African American.  She is a Ph.D. in Education originally from the Caribbean. When she moved to the United States in … Read More

Rejecting Rejection

Most of us have been rejected at some point in our lives, like when we were not chosen for a team, dismissed, refused, overlooked, not accepted, not believed, or not taken seriously. Rejection can lead to feelings of being hurt, inferiority, withdrawal, sadness, rage, revenge, bullying, etc. The National Library … Read More

The Adventure of Entrepreneurship

While on the path toward purpose, many options can take you in unlimited directions plus the potential you see that hasn’t been created yet. Remember hula hoops, pool noodles, Pac-Man, smile faces, pet rocks, Cabbage Patch dolls, and hundreds of other “must haves” that became the latest craze in growing … Read More

Creating a Customized Cover Letter

When conducting a job search, the cover letter is placed on top of the resume much like a tablecloth covers a dining table. Regardless of your background, it introduces you as organized, serious about the job, and well spoken. It establishes connection with the reader. It shows you are interested, … Read More

Aging Purposefully

A reader asked, “What people age with ease, and how do they do it?” Recent books on “positive aging” are filled with information about this increasingly vital and valuable subject. Develop longevity habits early and make them part of everyday living. Habits that people who age successfully are: Simplify; declutter … Read More

A Curiosity Conversation

A reader asked, “How do you find out about a potential job environment if you don’t know anyone who works there?”  One suggestion is to arrange a “curiosity conversation,” which is similar to an informational interview. When you speak with someone who knows about an organization you are interested in, … Read More


There are many reasons why volunteerism is important. Volunteering combines people’s desire to do good, serve a meaningful cause, engage their skills and interests, and offer skills to share with and benefit the community. People of all ages worldwide are contributing millions of hours to improve communities.  According to the … Read More

ADVOCACY: Activism Everyone Can Embrace

Advocacy refers to taking action to support, inform, express a point of view or fight for a cause. Advocacy enthusiasts impact families, communities, states, the country and the world. Those who practice advocacy can ensure that topics are heard and acted upon. Advocates do the following which is just the … Read More

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