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Retain – Don’t Resign

According to Harvard Business Review writer, Ian Cook, there has been a global tidal wave of over 67 million resignations in the US, across US industries, which has continued from 2020 into 2022. Those who tend to resign are experienced, mid-level professionals, with training, up-to-date skill sets or younger workers … Read More

Healthy Humor Heals

Meet Karen McCarty, Co-founder and Artistic Director of Healthy Humor, a comedy group of doctor- clowns who cheer up sick children in hospitals around the country.  Karen grew up in the circus, and as a child she suffered cancer, which later informed her career choice of reaching out to sick … Read More

Building a Workplace that Hums

THE CHANGING WORKPLACE The workplace has altered in the past two years as never experienced in the recent decades. Applying for a job is more impersonal than ever before. For example, applications now follow an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and even many job interviews are conducted remotely using Zoom technology, … Read More

Working Remotely – Is It For You?

In the latter half of 2021, 45% of full-time employees continued to work from home while 20% worked at home part-time (Gallup 2022).   Two thirds (67%) of employees who held white-collar jobs worked at home exclusively. Remote working continues to grow allowing workers to live their purposeful lifestyle involving home, … 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

Senior, Tech Savvy, and OATS

Older adults often confront a generational divide between digital native millennials and digital ignorant seniors. Many older adults are seeking new ways to communicate with technology, social media, Zoom, ordering online, remote education and connecting with young people. Too often technology has passed many by yet communication is quickly becoming … Read More

Aging in America

“There is a beautiful story to be told for the life we are here to experience and the journey we choose for ourselves.” These words, written by Lauren Watts, describe the path of two young entrepreneurs who came together to form Dovetail Companies, a Boston based firm devoted to easing … Read More

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