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What Color Is Your Parachute

Five Self Help Books That Changed My Life

Delia Lloyd | Posted 10.21.2016 | Home
Delia Lloyd

I've never been much for self-help books. As a general rule, I don't read a lot of non-fiction. And for a long time I think I was a bit of a snob w...

Bewildered by Buzzwords

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 01.18.2017 | Home
Elaine Ambrose

After 30 years of professional work I feel empowered to share my version of a creative course that utilizes overexposed buzzwords to motivate the masses.

What Color Is My Parachute? And Does It Match My Shoes?

Tammy Letherer | Posted 06.03.2016 | Home
Tammy Letherer

I made an appointment today to be evaluated by a vocational expert. What fun! At long last I'll find out if my current job as stay-at-home-mom has earned me any street cred, or if, in fact, serving sausage patties 20 years ago at Bob Evans was the apex of my career.

Run Toward Your Next Job, Not Away From Current One

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
The University of Central Florida Forum

Take the time to complete a personal inventory and define what that next ideal opportunity is, and you can start running to your destination.

One Way to Change the World

Maureen Anderson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Home
Maureen Anderson

"You see that guy over there?" I asked one of my daughter's teachers, who's fast becoming a family friend. "The one with the blonde hair?" She did. "H...

China's Worldview: Three Timeless Truths

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Doctoroff

What is Chinese culture? Now and forever, perpetual yet shape-shifting,in modern and ancient guises, the Chinese worldview can be distilled down to ...

Astoria Characters: The By-The-Book Librarian

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Laurel Hicklinis standing in the stacks at the Steinway Library. She takes a deep breath. "There's nothing like the smell of books," she says in delight.