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Stacey Radin

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Leadership Lesson from a Puppy Matchmaker

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2011 | 11:33 AM

To the intellectual crowd, "puppy matchmaker" sounds utterly ridiculous. I would have thought so too a year ago, before my new role emerged. From the surface it looks like the Bravo show, "The Millionaire Matchmaker." It was not I who coined myself this term, but the hundreds of people I...

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Tribute to a Fellow Dreamer

(0) Comments | Posted January 19, 2011 | 9:13 AM

The ultimate measure of a man (woman) is not where he (she) stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he (she) stands at times of challenge and controversy. -- Martin Luther King Jr., Strength to Love, 1963

History continues to repeat itself. I read this quote and it...

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Why Doesn't Barbie Play With Polly Pocket?

(7) Comments | Posted January 13, 2011 | 11:06 AM

Yesterday, while discussing our society's continued attachment to gender stereotypes with a colleague, we started to discuss the play of young children. My colleague was talking about her grandson's "people" who consisted of action figures of all kinds and how he mixed and matched them to get the right team....

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Is Our Country Going to the Dogs?

(23) Comments | Posted February 5, 2010 | 12:44 PM

Literally and figuratively, has our country gone to the dogs? In a time of such upheaval that is still going on in our economy and dealing with the aftermath of Haiti, it may seem meaningless to examine what is taking place in the treatment of animals. But is it? The...

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From Girls to Women: Struggling with the Dilemma of Naughty or Nice

(2) Comments | Posted December 11, 2009 | 10:20 AM

Girls and women are repeatedly told that they have so many opportunities that did not exist decades ago. Girls can now engage in competitive sports and are encouraged to dream big. They can run their own companies, aspire to be CEO of public held companies and run for public office....

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Reinventing the Publishing Industry

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2009 | 11:40 AM

For the past year, I have gotten an insider's perspective of the mysterious world of the publishing industry. Never did I imagine when setting upon the journey of writing a book that there are so many labyrinths to navigate. After conducting two years of solid research, interviewing over 150 women...

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What Did We Learn From the Recession? Maybe Nothing

(14) Comments | Posted October 28, 2009 | 6:26 PM

What Have We Really Learned From the Recession? Nothing!

I really thought this time in our history, a national disaster would create impact. In fact, I was writing about how the recession will be an opportune time to rethink the way we do things, connect with passion, create sustainable change...

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Striving for Purpose and Meaning

(0) Comments | Posted September 27, 2009 | 7:18 PM

In the past year, as a leadership consultant, I have been facilitating clients to think about meaning and purpose; their passion and the legacy they want to leave in the world. Much of this was sparked by the recession, being laid off or faced with the fear of being without...

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On the Career Couch: Career Calamity Recovery

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2009 | 3:10 PM

There is no doubt that termination is one of the most stressful events in life. It is an event that creates a profound sense of loss that extends well beyond financial stability and security. Accompanying job loss, there is loss of self esteem, the absence of a community of colleagues,...

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On the Career Couch: Pink Slip Prevention - Become an Entrepreneur on the Job

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2009 | 11:00 AM

By Karen Rosenthal and Stacey Radin

Our nation is in the midst of a 360 degree overhaul. Businesses are forced to adapt to constantly moving pieces and will need to stay on the front line to respond to changing demands immediately. So do you! You need to strengthen...

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Career Couch: Pink Slip Prevention

(2) Comments | Posted May 10, 2009 | 5:40 PM

By Stacey Radin and Karen Rosenthal

News flash: Don't wait until it's broken to fix it. Keep it well oiled, in pristine working condition to prevent being dumped. We're talking about your job -- the most precious commodity, next to your family.

The internal marketplace for retention is as intense...

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Power of Parenting

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2009 | 3:27 PM

Too many times I have been out socially with women and have heard "I am only a stay at home mom" in response to the question "What do you do?" I am baffled at the frequency of the response and often ask, "What do you mean by only?" The responses...

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Doorman Disturbia

(8) Comments | Posted April 15, 2009 | 11:52 AM

Jerry Seinfeld was one of the few to comment on the phenomenon of "the doorman." Through the lens of humor, he illustrated the darker side of the door man who overtly presents a kind, compliant, willing to please demeanor.

But as Jerry cleverly demonstrated the presentation is only the façade-scratch...

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