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To move forward, work backward

Have you ever heard someone say, "let's do a work back"? I met with a techie recently who was talking about how he approaches creating a great website. He said, "My preferred strategy is to...
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A Reminder: Don’t Ignore Your Life Plan

I generally dislike forwarded messages, especially the ones that tell me to forward them immediately to ten people or else I'll probably go to Hell. If I dislike them, my husband despises them. So I...
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NFL Players: Life planning after football

It's Super Bowl week here in Detroit and StartupNation is heading to a special NFL players sanctioned event this afternoon. The Sloan brothers are giving a presentation to current and former NFL players and other...
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Park Moms, Inc.

We label people. Even ourselves. But it's a good idea to remember your waitress may also be a biochemical engineer; Your mailperson may be a former radio personality (I know one!). One of the things...
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Finding the ”where” of success

In Rich Karlgaard's book, Life 2.0, he focuses on how people have transformed their lives by moving to a new city, town, tract of land. In reading the book, it reinforced our belief that it's...
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Welcome to the Sandwich Generation

I think I can safely mark in my calendar that yesterday I became an official member of the Sandwich Generation. My son started kindergarten and while he was there, my sister called from the hospital...
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Your family are your most important people

I have an exterminator who comes to my house to take care of pests. In the winter he plows snow. Paul has owned his pest extermination/snow removal business for 25 years. Every time he comes...
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Preparing for the worst

Sometimes reality smacks you pretty hard in the face. As I prepared for vacation, I got smacked but good. There was a tragic car accident and my nephew was killed instantly. In a daze, I...