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The Journey to What’s Next

By Kristen Edens | July 3, 2018

My work history isn’t that great.  Certainly not the ladder-climbing, glass-ceiling shattering, rags-to-riches story you hear from big names like Oprah and Tony Robbins.  I love those stories and strive to do great things, but I’ve encountered too many obstacles, most of my own making.  That’s not to say my obstacles have been any greater or fewer in number than for those two household names.  Certainly not.  It’s just been far too easy to let myself get stuck between a rock and a hard place–believing that I can live my dreams, but then letting others convince me that I can’t.…

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The Reinvention of Ms. Beverly

By Bev Schuetz | June 20, 2018

The question kept nagging at me, “Bev, what are you going to do with the rest of your life?” I was approaching the tenth year of retirement.  Before me lay a stretch of luncheons, volunteer projects, and card games.  I had retired from a career in marketing with a major health care publisher and had spent my first years consulting and traveling.  Now my business contacts were moving on and I saw a pleasant but not terribly satisfying future ahead of me.  I missed having assignments, to-do lists, and deadlines!  I found myself longing for challenges; I needed the stimulation…