Monthly Archives: June 2016

Batten down the hatches, amygdala!

Batten down the hatches, amygdala! by Joe Torres Music is one of my greatest allies in the war against lack of creativity. I have plenty of ideas, most of which are terrible, but music helps me really focus on creating. … Continue reading

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The First Female Detective in the Union: Kate Warne

The First Female Detective in the Unions: Kate Warne C.K. Thomas Answering an ad for a detective in 1856, Kate Warne walked into the Chicago offices of Allan Pinkerton. He assumed she wanted a clerical job, but she soon convinced … Continue reading

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Making Things Happen vs. Letting Things Happen

Making Things Happen vs. Letting Things Happen  by Joe Carroccio Since our initial book signing in March 2016, a great deal has happened. There is a philosophy of “just letting things happen” and then there is the other point of view … Continue reading

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My Platform Has a Hole In It

My Platform Has a Hole In It by Mary Ellen Stepanich, Ph.D. I have a bad habit. I print out and read every item I find online about the subject of book writing, selling, or marketing. Every marketing item I … Continue reading

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Mixing Red Noses and Business Body Language Redux

Mixing Red Noses and Business Body Language Redux – Results from Red Nose Day 2016 Smiles! Laughter! Community! Fun! Business! by Barbara Chatzkel Last month, I described my preparations for the annual Red Nose Day held by Walgreens. I ventured … Continue reading

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FRUIT: For Your Health and Happiness

FRUIT: For Your Health and Happiness by Marilou McIntyre We all think eating fruit means just buying fruit, cutting it up, and popping it into our mouths. But there’s more to it than that. It’s important to know how and … Continue reading

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Summertime and the Living Is…Busy!

Summertime and the Living Is…Busy! by Sarah Krueger Every autumn, someone invariably asks me, “How was your summer?” to which I invariably reply, “Busy!” Every one of our sweltering summer days is filled with swimming, errands, cleaning, driving, cooking, and … Continue reading

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