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Did You Find Everything All Right?

Last weekend the cashier asked this question in a sporting goods store. Many chain stores require their clerks to ask, so I’m sure you’ve been asked it too. What happens when you give a negative answer? Most of the time … Continue reading

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A New Year Lesson From Outer Space

Over the weekend my family visited the Air and Space Museum on the Mall. For some overpowering reason, I wanted to contemplate the universe as we embarked on another year. Acknowledging the vastness of space sometimes helps to put our … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe I Didn’t Know It Was Stress

A few months ago I started to feel sick at work with a headache. Convinced I was catching my son’s cold, I decided to go out for a run anyway. Miraculously, I felt better. On a few other occasions this … Continue reading

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Impassioned Teams Win Success

  My entire work career has been spent in nonprofit organizations. Every one of my workplaces has had women in the majority functioning as team with complete collaboration. Titles never mattered. No one ever tried to take credit for group efforts. … Continue reading

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Same Story, Different Day

At the pool today, I spoke with the husband of a friend. He talked about how it was really getting her down to try and enter the workforce again after being home with the kids. I told him how I … Continue reading

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Are We All in the Same Place?

I just left my friend’s house and it’s very late. As we sat around in the backyard, I realized all three of us women were thinking about what to do next. One had a law degree and left after both … Continue reading

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