What I’ve Learned in 55 Years

I was planning to finish off with the single most important thing I have learned in 55 years, but life has a way of running away with me. Between meeting with an after-school program that

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I was planning to finish off with the single most important thing I have learned in 55 years, but life has a way of running away with me. Between meeting with an after-school program that

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Hard Lessons: 2. Not all friends are created equal

Not sure what the average number of people to have bailed out of jail is, nor the average number of countries from which people have called you for said bail money, but I’m pretty certain

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Not sure what the average number of people to have bailed out of jail is, nor the average number of countries from which people have called you for said bail money, but I’m pretty certain

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Hard Lessons: 1. Don’t mistake colleagues for friends

Contrary to appearances, I’m a fairly private person. You might not think so from some of what I write on this blog, but I challenge anyone to read through here and find personal details like

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Contrary to appearances, I’m a fairly private person. You might not think so from some of what I write on this blog, but I challenge anyone to read through here and find personal details like

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No one cares how you feel. Move on.

Despite what you might think from reading this blog, there is an awful lot about my feelings that I keep to myself, which leads me to #51 of 55 things I have learned in (almost)

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Despite what you might think from reading this blog, there is an awful lot about my feelings that I keep to myself, which leads me to #51 of 55 things I have learned in (almost)

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Industrial Engineering Applies to Life

My long and occasionally-storied career began as an industrial engineer, where I had drilled into my brain one of my most useful life lessons. Here is the secret to mastering your life, reducing your stress

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My long and occasionally-storied career began as an industrial engineer, where I had drilled into my brain one of my most useful life lessons. Here is the secret to mastering your life, reducing your stress

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Reading Week and being in the top 40 over 40

Last month, I was super-stoked to be listed in Forbes as one of the 40 women to watch over 40. As I’ve written on here several times, I call bullshit on the belief that start-ups

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Last month, I was super-stoked to be listed in Forbes as one of the 40 women to watch over 40. As I’ve written on here several times, I call bullshit on the belief that start-ups

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It’s Mr. Right, Not Mr. Perfect

Because it’s not tomorrow until I go to bed and get up again,  as far as I’m concerned this is still technically the weekend so I am going to dispense Mama AnnMaria’s advice on personal

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Because it’s not tomorrow until I go to bed and get up again,  as far as I’m concerned this is still technically the weekend so I am going to dispense Mama AnnMaria’s advice on personal

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Chill. Relax. Seriously, chill. #46 of 55 things I have learned

There have been days, especially when I started my first two businesses, when I was seriously stressed. What if I could not make the payroll? What about cash flow when the business was growing and

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There have been days, especially when I started my first two businesses, when I was seriously stressed. What if I could not make the payroll? What about cash flow when the business was growing and

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Measurement Makes You Better

Want to know the secret to getting better at almost anything? Measure it. Rambling story that only appears to be irrelevant …. For many years,  I was on one committee or another that awarded funds

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Want to know the secret to getting better at almost anything? Measure it. Rambling story that only appears to be irrelevant …. For many years,  I was on one committee or another that awarded funds

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How to succeed at everything

It all comes down to one word: Perseverance. Yesterday was the first time I got to read my dossier for the 40 women to watch over 40. In it was a quote from someone who

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It all comes down to one word: Perseverance. Yesterday was the first time I got to read my dossier for the 40 women to watch over 40. In it was a quote from someone who

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