What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

When I was in middle school and high school, I was constantly asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” My responses ranged from psychologist, lawyer and news anchor to police officer or paramedic. When’s the last time you were asked this question? Personally, it’s been decades. It’s as if at 49, I’m past the “age” of career exploration. Nonsense.

So, instead, I’m going to pose this question: “If not now, when?”

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Spring Clean Your Marketing Strategy

We’re now 4 months into 2020 and a new day has arrived at our doorstep. Time to reevaluate and examine your marketing strategy because what worked in the olden days – 60 days ago, may not work today.

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Doodling My Way to Loving Mind Maps

Regardless of where I am, be it in a meeting, on the phone, or on a Zoom call, I can assure you I’m listening but odds are I’m also randomly drawing funky shapes, patterns or abstract sketches on my paper.

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Five words to write out of your vocabulary

Guadalupe Hirt, 47, Co-Founder & CCO of SecondAct|Women. |

Do you remember being in elementary school and chanting this little ditty when another kid launched a snotty comment at you or one of your friends? “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”

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Finding New Purpose After Major Loss

Lisa Alecci, Insider Member, Almost 62 | Writing this article is difficult for me. I am a private person, but in the midst of today’s shock, fear, and uncertainty, it’s time to tell my story. I’m hopeful it will offer some sort of light while we fight through our fears, whatever they may be.

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