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Younger Next Year [book review]

July 27, 2014 - Hugh Culver

Yes, you can be younger next year – here’s how. The New York Times best-seller, Younger Next Year by retired lawyer Chris Crowley and Dr. Henry Lodge is a good read for anyone, at any age. But, don’t expect a high-brow treatise on gerontology. Younger Next Year was…

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Is your confidence steady on or wobbly at times?

July 26, 2014 - Jacquie Nagy

Do you wake up every morning feeling steady and confident? Like a ship at sea, sails trimmed, straight on course? And no matter what comes at you do you stay feeling super confident all day? Or do you wake up … Continue reading →…

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To motivate employees, have a career discussion

July 24, 2014 - Merge Gupta-Sunderji

I am repeatedly asked for ideas on how to motivate employees; specifically, things that don’t cost a lot of money.  Well guess what?  Employees are motivated by conversations – genuine meaningful dialogues with their supervisors and managers – and the only cost assoc…

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Pause Gem #31 – Should You Unitask Or Multitask?

July 23, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Reflection & Action: A business man races through the Denver airport towing his roller board suitcase with one hand – briefcase and coat balanced precariously on top. His ‘free’ hand, held near one ear, grips boarding card and cell phone. Deep in phone…

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Try the Borscht.

August 1, 2014 - Stephanie Staples

Case one – I had my first bowl of borscht soup this week and it was good.  My whole life I refused to taste Borsch  solely on the basis that I thought I wouldn’t like it. I have no idea why I thought that – I just did, but I was wrong, it tasted great. Case t…

Pause Gem #32 – You Can Laugh It Off To Lighten Up

July 30, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Reflection & Action: I chose a poor day to renew my driver’s license. That day, problems with the phone lines made credit and debit card transactions impossible. Customers dug for checks, scrounged for spare change, or dashed down the block to the cash machine. The cas…

Your Fifth Pauseworks Postcard Pick Of The Week

July 30, 2014 - Patricia Katz

Here it is! The fifth of nine chances in the 2014 ‘Summer Sketchbook Special’ to own a piece of original art at a sizzling price of just $49 (plus applicable taxes and $10 for shipping). Backroads Of Vermont is number five in the series of Pauseworks Postcards.
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