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How to become more employable – part 1: the résumé

You may not have noticed, but the economy isn’t all that great right now. Due to this, I spend a good bit of time talking to people about increasing their “employability”. I thought it might be helpful to share a few ideas on my little blog.

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My Thoughts From Day 1 of the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit

I’m up dark and early-ready for day 2 of the WCAGLS. I wanted to get some of my thoughts written down so that, when I’m reading my own blog for egotistical purposes later, I’ll remember (and hopefully be continually motivated) to be challenged by the content of the summit.

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What my kids taught me about our nation’s financial problem

I have 6 kids. Sometimes, they work together to completely destroy our play room. It looks kind of like a tornado ran through the land of imagination, doesn’t it?

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7 quick tips to get over your fear of public speaking

According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” – Jerry Seinfeld

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The true cost of an extra trip to the store


While this turned out to be a bit more difficult challenge than I originally anticipated, I have an answer (actually, a lot of answers). You may recall that I rather enjoy the art of spreadsheet makin’; so, you can probably guess where this is going.

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Spring Cleaning Your Virtual World – 10 Tips

Admittedly, I’m not really one of those “Spring cleaning” kind of people. I’m more of a Spring-shove-a-bunch-of-stuff-in-a-closet type of person. However, this year I decided that my e-world was getting chaotic…chaotic to the point of collapsing in upon itself like a dying star. So, I decided to institute an annual “E-Spring cleaning” day in order to stave off a literal collapse of my virtual world. These 10 things created so much peace in my life that I-lacking a less nerdy outlet-decided to share them on my little blog. Do this stuff. You will be more peaceful. Or not. But probably.

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You’re pregnant. That’ll cost you. Here are 8 tips to prepare financially.

I was recently asked for some thoughts on “how to prepare for a baby financially”. I thought some of you internet people might be able to use this information; so, I turned my thoughts into a blog post. Here you go:

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