The Season to Connect - Notepad

‘Tis the season to connect!

With the holiday season comes the holiday parties – but probably not this year. It is still a time of joy, celebration, reflection and gratitude. So how can you keep

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every day

What you should ask yourself every day

Ask yourself every day what you’re grateful for. What better time than Thanksgiving to reflect? This tradition of giving thanks is one that I believe should be a part of

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THIS made me think… and smile

It has been a tough 2020. I don’t need to list the reasons why – you all are experiencing this challenging time. No matter where you are from, it’s important

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Once a hero, ALWAYS a hero.

It was December 6th, 2011 when I had my first meeting at NBC. Fourteen months later, my book to help veterans reintegrate into the civilian workplace, Heroes Get Hired, hit

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How to stop COVID from reversing gender equality

Social inequality is at the forefront of the conversation. There are many ways that inequality has existed in the past and continues to exist today. So many groups seek fairness

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The Power of Words

When I was a kid I loved the saying “Sticks and stones may break my ones but words will never hurt me.” I thought it was a great retort to

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Drew a blank? Here’s what you do!

Lately I feel like my memory is shot. I have always been teased about my crazy memory which is nearly photographic for numbers (and only numbers).  When challenged once I

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Guess what I did with Bryan Cranston!

The other day I got a request to connect on LinkedIn, and, as I always do, I sent a note back asking how they found me. Ankit replied “I’d undergone one

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Three tips for when you get frustrated

I seem to be stuck on a theme. Not surprisingly, it’s likability. We are all likable. And at the same time, you can’t make anybody like you – let alone everybody. Fear

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