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An Unusual Thanksgiving

Some of my family members are scattered this year: one to New Jersey and two to Kansas and that's not counting the multitude outside of my immediate family who, for the first time in a long time, are out in Washington, Colorado, California, and other parts of Arizona. Show More Summary

Saying "No" Benevolently When A Colleague Asks You To Give At The Office

Peter Post explains how to prepare for the inevitible requests for contributions made by colleagues at the office, how to decide who to give to, and how to say "no" politely.

Are You Taking Stock

For those of you in the United States, Happy Thanksgiving! Each of us has our own individual way of expressing thanks. You’ve seen Facebook activities where one  person tags a friend and they list what they’re grateful for. Or possibly gratitude journals, whether they’re paper or an app. Show More Summary

6 Startups That Want to Convince You to Eat Bugs

If these entrepreneurs succeed, you'll have crickets in your protein bars and ants in your cocktails.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Be thankful - Eat - Visit - Nap - Take a walk - Watch a game - Be thankful

Quotes of the Day

No more turkey, but I'd like another serving of that bread he ate. - Anonymous My favorite word is 'pumpkin.' You are a pumpkin. Or you are not. I am. - Harrison Salisbury

3 Tips For Staying Positive During A Holiday Job Search

Don't let a frustrating job search ruin the holidays for you this year. Here are my three tips for staying positive during your holiday job search. The post 3 Tips For Staying Positive During A Holiday Job Search appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

1,000 Thank You’s a Day

I was on my way to the grocery store and my favorite song was on the radio. As I was backing out of the driveway, it ended. I had a rough day. My normally calm demeanor snapped. I freaked out. I hit my steering wheel, yelled stuff IShow More Summary


I organized my paperwork and have been reading on the sofa in the living room while the dog sleeps on a rug. An owl can be heard in the distance; probably the huge one I've seen during late night walks. I just finished Out of Africa which I enjoyed, partly because it was so different from the film. Show More Summary

Getting the Distinguished Alumnus award from XLRI

This month I was humbled and honored when my alma mater XLRI said they wanted to give me an award for being a Distinguished Alumnus - Young Achiever.At first I thought someone was playing a joke on me. But after some digging around I found that the email was legit. Show More Summary

New Words

Covered at Here & Now: The American Heritage Dictionaries add some new words. An excerpt from the story: On updating the pronunciation of ‘harass’ “Harass, as you mentioned, is interesting in that in 1987, the panel was split as to whether...Show More Summary

They Got My Attention

Anderson Layman's Blog reminds us of the importance of a persuasive sales offer.


Take a few seconds and read this post at David Kanigan's blog.

Polish Model Dies of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

A 23-year-old model identified as Klaudia Wysocka was found dead in her tub in the bathroom of her apartment. The native of Goldap, Poland was in school for microbiology. Authorities believe she died due to poisoning from carbon monoxide. Tragically, … More » The post Polish Model Dies of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning appeared first on EveryJoe.

True Loyalty

Do you have anyone in your life who (occasionally or frequently) loves to vent their frustrations in your direction? Are you often the provider of a sympathetic ear or a shoulder to cry on? At times these can be valuable roles to play. Show More Summary

Learn or Die

Our ability (and willingness) to learn impacts our personal and business growth, operational excellence, and our capacity to innovate. More than ever, it truly is learn or die. Learning is impacted by our “reflexive ways of thinking,...Show More Summary

Talking Turkey

From 2007: The Pioneer Woman shows how to roast a Thanksgiving turkey. She promises that it's easy.

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