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Financial Advice From a Five-Year Old

We are all concerned about the economy and are hopeful that a new president will turn things around, but the truth is that no one knows how things will go. The stock market rises and falls every day. Banking systems are failing around us. And, about the time you try to put on a smile […]

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When You Don’t Know What to Say

Sometimes saying the wrong thing can slip up on you and should leave you speechless. But, few of us can leave that awkward moment alone. Why is it we feel we have to insert comments at inappropriate moments? Why can’t we let words hang in the air and cap them off with a smile or […]

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Confessions of a Repentant Chocolate Eater

My office desk was mounded with paperwork awaiting me upon my return from a trip. Over to the side was a small package wrapped in red, see-through cellophane–a nice gesture from a local business. I untied the ribbon holding the package together and several pieces of heart-shaped chocolate candy fell across my desk. Usually I […]

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Excellence as a Way of Life

While recently in Boston, I was having dinner at Legal Seafood, known for its fresh fish and the best clam chowder you can find anywhere. My paper placemat was covered with marketing information about the restaurant, including the history of the company. Their “From Pier to Plate” philosophy intrigued me. It stated, “We are not […]

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