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Maccs Beat Snickers

Using Music to Boost Your Mental Health

Middle school through high school is when we mentally embed most of our favorite songs.  By your mid-30’s you only add about 5-10% of new music.  That helps explain why Motown, disco, and Michael Jackson get me moving, yet rap and hip-hop never got on to my playlist.
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Conversations:  Millennial Jackson Kerchis on Happiness

Conversations make me come alive.  Not the conversations I tend to have with myself all day long, but the conversations I get to engage in with all the interesting people I am meeting in my evolving work focus this year. One such conversation took place thanks to Jackson Kerchis taking the initiative and reaching out...
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The Real Social Dilemma

As much as I like writing about passion and paychecks, I believe there is a real social dilemma we are not speaking about.  Knowing I view all questions through the lens of positive psychology, and the belief that all human problems have human solutions, let me know if you know the answer (or a good...
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Dawn Sutherland

Paycheck or Passion: Is There a Generational Divide?

Paycheck or Passion is such a fun topic for me.  I have written and spoken about the elusive paycheck, passion, and happiness debate many times over the years.  Currently, I am having fun watching how different generations are embracing the issue with newfound post-pandemic fervor. Imagine this.  You are a parent.  Your twenty-one-year-old child advises...
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Conversations Victor Creed

Politics and The Business of Success

Remember when being political in business meant someone was kissing up to the boss to leapfrog over you for a promotion? Remember when being politically astute in business meant aligning with someone who would champion your career? Am I the only one who longs to return to that version of politics in business?
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Channeling Your Inner Ukrainian

Do you remember the first time you wondered if you would be brave enough to take an action you knew others were brave enough to take? Do you remember your answer when you asked yourself, “Will I be willing to do that?” I am the girl who wrote the book, Don’t Die Waiting to be...
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Suicide, Positivity and Well-Being

Suicide, positivity, and well-being may seem like odd bedfellows – and outside my wheelhouse – but for more years than I wish to remember, I have been confronted with the seeming never-ending cross-section of these three topics.  I urge you to watch the video conversation between myself and Jack Colton, CEO of Silent Rich. As...
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Quote Play

Quote Play.  Have you ever thought about designing your next career move using all those quotes you like and share on social media?  I am notorious for saving quotes in a file on the off chance I can use them in the right place in a presentation. 
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How Does a Self-Employed Person Resign?

How does a self-employed person resign?  That is the question I have been asking myself for several months now.  Resigning from my current work has actually become a 2022 goal! The questions I want to ask you before you read further are: Do you feel like you need a career or livelihood change? If so,...
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