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Passion. Risk. Success. From the example of George Lucas

George Lucas, the well-known creator of the Star Wars movies, is a perfect example of finding your ideal career. And that it doesn’t always look the way we originally think it should. In a 2013 podcast, George Lucas admits that … Continue reading

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Becoming the Captain of Your Professional Soul—Utilizing the Inspiration of Nelson Mandela

While we offer our condolences in the recent loss of ex-South African president, Nelson Mandela, we find applicable examples from his life that work in the business world. CEOs can learn a variety of lessons from this man’s seemingly simple, … Continue reading

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Mix and Match to Find Your Dream Job

I often joke with my husband – an author of three Civil War books – that we could do a joint book tour. The target audience? People who want to find a job in a Civil War association. While it … Continue reading

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Career Lessons Learned

Edited article as posted on Chuck’s Blog. Click HERE for the original. Regardless of if you are a seasoned C-level executive, a first time job seeker, or an entrepreneur, there are plenty of lessons to be learned throughout your career … Continue reading

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Time Off: Vital To Your Career!

Recently, I went on my first vacation since 2003. Though I’ve been fortunate to have travelled quite a bit since then, it had been a full eight years since my last vacation. You might be confused – aren’t travel and … Continue reading

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Could Working in an Association be Good for your Health?

Recently, a study came out that said volunteering could increase longevity – if you were doing it to truly benefit others and not for self-serving reasons. This made me wonder about two things. First of all, is it even possible … Continue reading

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