Growing Bolder

Women in the Workplace: Tips to Succeed in a Male-Dominated World

By Marcus Lansky~ According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), women make up nearly 47 percent of the nation’s workforce. The majority of speech-language pathologists, social workers, physical therapists, and pharmacists are women. However, women are continuously underrepresented in the workplace, and advancing to senior-level roles can still be a challenge today. Fortunately, there

Where Are My Keys!

By: Heidi Frankel~ A friend shared this funny story that her friend shared with her – such is life in the world of social media. I am sure all who read it can relate! As soon as my friend’s friend had left a meeting with a client, she began searching for her keys. They weren’t

Making a Feature Film in Dallas

By K. C. Bailey~ It all started with a challenge from my husband. We were watching a movie with a scene of an attack against a woman that was so disturbing I left the room. When I returned, I complained that movies never seemed to show women getting the upper hand or taking revenge. My

Accept Who You Are in 2021

By Jennifer “Neily” Neily, MS, RDN, FAND~ In the 1993 movie Cool Runnings, loosely based on the Jamaican bobsled team, there was a scene I won’t forget. John Candy played the coach who retired to Jamaica in disgrace after being disqualified from the 1972 Olympics because he cheated. One player, Derice, wanted to know why

Someone Contemplating a Second Career

Starting a Second Career After 50

Using Your “First Act” Career to Benefit Your “Second Act” By Sara Waskow, Owner FranNet of Dallas-Fort Worth~ As we reach mid-life years, it’s quite common to think about the future in much longer terms. Many of our early “First Act” careers were all-consuming affairs: Whirlwinds of meetings, presentations, and social engagements that left little

How To Talk with a Constant Interrupter

By Debra Goldie Jones~ Polite conversation is a wonderful way to get to know people, express opinions, and exchange ideas. But the chat goes flat real fast when one side interrupts before you finish speaking. Like a plump pumpkin, this year’s holidays will be ripe for discord as far-flung family members, know-it-all neighbors, and garrulous

Five Great Part-Time Remote Jobs for Retirees

By Marcus Lansky~ Some seniors might never entertain working again after retiring, but others just enjoy staying busy! Plenty of seniors with comfortable retirement savings still choose to pursue self-employment or work part-time, even after saying goodbye to their full-time jobs. Whether you’re looking for a more productive way to spend your time or want to make

Rogue Valley Wines

Southern Oregon winery has a reputation for stellar Pinot Noirs By Janie H. Pace | Photo by Janie H. Pace~ Oregon is listed third amongst the top ten wine regions in the United States, behind California and Washington State. With 774 wineries, Oregon has double the number of wineries found in Texas. Both Forbes Magazine

Now is the Perfect Time to Contemplate Your Next Move

By Sara Waskow, Owner FranNet of Dallas-Fort Worth~ 2020 has been a challenging year. For those who were employed and enjoying one of the strongest economies in U.S. history, the global pandemic sent shockwaves through the intersection of business and commerce. But, if your career arc, to date, can be represented as acts of a

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