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The importance of leaders with perspective
One of my favorite bloggers, The Mama Bee, writes A few years ago in a board of directors meeting, the…
TGI…Thursday?
A piece in New York magazine by Jennifer Senior asks, “Can Albany help solve the state-budget crisis by taking Fridays…
Lack of Paid Sick Days May Worsen Flu Pandemic
From the New York Times: Public health experts worried about the spread of the H1N1 flu are raising concerns that…
Gen Y Women Are Influential
A new study of 1,018 women ages 18-49 finds Gen Y or Millennial women are highly influential to women of…
Job Sharing: Two moms, one car, great flexibility
In 2008, 2008, Families and Work Institute found that of 1,100 companies surveyed nationwide, 31 percent offered job sharing. If…
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