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The Party’s Over

How do I subtly tell guest that the party’s over and it’s time to leave?   Before the party: include an end time on the invitation (for example, “Dinner and dessert from 7p.m. to 10p.m”) This goes for text messages … Continue reading

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Standing Up

What’s stopping you for standing up …I don’t have enough time t do anything meaningful. That’s probably not true. Tell me the amount of time you have, and I’ll tell you what you can do to make a difference. 30 … Continue reading

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Real Life Rants

I love the rave section in my paper. It’s the first section I read, but sometimes a rant isn’t a bad thing. We need to stomp our feet, form our hands into fists, and scream. So, let’s rant, but me first. … Continue reading

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Pureed Green Bean Soup

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I am 100% sure these green beans were meant for some holiday casserole or other amazing dish. However, as it often happens at the holidays, we get invited out a LOT and…

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How to Ask for Anything…And Get It

Likability Matters :”It’s not necessarily what you say, but how you say it. If I like how someone is speaking to me, it makes it easier to hear them. And what you want is to be heard.” -Marcia Cole, CEO … Continue reading

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