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The Conference Board Review

Some of my readers know me as a former human resources lady. Some of you know me as a blogger. But a surprising number of my readers are senior executives and communications experts who found me through my work with The Conference Board. For five years, I wrote a column in The Conference Board Review that…

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Cat Food

A friend of mine told me that she buys cat food at the grocery store. She buys whatever is on sale. Yes, her cat is barfy. She is not sure what to do. She asked, “What do you feed your cats?” That’s a complicated question. I have a cat who cannot tolerate grain. He loves…

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