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2018 Accomplishments

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failure, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally moves me to reflect and take action. This post is all about 2018 accomplishments. Honestly, I’m not sure how the year went. There’s data showing it was okay. Trips, invoices, bank…

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Omah’s Snickerdoodles

People keep asking me for my Omah’s Christmas Snickerdoodle recipe. It’s a holiday staple. Turns out, she is my ex-boyfriend’s Omah, but these cookies have been in my life since 1991. We’ll always be family. Here’s the recipe. Sift together and set aside: 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 tsp. cream of tartar 1 tsp.…

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Let’s Fix Work: The Feedback Fix

This week’s guest on Let’s Fix Work is Joe Hirsch, TEDx speaker and best-selling author of ‘The Feedback Fix’ and managing director of Semaca Partners, a boutique communications firm. Joe is also an award-winning educational leader in using applied behavioral science to create more positive and better-performing workplaces. In this episode, Laurie asks Joe about…

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