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    Ever since I gave a webinar about the Affordable Care Act (informally known as Obamacare) earlier this year,

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    The TV show Get Smart was created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry and ran for five seasons: 1965

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  • 7 Ways to Wreck Employee Morale During the Holidays

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    As a consultant, I’ve often made recommendations to my clients that were not acted upon. Sometimes the client

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    In the popular television show Homeland, thirty-something CIA operative Carrie Mathison is actively mentored by her fifty-something senior

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  • What to Be Thankful for at Work This Thanksgiving

    It’s easy to complain about work – from annoying coworkers to difficult bosses to the Accounting department’s inability

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