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3,103 Days – A Lesson In Perseverance From My Eagle Scout
Three thousand, one hundred and three days after crossing over from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts, my oldest son became the only scout who joined at that time to celebrate his Eagle Scout Court of Honor. His story is a lesson in perseverance and pursuing a difficult goal in the face of adversity. Learn more about his accomplishment, and his project – a Covid memorial garden.
Eight Simple Concepts To Help Change Your Life
On my run this past weekend, I was thinking about various concepts and principles I keep in mind to improve my money, career, health, and creativity. Today I’m sharing so you can use them to change your own life.
FSA Changes: Eight Critical 2020 & 2021 Changes You Need To Know
Everything you think you know about the FSA has changed in the past four months. Here are eight key 2020 and 2021 FSA changes you need to know today.
One Year Later
Somehow it’s been a year since COVID first struck. The past year has been quite a journey for our family – some of which is shared by the world, others are unique to us. Come along and hear all about what this pandemic has meant for us, and just how much our lives have changed over the past year.
My Husband Was On A Ventilator, and Used To Entertain the Elderly. Now He Cleans a COVID Nursing Home.
What if you had taken a job to play bingo with the elderly, and ended up being asked to clean a nursing home filled with residents ill with the coronavirus? Well, that’s what’s happened to us.
The Most Innovative Leaders In The US Are Nearly All White Men | Forbes 100 Most Innovative Leaders In America
In a Forbes article last week, the 100 most innovative leaders in America were crowned. There was only one woman featured – and no African Americans. Why was this? The methodology, and a definition of the word “innovative” that’s…well….innovative. I’m breaking down the methodology used for you so you can see how this happened – and asking how it can be changed to reflect those who are TRUELY innovative leaders.
Forty Questions That Annoy Working Moms|Working Mom Responds
As you may see from the featured image – I’m annoyed today. Last week I stumbled upon an article about questions that annoyed working moms.
5 Steps to Prepare for Performance Review Season – Maximize Your Bonus Payout, Land That Promotion and Get That Raise
Hi all – CMO here, and I’m excited to bring you a guest post today from my friend Anna Cosic. We met in person at
A Day In The Life Of CMO
One of the questions I get asked a lot is, how do you do everything you do? A reader suggested on Twitter that I do a “day in the life”, so you can see exactly what I go through. Read on to see a “typical”/non-typical day.
Chief Mom Officer Goes to FinCon 2018, Wins An Award, And Rounds Up 50+ Recaps
It’s been a few days since I flew home from FinCon 2018, and boy are my arms tired! Actually, it’s just me that’s tired. But
The Power Of Words – And Women At Work
Bitchy. Bossy. Intimidating. Unlikeable. Shrill. “Girls”. Ladyboss. Incompetent. Hired only “because she’s a woman.”. Bad Attitude. Assertive. A leader. Competent. Knows their stuff. Executive pretense.
Wheels Up! Musings on FinCon, Impostor Syndrome, and Introversion
At the time you’re reading this, I am (hopefully) on a plane headed to FinCon. Or I may have already arrived! This morning, I’m waking
Dealing When Life Goes Into Ludicrous Speed
Life over at CMO central has been absolutely insane lately. I’m feeling like I’m falling behind, and just can’t catch up. But I know that
CMO Reacts – When Male Consultants Consider Their High Earning Wives Income “Pin Money”
Last month, I found an interesting article in the Harvard Business Review concerning male breadwinners. Given that I write so much about female breadwinners, I
I Won’t Dumb Down My Accomplishments Because I’m a Woman-And You Don’t Need To Either
Ever feel pressure to dumb down your accomplishments? If you’re a man, likely not. People ask you about your work, are impressed with your position
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