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Facebook and Mothering – What’s the Connection?

With the sweet smell of Mother’s Day flowers beginning to wane but the chocolates well ensconced on our hips, let’s talk about our relationships with family and friends – and why they’re so important to us. This week when Facebook goes public, its worth is expected to be about 100 billion dollars. Yep, that’s not a typo, it’s $100 billion, if the IPO shares are priced around $35 each. With over 900 million active users, how has Facebook achieved such a record-breaking success in less than 10 years? It’s built … Continue reading

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Sandwiched Boomers and Teamwork

There’s an article this week in the business section of Time magazine that describes a “burgeoning field of employee emgagement, a movement that aims to quantify what, exactly, a company gets when it puts more money into bonding with the workers.” The final results aren’t in yet. But apparently, once you’re committed, you work harder and make the company more revenue. Businesses want their employees to be happy – that adds up to more productivity and bigger dividends. There are lots of ways to connect with your employees: tell them … Continue reading

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