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From PhD to Burger King: Why Did My Life Turn Out This Way?

I met a woman at leadership conference in April and her story intrigued me. Like me, she graduate top of her class from Spelman College. She discovered the field of public health during her academic journey and threw herself into the field. 817 more words

Social Issues

Congrats, Nichole!

Congratulations to Fall ’11 Nichole Abla on her acceptance to the Masters program at the best biomedical engineering school in the nation, Georgia Tech! YGG! We are all so proud of you. 7 more words

The Reset

I firmly believe that some of the absolute best things are birthed from the most ridiculously painful times in your life. People, circumstances and situations can and will destroy you and your life at any given time. 449 more words

My Purpose

Compliment Sandwich

Compliment Sandwich – Have you ever had the pleasure of trying one?

SPOILER: They don’t taste good!

Compliment Sandwich, “When someone tries to ease the blow of a criticism by delivering it between two insincere compliments.” 299 more words


A Career Crisis for Our Kids

Note: This post is mostly about children who plan to go to college…college is NOT the answer for all children, and we parents must be open to the different paths our children choose, even if they are not the ones that align with our dreams for them. 757 more words

Parenting And Management


It has been 6 months since my last post and 1 year and 1 month since I began my first professional library position.  Much like the last post, I have been slacking a bit.  596 more words

Mi Vida

Districts Debate Merits Of Master's For Teachers

DALLAS (AP) - Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools, stirring a national debate about how best to compensate quality educators and angering teachers who say the extra training is valuable. 787 more words