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Who are you gonna be, if you could become whatever you want?

It sounds like you need some extraterrestrial power here to help you change. But seriously think about the following questions.

Can we really change our current situation?  598 more words

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Doing Something Valuable

For most of my adult life, I have believed that I will be compensated in direct proportion to the value I provide.  People will pay for things they value, so if I put in the work and deliver valuable things, I ought to be paid a fraction of that value. 332 more words

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Cecile Tellier Shares Her Adventures as an Author

What is the first book that made you cry?

Well, books frequently make me cry but I would say Anne Rice’s Interview with a Vampire. 798 more words

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Construction Contracts: What to Know About Estimates vs. Bids

When planning a home remodeling or new construction project, one of the first things homeowners usually want to know is how much the work will cost. 1,692 more words

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Construction Contracts: What Are General Conditions?

Most people think payment to a general contractor for a remodeling project is broken down into four main categories: materials, installation labor, subcontractors and markup. But there’s a fifth category that may not immediately come to mind: general conditions. 828 more words

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Building Permits: The Inspection Process

The inspection process is not for the faint of heart. No matter how good your contractor is, or how well you manage your own DIY project, your inspector is likely to insist on corrections. 1,234 more words

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What to Know About Budgeting for Your Home Remodel

The budget conversation — it’s sometimes awkward, often slightly uncomfortable and usually comes with a bit of anxiety. Because of the nature of construction, things often cost more than what homeowners think. 1,259 more words

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