Monthly Archives: April 2013

Disability Quiz

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How Much Do You Really Know? Content adapted from Awakening to Disability by Karen G. Stone. True or false? 1. Two-thirds of adults with disability wish to work but are unemployed. Yet many are educated and qualified to work. True or … Continue reading

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Career Change after Injury or Illness

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Karen G. Stone People sometimes pursue self-employment when health issues make it difficult to pursue their previous occupations. The following story also illustrates how a challenging circumstance can be the basis for meaningful productive work.           … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon Survivors

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Vigil “Dedication… grit… human spirit… Run with endurance the race that is run before us…” -President Obama. As our thoughts and prayers go out to the people who lost their lives or suffered injury in Boston, certain life-changing consequences are … Continue reading

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Clive Davis

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Why Some Singers Should Not Write Their Own Songs The music industry entrepreneur and producer discuss his autobiography The Soundtrack of My Life with Charlie Rose. And one of the topics discussed is the struggle that some singers, including famous ones, … Continue reading

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Midwest Book Review: Praise for Finding Your Niche

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The Midwest Book Review is a respected industry source for small press publications writes publishing pioneer Marilyn Ross.Reviews from the organization are posted with Cengage Learning, Gale interactive CD-ROM series for academic corporate and public library systems. The Review Small Press … Continue reading

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Lessons from Roger Ebert

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Inspiration The iconic movie critic loved his work, and entertained and educated the masses in the process. Read his reviews of “Freddy Got Fingered” or “Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo” and it’s hard not to laugh aloud while gaining some insight into the … Continue reading

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Finding New Ideas for Social Business

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Dee Adams’ Online Class Entrepreneurial trends in the academic world was the topic of a previous post that included references to the article Me, Inc. The content reveals how some non-business majors are showing an interest in becoming their own … Continue reading

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