These Boots Are Made for Walkin’

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: These boots are made for walkin’. Earlier this year I interviewed Matt Javit for my podcast, and he introduced me to the concept of and term for a “mid-career retirement.” Matt and his wife decided to take 2 years to travel the world at the height of their professional careers,…

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Cleanliness Is Next To…

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Cleanliness is next to….the devil in the details. One of my brother-in-laws is coming to visit! Throughout the week the hubby and I have been tidying up the house to prepare. This morning, putting the finishing touches on the bathrooms and kitchen I was struck by something I do at…

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie…

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: If you give a mouse a cookie…. I am excited to head to Toronto soon for the Meeting Planners International annual conference. I thought it would be fun to have something more than just my business card to give when I meet new people there. So I had the not-so…

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Polly Want a New Skirt?

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Why do my salespeople only parrot our scripts? Merlot the Parrot lives and works at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando. He makes every guest feel welcome as they walk in the door. He makes people want to stay. I recently had two diametrically opposed shopping experiences in clothing…

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One Fish, Two Fish….

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: You should have seen the one that got away! We spent the weekend helping my husband’s family open their lake home for the summer. Hard work, great food, laughter and lots of Pinnacle made for a wonderful time. I was fascinated by the millions of newly hatched fish, trying to…

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