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Vickie Elmer
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I use my head and my heart in writing and living. And this year I choose to thrive.
I use my head and my heart in writing and living. And this year I choose to thrive.

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If you feel chaos and changes choking or worrying you, try following the lead of Bob Miglani. He endorses kindness and action - and no overthinking - in his new book Embrace the Chaos. Here's my blog post based on our interviews.

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If your week looks crazy and chaotic, get used to it. Chaos is becoming the new normal almost everywhere, Bob Miglani says in his new book - and in my Quartz article.

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Know your super power. Show your super power. Grow your #superpower for the greater good. My new post: http://workingkind.com/2013/11/your-super-power/

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My #Halloween  story for @Qz looks at homes near cemeteries. They are not a scary investment - quite the contrary - and certainly are popular this time of year. 

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Entrepreneurs and patent holders are three times likely to have taken music or art lessons as a child as the overall U.S. population. Find out how Beethoven helps in business in my new #MSU research in my @qz Quartz article.

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Focus on making the product worthwhile - not the profits. One lesson from the creator of Sriracha:  http://qz.com/132738/the-highly-unusual-company-behind-siracha-the-worlds-coolest-hot-sauce/

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Two women experienced start-up failure. Then they decided to create a conference highlighting stories and lessons from failing - and it's a success, growing globally. My new Fortune.com piece shares more:

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Calm your nerves and boost your confidence? A small ritual before a job interview or major presentation really does help. Just ask the Harvard professor who researched this.

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Sherpa is becoming a hot job title for coaches & consultants, and that burns some native Sherpas. This is brand building and borrowing from an proud ethnic group. My new @qz: http://qz.com/128842/

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She danced to fame with her "I quit" video. She may land a cool job and definitely has a following on YouTube. Why Millennials quit publicly, and why they shouldn't copy Marina's moves: My new Quartz piece http://qz.com/131461/
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