Thank You for Being a Friend!

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Personal Development, Community, Diversity & Inclusion . By Maya Smart | December 28 , 2013

On Singing the Blues

My eyes scanned the words.  They were happy.  No one was singing the blues. But the words did not compute.  I never, with my

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Personal Development . By Maya Smart | December 31 , 2013

How to Vanquish Email Overload Once and For All

Given our frequently complex and unpredictable lives, we all need a few daily anchors—little things that make us feel grounded

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Personal Development, Community . By Maya Smart | January 01 , 2014

Leadership: The Echelman Way

The choice of Janet Echelman’s work to illustrate the Harvard Business Review article “Women Rising: The Unseen Barriers”

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Personal Development . By Maya Smart | January 06 , 2014

The Gift Card Conundrum: How to Spend without Overspending

Dear Maya, I received a bunch of gift cards this holiday season and I still haven’t spent the ones I received last year. 

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Kids Books, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | January 07 , 2014

A Writer to Remember – Zora Neale Hurston

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Personal Development . By Maya Smart | January 08 , 2014

This Year I Learn to Cook

For the last ten years or so I’ve written out New Year’s Intentions.  They are like resolutions but a bit less, well,

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Literacy Skills, Early Language . By Maya Smart | January 13 , 2014

Ready or Not: Having a Baby Means Making Some Tough Calls

Dear Maya, Well, there is a lot I could use some advice on but right now my thoughts have been centered around one thing that

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Personal Development . By Maya Smart | January 14 , 2014

To-Do Or Not-To-Do Lists? Both, Please!

I love a good list.  I list things to do, errands to run, calls to make.  I even record things that I want other people to do

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Literacy Skills, Early Language . By Maya Smart | January 15 , 2014

Wise Woman Mellody Hobson

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