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Spending Three Hours with a Big, Bad Wolf

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

Jordan Belfort can sell himself to everyone he meets. Finishing up an interview with a reporter from Forbes magazine (“Thanks. I think I have everything

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Is All That Glitters Really Gold?

Monday, December 30th, 2013
by on Living Around

Gold glitters, and especially so this time of year. But those who hold it in portfolios are seeing some tarnish on a commodity that historically

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The Billionaire’s Apprentice:
The Stunning Fall of Rajat Gupta

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
by on Reading Around

When I first picked up Anita Raghavan’s 500-page tome, The Billionaire’s Apprentice, I dreaded yet another chronicle of Wall Street’s pillaging the provinces. Having read

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Woman Around Town: NBC’s Andrea Joyce –
Breaking the Ice for Women Covering Sports

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Andrea Joyce has spent most of her career on the sidelines and, from that vantage point, has influenced television and sports. Growing up in an

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The New American Dreamer: Ready for Your Closeup?

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
by on Living Around

Staying with our LinkedIn leg of our journey (read our previous story) let’s get to uploading a photo of yourself. As much as we don’t

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The Hunger Games—The Whole World is Watching

Monday, March 26th, 2012
by on Playing Around

“May the odds be ever in your favor!” This is the traditional address Effie gives the residents of District 12 before the annual Reaping ceremony,

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Erin Duffy’s Bond Girl—Stirred, not Shaken

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
by on Reading Around

Writing a bestseller is the best revenge. Erin Duffy spent more than a decade working on Wall Street. In 2008, she found herself a victim

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Living a Good Life Is Still the Best Revenge

Thursday, December 1st, 2011
by on Playing Around

ABC-TV’s Revenge has become the surprise hit of the fall season. Said to be an updated version of The Count of Monte Cristo, this nighttime

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