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The Job That Ate Linda’s Life

Linda

Linda wants to make a change. She can’t pinpoint what type of change she wants to tackle first, or outline the steps she needs to get there. All she knows is she’s in a rut and wants out. “I would love to start my own business but I don’t know what I would do…something cool,” she says.Linda is single, without children. This former model once dreamed of producing fashion shows. But today, she holds a…
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Entrepreneur Mom Opens Second Chicago Eatery

It’s the stuff many Monday morning fantasies are made of: Hardworking yet unappreciated Mae B. tells overbearing, micro-manager to shove it (using more or less inflammatory words). Then with much dramatic flair, the Mae B. storms out of the business forever, leaving things to fall apart…which, of course,  they do, because in most variations of this fantasy, the wronged worker’s departure starts a chain reaction of bad karma-induced misfortunes.  Meanwhile, the Mae B. sails off to limitless…
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