Jan Bolick

Traditions

There are all kinds of traditions at all times of the year. Whether it’s the tradition of having pizza on deadline night. Or quarterly team bowling tournaments. Or annual office clean outs. Traditions can be powerful....

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My Wife, My City

Finally, Wednesday morning, Jan cried. Before then, she was caught somewhere between five minutes from the finish line at the Boston Marathon and the tragedy that occurred a mile or so up the road. She and her sister, both UNC...

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Simple Problems: Simple Solutions

The facilitator for the April meeting of the Chamber of Commerce Small Business Roundtable was Tori Williams Reid, Ph.D., co-owner of Right at Home – Durham/Chapel Hill, an in-home care and assistance company. During a session...

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Time To Bring The Bunnies

If you’ve had the pedal to the metal, pushing hard to make sales quotas, production schedules and tax deadlines, I encourage you to take a break for a morale and productivity boosting bit of nonsense. And if you need an...

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The Aveda Way

It was a gift card and my long time hairstylist being on maternity leave that finally nudged me in to Aveda Institute for something other than Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours. When I walked in the door, a young woman...

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Countdown to Super Bowl Kick Off!

Let me guess. You’ve been invited to a Super Bowl party on Sunday…maybe even more than one. If you’re a 49ers or Ravens fan, then you’re probably going for the game watching and will be glued to the flat...

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Good Business Fedora Style

During Coach Larry Fedora’s pre-game radio broadcast last week, he said “I want us to be a team that plays smart, plays fast, and plays physical.” Sounded good. Like something any coach would say to his or her team. Along...

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