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WHAT’S IT WORTH?

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By Shelby Deering Experts say kitchen and bath remodels can be the most important projects for homeowners, especially when it comes time to sell…

HOT SUMMER READS

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What’s summertime without a good book to read? Here’s a selection of new titles from several genres—including some from local writers—sure to suit just…

MODERN MONIKERS

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By Emma Whitford The 9-to-5 job is so last century. Today’s careers are broad and flexible, and so are their titles. Companies use creative…

STARTUPS 101

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 By Emma Whitford Roxie Hentz, founder of CEOs of Tomorrow, which helps young people learn how to get a business off the ground, has…

SLIM CHOICES AND HIGH PRICES

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 By Sally Haskins In Madison’s Allied Drive neighborhood, a low-income pocket in the Beltline-Verona Road corridor, pickings are slim when it comes to grocery shopping….

ENTREPRENEURIAL ATHLETES

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 By Emma Whitford Lifelong Madisonian Jen Anderson is an Ironman finisher and longtime athlete. She understands that safety is an integral part of anyone’s…

ENTREPRENEURIAL ATHLETES

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 By Rachel Werner Shawn Smith’s world revolves around the axis of fitness. As a group exercise instructor, trainer and co-owner of X-A-M Sports, a marketing…

NAVIGATING TOUGH CONVERSATIONS

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 By Shelby Deering We’ve all had them—tough, maybe even confrontational, conversations with colleagues at work or just about anyone in our lives. They don’t always…

THE FREEDOM OF ESSENTIALISM

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By Shelby Deering When Darcy Luoma, a nationally-acclaimed speaker and professional life coach, asked an audience if they’d heard of essentialism, very few hands…