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    Oct
    2016

    Hedonic Adaptation—or Why Moving to California Won’t Make Me Happier

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    coachs-cornerMy husband Peter and I love the sun and the ocean and have made it a tradition to take a beach vacation nearly every year since we met in 1993. After we got married, we explored moving away from Chicago, with weather a key driver of our potential destinations. After visiting both the San Francisco and San Diego areas, a combination of factors (work, friends, familiarity) kept us in Chicago.

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    Oct
    2016

    Let’s Hear From an Expert: Bobbie Carlton, Founder of Innovation Women

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    bobbiec-headshotYou founded Innovation Women, an online speakers bureau for entrepreneurial and technical women. What need did you seek to fill with your company?

    It’s 2016 and we’re still attending events where all (or at least most) of the speakers are “all-male, all-pale” or the same 5 women are on stage. The event managers pick up new speakers from each other’s events. This perpetuates the same voices, the same stories, the same content, and a lack of diverse opinions and viewpoints.

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