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  • Claire Cook
    Claire Cook: Interview with a reinvention expert
    Claire Cook's twelfth book, "Never Too Late," her first nonfiction book, is about reinvention. Not surprisingly, it's also yet another reinvention for Claire Cook as she expands on her favorite theme -- how to successfully change...
  • Never Too Late: Your Roadmap to Reinvention by Claire Cook
    'Never Too Late: Your Roadmap to Reinvention' by Claire Cook: An inspiration
    "Never Too Late: Your Roadmap to Reinvention (without getting lost along the way)" by Claire Cook is her first foray into the nonfiction/self help genre, although it still manages to read a lot like a novel. In this book, she shares...
  • Dale Jr. and JJ are ready for Reinvention
    Dale Jr. and Jimmie unveil Reinvention Project classic trucks
    On Monday, April 7, Valvoline and Hendrick Motorsports officially unveiled two completely reinvented, redesigned classic Chevrolet trucks. After several weeks collaborating with the expert mechanics at Hendrick Performance during the first-of-its...
  • Valvoline releases Reinvention Project clues with Dale Jr. and Jimmie Johnson
    Valvoline releases Reinvention Project clues with Dale Jr. and Jimmie Johnson
    Recently, Valvoline teamed up with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driversJimmie JohnsonandDale Earnhardt Jr.to secretly reinvent two classic Chevy trucks and will be keeping them under wraps – giving fans a chance to get in on the action.The...
  • Advent
    Advent reinvents company mission with success
    Inspiration always helps ring in a new business year. You can practically smell the freshness of starting anew.The beginning of a new year is a great time to assess your business' strengths and weaknesses and determine the focus for the...
  • Seven City Colleges of Chicago
    City Colleges of Chicago: Six 'Reinventions' for seven colleges
    City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) have begun a strategic initiative called "Reinvention" advancing recommendations from their new strategic visions for reforming their seven campuses across the city.Chancellor Cheryl L. Hyman, a CCC alumna ...
  • Demi-Lovato-2012
    Demi Lovato is among the first month's guests on Katie Couric's talk show
    "The X Factor" U.S. judge Demi Lovato, 20, is among the featured guests in the first month of the nationally syndicated daytime talk show "Katie," hosted by Katie Couric. The show (which premieres on September 10, 2012) has...
  • Failure to Fear to Fortune
    From Failure and Fear to Fortune: The Reinvention!
    When I lost my job in 2008; I thought it would be easy to obtain another position rather quickly. After-all, I’ve worked since I was fourteen and had ample work experience, outstanding performance evaluations; i.e., a quality employee....
  • Going out of business
    A cautionary tale about the ‘greatest’ business model ever built
    Imagine a Fortune 500 company with more than 574,000 workers that operates 218,000 vehicles. It is the largest vehicle fleet operator in the world. In fact this corporation is the third-largest civilian employer in the United States behind the...
  • New ‘Nextnik’ episode posted
    New ‘Nextnik’ episode posted
    The next episode in the online series about Baby Boomer reinvention has been posted. Mike Kravinsky’s “Nextnik” episode two delves further into the life of Larry, who at 55 is been abruptly let go from a job he thought he would...
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    The reinvention of Barbie: creativity or necessity
    Many, many years ago, there was a young woman who wanted to go to college, but her parents were against it. They preferred she marry the man of her dreams and raise a family. This young woman pursued her dreams, nonetheless, and was successful in...
  • Follow Your Heart
    Reinvention and differentiation in these economic times
    In these economic times, many of us are uncertain about where we are going to be career wise in both the short and long term. Are these uncertain times inspiring you to make a change? Are you finding it necessary to reinvent your career due to a...
  • Marlys Staley and Tollan
    Woman finds mission in helping dogs, people
    I am always impressed when I learn about women that have completely reinvented their lives by taking anew path. Marlys Staley did just that when she gave up a career as a physical therapist in herorties to start a service dog school called Circle...
  • It's never too late to find a soul mate or just have a great relationship in midlife!
    A new midlife love book-to-be especially for women . . .
    It's rare that an examiner can toot his or her own horn, but most of you who read my columns regularly know I don't take this forum lightly. I have been working on Romance Redux: Looking for Love in Midlife, the Female Perspective, (I...
  • Don't mess with me now . . .
    Pushing 60 and taking aim
    It had to be seen to be believed. Take one late-50s politically correct chick, complete with moussed hair, high heels, skinny jeans and a designer jacket on and plop her in the middle of a gun safety class. Set this at a local sporting goods store...