September 2008 was the last time I sat in a cubicle, wearing high heels and making money for someone else. Far from having the 7-year itch, I’m pretty much bursting

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I spent last week in North Carolina, working with the client who has taken over my life this summer. This time, I trained ten local women in face-to-face interviewing. They are

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Anyone who has spent ten minutes with me in the past few months knows that I’ve been consumed by my latest client: a Native American tribe in North Carolina. Like

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Here’s a riddle for you on this August morning. What do these two people have in common? Jill is the CEO of a small but growing company that makes buckets.

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A former client and friend called me this spring and invited me to collaborate on a super fun and dynamic project: experiential “hike-alongs” with Millennials. I’ve done “shop-alongs,” where we

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I like to think of myself as a giver: I’m giving my clients information they didn’t have before, information they can use to make smarter decisions. Here are a few ways

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I’m teaching Questionnaire Design again this summer at the University of Michigan’s Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques. I have a really diverse group of students: three of them work at the

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How to be a better client: Q&A with my favorite interviewers

This is Connie and Joe. They are amazing in-person interviewers who can get anyone to talk to them, whether it’s someone coming out of a store or a doctor attending

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A client of mine is a social service agency. One of their smallest programs (serving about 40 clients at any given time) offers case management for individuals involved with the

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Today I just want to share this funny comic my mom sent me years ago…          

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