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How Do I Fix It?

Question: Dear Luise: I’m 23, live at home because I can’t afford to move out. I get fed, watered and I’m fine with that but lately my mother had gotten really bad. I am applying for medical school, and for that am taking two exams in a few months to try and get in. I […]

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Why Is She Ruining Our Business?

Question: Dear Luise: My husband and I own our own business and my mother-in-law has worked for us for over a year.  At first, everything was great – it seemed liked she really had our and the company’s best interest at heart. Over the last several months, I have received complaints from customer that she […]

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How Can I Keep Both Jobs

Question: Dear Luise: I have two jobs, one of my jobs I just started. Anyway my other job has been giving me a hard time with availability. They work Monday through Wednesday, but sometimes Thursday and they don’t tell you until the last minute about Thursday because it’s based on production. Anyway my new availability […]

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Should I Stay in this Job or Move On

Question: Dear Luise: I got off to a difficult start in my career in management with a company – the performance of my group just was not there. I’ve now turned it around and am performing very well. (I was rated “exceed expectations” in my last review). However, I believe I am still “marked.” I […]

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I Feel Like A Starbucks Dropout

Question: Hi Miss Luise: I feel like a Starbuck’s Dropout! I go in there and can’t relate to anyone, even the clerks! I could use a little advice. It’s obvious to see that I am an ambitious person, but I find that I have no social life. I wonder how I might ever meet the […]

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