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26 Years and Counting


I tell the story of my engagement once a year. Many of you have heard it. But since it still amazes me- I always feel it is worth re-posting. So what was it? Was it sky writing? Was it a ring in the champagne? Was it in a horse drawn carriage in Central Park? Well. [...]

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The most damaging personalities in your business


*This post was written by Marcy Massura 3 years ago, and originally was published in it’s entirely on, republished with permission to We all enter the work field with generalized expectations of our new coworkers; the grumpy boss, the sexy secretary, the lazy millennial, the older technology challenged team member etc. All clichés [...]

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You can’t say that :: When free speech costs too much.

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Does your company approve of your blog? Of all the questions I get asked, the one that readers, audience members at my presentations and even colleagues ask most frequently is a version of the above question.  There seems to be an endless curiosity about how to be a person while belonging to a career. The [...]

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For the love of Mondays.


It is the working man who is a happy man. The idle man is miserable. Ben Franklin Often The Husband and I wake in the middle of the night at the same time. (We embrace Second Sleep I guess) We turn the TV on and in a semi whisper so we don’t wake the kids [...]

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Dear Ms. Marcy: Lessons in Social Media Manners (Facebook Edition)


Let’s start the new year off with a gift for your friends and family. Something everyone appreciates and everyone hopes to receive…I am talking about the gift of social media manners. As a parent I am continually reinforcing everyday manners like saying please and thank you, keep your elbows off the table and being gracious [...]

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The new old me.


I woke up one day last week and decided to cut all my hair off. Yes, just like that….well not really. But practically. The truth is I wore my hair medium length bob for most of my natural born life. Until about 3 years ago, I decided if I was ever going to have long [...]

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Homecoming. It happened.


I love how much the internet loves my kids. After my last post about Jack attending his first Homecoming dance, and several posts on Facebook the day off…I have received A LOT of messages, emails and tweets from people who genuinely wanted to know how his big night went. At just about the last minute, [...]

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The Homecoming Suit.


One night after dinner, after homework  and before bed Jack announced he needed poster board and some candy. He had an idea to ask a girl to his Homecoming Dance. Trying to remain calm, and not act overly excited (but I was honestly super duper excited) I calmly helped with his idea. The next day [...]

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