“When embarking on a journey, never ask directions from someone who has never left home.” ~Chinese Proverb
I was asked to share why I chose to be a mentor. Ironically, I found that I was unable to share my “why” without first exploring my personal mentoring experience. Being raised by a single working parent in an inner city environment created the need for mentors. This environment is fertile ground for making choices that may not serve your greatest self. My mentors, when I was growing up taught me to respect myself, be an independent thinker, a leader and instilled the thought of I could do anything if I put my mind to it.
There has been a lot of trash talk about U.S. trade policy this political season. Candidates Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have led the rallying cries about how trade deals have killed U.S. jobs and upended the economy, which is a great way to incite disgruntled voters. However, as always, the facts are a bit murkier.
WASHINGTON, D.C.–It’s no secret that retirement security is eroding for many Americans.
“Half of today’s working-age households are unlikely to have enough resources to maintain their standard of living once they retire,” according to the National Retirement Risk Index, compiled by Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research.
Application Deadline is March 31 Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope is seeking qualified individuals to work on upcoming 2014 Election Days on May 6th, August 5th, and November 4th. This is a great opportunity to perform a needed service and earn $120 or more per Election Day. The deadline to submit an application to work all three dates isMonday, March 31.
The U.S. Probation & Pretrial Services Office for the Western District of Michigan is accepting applications for one full time United States Probation Services Officer to be assigned to the Kalamazoo or Lansing, MI branch office.