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This is how Aretha Franklin found her voice again

“Aretha Franklin began her career in Detroit singing gospel under the tutelage of her father, C.L. Franklin” writes Adam Gustafson for independent.co.uk. In 1960, Aretha Franklin signed a contract with Columbia Records after being pursued by John Hammond, a talent executive who, earlier in his career, had signed Billie Holiday.Enter Jerry Wexler, the R&B pioneer and Atlantic Records executive who’d been closely following Franklin’s career. Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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One of pharma’s top female leaders shares the career advice she wishes she’d gotten when starting out

“Looking back on her career, Shaw says there are a few pieces of advice she wish she had when starting out” writes Lydia Ramsey for businessinsider.com. Women make up about 21% of the executive positions at Fortune 500 healthcare companies according to Rock Health.It’s rare to find women in top executive positions within the pharmaceutical industry.At the CEO level, GSK CEO Emma Walmsley made headlines in 2017 for becoming the first female CEO of a global pharmaceutical company.Along those lines, Shaw said she’d give others career advice about the power…

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Ondrej Kase inks three-year deal with Ducks after career season

“Kase, 22, has collected 25-28=53 points with a +17 rating in 119 career NHL games with Anaheim” writes Fox Sports West for foxsports.com. Kase set career highs in several offensive categories last season, including goals (20), assists (18), points (38), plus/minus (+18) and game-winning goals (5).Following the career year, Kase became a restricted free agent prior to receiving the new deal. Source: foxsports.com Share This:

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Whether a Husband Identifies as a Breadwinner Depends on Whether He Respects His Wife’s Career — Not on How Much She Earns

“In our conversations about work, career, and couples, we often focus on earnings and work hours” reports hbr.org. They spoke at length of how important their wives’ work was, how well it was regarded by others, and of their wives’ many career accomplishments.These different interpretations of the social status and financial value of their wives’ careers provided men with different ways of approaching their own careers.Breadsharers sought to remain professionally flexible to maximize their ability to respond to their wives’ career opportunities, and were hence uncommitted to any particular pathway…

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Rob Gronkowski, who hasn’t touched his NFL money in 8 years, finally splurged on his first ‘luxury’

“NFL star Rob Gronkowski revealed in his 2015 book, “It’s Good to be Gronk,” that he hasn’t touched “one dime of my signing bonus or NFL contract money.”” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. I haven’t really bought anything in my career, don’t really have anything luxury like that.’”. Instead, he’s been living off of his endorsement money since his career started in 2010. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Former Browns WR Corey Coleman requested trade before he was sent to Bills

“Coleman caught 56 passes for 718 yards and five touchdowns in 19 career games with the Browns” reports sportingnews.com. His conversation with Browns coach Hue Jackson was shown Tuesday on the second episode of HBO’s “Hard Knocks.” “If y’all don’t like the way I play, why don’t you just trade me?” Coleman asked Jackson (via Cleveland.com). Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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A business coach who runs an online empire says tearful advice from her mom to her 8-year-old self shaped her entire career

“Marie Forleo’s mother instilled the importance of financial independence at a young age, leading Forleo to become a life and business coach” writes Myelle Lansat for businessinsider.com. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Marie Forleo has had to face her own hardships, which ultimately lead her to a career as an online life and business coach with hundreds of thousands of loyal fans.Before becoming a life coach, Forleo worked at the New York Stock Exchange for six months, which she thought would make good use of the business degree she got from Seton…

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Dreaming of a career break? Here’s why it might not be so bad for your resume

“But what you do with your career break matters” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. Some days, the thought of taking a career break can make you want to turn in your notice and dash out of the door. It should be used as an opportunity to strengthen your skills or develop new ones related to your industry, Amanda Augustine, career consultant for employment site TopResume, told CNBC Make It earlier this year. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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