See Terry Kozlowski Live on Sept. 8, 2007 at Wilmette Public Library

TOPIC: "Too Young to Retire?" September 8, 2007 2:00 – 3:30 No Admission Fee Whether for more money or for more free time, baby boomers are reinventing the meaning of work. Terry Kozlowski, who has spent decades as a line manager, business owner and consultant, will help you to examine, “What’s next for me?” “Where

By |2018-03-09T12:11:09+00:00August 14th, 2007|

Terry Kozlowski speaking at Rush on “Boomers’ Retirement Reinvention Strategies”

Terry Kozlowski speaking at Rush on "Boomers’ Retirement Reinvention Strategies" Saturday, January 26, 2008 Noon-1:30pm No Admission Fee Lunch will be served Terry Kozlowski, Rich and Rowdy Retirement Guide Baby boomers are now negotiating work on their own terms, becoming more involved in their community, and finding new uses for leisure time. Come discover the

By |2018-03-09T12:11:09+00:00July 3rd, 2007|

From Hamlet to All My Children

Was making breakfast on Saturday morning and flipped on the tv to keep me company and it was on one of my favorite channels, TCM, Turner Classic Movies. They were showing Laurence Olivier's Hamlet (1948). There was something about the woman who was playing Queen Gertrude. I couldn't tear my eyes away from her. There

By |2018-03-09T12:11:09+00:00June 16th, 2007|

Clues to Your Next Career for Only Fifty Cents

I love reading the newspapers every day. I actually read several. When I'm very busy they stack up around my home until I can get to them. The pleasure I receive going through each daily paper is such a great return on investment on the fifty cents I pay (and more depending on the paper)

By |2018-03-09T12:11:09+00:00June 11th, 2007|

Benefits Thinking at a Benefit

Last night was our annual benefit for the Griffin Theatre. As President of the Board of Directors I have been blessed to share the work of creative artists with communities across the United States and work shoulder to shoulder with dedicated volunteers. As I was talking with Alderman O'Connor last night about a permanent facility

By |2018-03-09T12:10:51+00:00June 8th, 2007|

Robert DeNiro as Sonny Corleone?

Imagine that. Robert DeNiro playing Sonny Corleone. Doesn't seem right, does it? I was watching The Godfather (1972) again the other day and I was reminded that he was once considered for the role. When Francis Ford Coppola was casting The Godfather many an aspiring young actor came for an audition and screen test. There

By |2018-03-09T12:11:09+00:00June 6th, 2007|

From $3 ad to $7.3 billion

Local boy made good today, and it's an inspiring lesson for all of us. Many years ago, Michael wrote a three line newspaper ad to sell his used computer and spent $3 to do it. From that common experience he saw an opportunity and started a business from his kitchen table in Glenview, IL. Over

By |2018-03-09T12:11:09+00:00May 29th, 2007|

Career Advice in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Over the weekend I took myself off to see the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie and was surprised to hear a career transition tip right in the middle of the movie. There's a scene where they're trying to get to a place that doesn't show on any map -- and someone says something very

By |2018-03-09T12:11:08+00:00May 28th, 2007|

New Career Tip from Hiro Nakamura of Heroes

Discovered a great second career tip from an interview I read recently with Masi Oka, who plays Hiro Nakamura on Heroes on NBC-TV. He had been discouraged and thinking about leaving acting. Then the casting request for Heroes went out, and they were looking for three things in a young actor:

By |2018-03-09T12:11:09+00:00May 21st, 2007|
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