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Jennie McCormick: School Drop-out to Noted Astronomer

In 2005 Jennie McCormick helped co-discover an unknown planet in a solar system 15,000 light years away. She was the first woman amateur astronomer to discover a new planet since William Hershel in 1781. A few years later she discovered a new asteroid. Jennie’s been a co-author of over 20 scientific papers, including the prestigious publication Science. She became an internationally respected astronomer by shattering the traditional walls of entry into the scientific community. All the way from the Farm Cove Observatory in Auckland, New Zealand Jennie shares her incredible career path on Java, Jobs, and YOU. Her story will resonate with anyone looking to achieve a life of passion, purpose, and achievement in any field. Continue reading Jennie McCormick: School Drop-out to Noted Astronomer

Having a Life Purpose Always in Sight is Central to Career Fulfillment

The foundation of my own career coaching philosophy is that every person has a life purpose that, if fulfilled through one’s work, will generate optimum work fulfillment. My coaching business mission statement, “Creating meaningful careers by design,” is based on helping my clients to discover and fulfill their own Life Purpose. Continue reading Having a Life Purpose Always in Sight is Central to Career Fulfillment

DESIGN YOU Quote of the Day: Michelangelo

“If people knew how hard I worked to gain my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful.” Michelangelo di Lodovico, Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet of the High Renaissance who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.

To fulfill your destiny is no easy road but it’s the only one to take if you want to truly live an amazing life and make your unique contribution to the world.

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The next Farmington DESIGN YOU Meetup will be Thursday, April 13th at 7pm at The Universalist Church, 433 Fern Street, 2nd floor lounge, West Hartford, CT. This is a one-time meeting location change after which we will return to the Farmington Library every other week. BE SURE TO RSVP 

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Read a free excerpt of DESIGN YOU 

with illustrations by Christopher Leykam
Order DESIGN YOU at Barnes & Noble, Amazon and iTunes

DESIGN YOU Quote of the Day: Satchel Paige

“Never let the odds keep you from pursuing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.” Satchel Paige,  Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who became a legend in his own lifetime by being known as perhaps the best pitcher in baseball history by his longevity in the game and by attracting record crowds wherever he pitched.

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The next Farmington DESIGN YOU Meetup will be Thursday, April 13th at 7pm at The Universalist Church, 433 Fern Street, 2nd floor lounge, West Hartford, CT. This is a one-time meeting location change after which we will return to the Farmington Library every other week. BE SURE TO RSVP 

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Read a free excerpt of DESIGN YOU 

with illustrations by Christopher Leykam
Order DESIGN YOU at Barnes & Noble, Amazon and iTunes