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Bringing a Sense of Community One Cup at a Time: An Interview with Cafe Owner Sonny Han

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“A great job has to have a start and end,” says Sonny Han, thirty-eight year old co-owner of Espresso Joe’s café in Keyport, New Jersey, “and, at the end, you feel that you’ve accomplished something and made a difference.” For Sonny, growing up in Brooklyn, New York was the perfect setting for getting a sense […]

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“Even the Worst Experience is Worth It”: An Interview with Lisa Romanski

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“I graduated college as an enthusiastic and optimistic young educator, ready to make an impact on kids’ lives,” recalls 25-year old Art Teacher, Lisa Romanski. “That entire summer I applied to job after job and went on a few interviews, which lead to nowhere.” With the guidance of a friend, Lisa had previously enrolled at […]

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How Creative Aspirations Led Dee Cotter to a Life of Fulfilling Work

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 “I feel like my work history reads more like a rap sheet!” Dee Cotter, a twenty-eight year old native New Jerseyite admits. “Basically, nothing turned out as I expected it would, as a child.” In this economy, it can be said that one is lucky to have a job. Dee is a relatively young entrepreneur […]

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The Value of Hard Work: An Interview with Sherry Zander

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“I thought I would never be more than a waitress.” An inspirational life story unravels from those very words. Sherry is a professional writer who has beaten the odds with persistence and hard work. After reaching a more-than-comfortable level of prosperity, she was laid off, only to let life reveal a real passion. Visit her […]

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