Should you ever loan a friend money?

SHOULD YOU EVER LOAN A FRIEND MONEY?

  Dear L.C., Under what circumstances (if any) is it ok to loan a friend a significant sum of money?     That is such a tough question. And all though my knee-jerk response may be NONE & NEVER!! The truth of the matter is, a question like this deserves serious consideration. Things to consider:…

when I'm sorry just isn't enough

WHEN “I’M SORRY” JUST ISN’T ENOUGH

  Have you ever hurt someone so profoundly that you knew deep in your soul that “I’M SORRY” just wasn’t going to repair the damage? I have. I could hear the words coming out of my mouth and as each syllable escaped I felt how hollow and how empty they were. Yes, I sincerely meant…

Should I Hire My Friend When I Will Be Her Direct Manager?

  What do you do when your friend applies for a job at your company, where you will be her direct manager? Check out one reader’s experience and my advice on how she may handle this situation. Dear L.C., I’m a 30 something-year-old female working in corporate America. I am highly respected within my company.…