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Your Life Calling With Jane Pauley

Online Chat Transcripts

If you missed any of Jane's live chats with special guests and online visitors to, you can catch the conversation here

The Next Stage

February 15, 2011 - Guests: Acupuncturist Tripp Hanson and AARP's Director of Workforce Issues Deborah Russell. Read

Turning Heartache Into Hope

January 11, 2011 - Guests: Social worker Sylvia Abrego-Araiza and Tracy Whitaker of the National Association of Social Workers. Read

Recipe for Success

December 7, 2010 - Guests: Chocolatier Antoinette Little and personal finance and reinvention expert Kerry Hannon. Read

The Walk of a Lifetime

November 10, 2010 - Guests: Joe Liles, Appalachian Trail thru-hiker; and Laurie Potteiger of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Read

The Gift of Water

October 19, 2010 - Guests: David Simms, Head of Leadership and Careers at the Bridgespan Group; and Ken Wood, Founder of Wells for Ghana. Read

A Natural Work in Progress

September 16, 2010 - Guests: Betsy Werley, executive director of The Transition Network, and Catherine Zimmerman, author of Urban and Suburban Meadows. Read

Prostate Man

August 15, 2010 - Guests: Marc Freedman, CEO and founder of Civic Ventures, and Marci Alboher, Vice President of Civic Ventures and one of the nation's top experts on career issues and workplace trends. Read

Rediscovering a Passion for Music

July 13, 2010 - Guest: Elizabeth Craig, master career development professional, and Robert Rudolph, choir director and former mortgage broker. Read

Life on the Road

June 14, 2010 - Guests: Cathie Carr, the CEO, Escapees RV Club, and Trudy Lundgren, living a permanent life on wheels. Read

Talking About Second Careers in Education

May 19, 2010 - Guests: Elizabeth Foster, director of strategic initiatives, National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future, and Anthony Tata, chief operating officer, Washington, D.C., Public Schools. Read

Support for New and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

April 13, 2010 - Guest: Devin Dopp, Ed.D., chief operating officer, SCORE: Counselors to America's Small Business. Read

Knitting a New Life

March 9, 2010 - Guest: Professional knitter Betsy Lee McCarthy. Read

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