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By Mary Jacobs/The Dallas Morning News
DALLAS — After raising three children together, Hal and Kathryn Cook now devote their time to another joint endeavor: a Learning Express toy store in University Park, Texas, which the couple owns and operates.
“It’s like our fourth kid,” Kathryn Cook said.
The Cooks are part of what […]
By Mary Jacobs / The Dallas Morning News
DALLAS — A few years ago, Wayne Wright was laid off from his job in the telecom industry on a Friday. By Tuesday, he had a new job — selling electricity service on a commission-only basis.
As Wright discovered, straight-commission sales jobs are often easy to land, […]
By MARY JACOBS / Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News
One December day several years ago, Nancy Williams took a bus into downtown Cleveland for a job interview — in the middle of a blizzard. Normally a 45-minute ride, the trip took 90 minutes, yet she arrived on time.
By New Year’s Day, […]