Archive for June, 2013

Want to feel good? Exercise. (Right now.)

  I had the pleasure of attending a new group exercise class this week.  As a busy fitness professional, it’s tricky to find time (and energy) to explore new classes outside of the formats I regularly instruct.  Fr...

Last Year on Career Girl Network

CareerGirlNetwork.com launched on March 7, 2012 out of 6+ years of blogging on numerous platforms including Chicago Career Girl and Minneapolis Career Girl. As we move into our second year, we’re looking back every week a...

For Love of the Game: Wisdom from Sarah Robb O’Hagan

Last week, the CGN team attended a Power Breakfast sponsored by Step Up Women’s Network, where we had the privilege of hearing Sarah Robb O’Hagan speak.  For those of you who don’t know who Sarah Robb O’Hagan is (or wh...


Please Don’t Sell Yourself Short

I remember going on informational interviews with established freelancers when I first started freelancing. We’d talk about networking, finding a niche, and the realities of the freelance market. Inevitably, it would end ...

3 Amazing Lunches Under 400 Calories

Have you ever entered your workplace kitchen and seen a tool that seemed overly-specialized for a simple work lunch? I’m the reason that work kitchens end up with a cutting board, french press, salad spinner, and so on. Not e...

Are You Ready to Sell Your Soul?

Marie Forleo, of B-School and Marie TV asks this simple question of wannabe entrepreneurs, Are you ready to sell your soul? Typically, this phrase conjures up sleazy business deals that call on an individual to compromise her i...


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She Knows Everybody! Feature: Julie Cottineau

One of the most exciting parts of You Know Everybody! are Marcy’s interviews with ten incredible female executives. Each week this summer, we’ll highlight one of these incredible women and share with you their ̶...

Recipe for Success: How to Overcome Failure & Make Your Dreams Come True, Greek Style

Last weekend I attended the first ever S.H.E. Summit in NYC, a 2-day women’s leadership and lifestyle event presented by Claudia Chan, featuring speakers on a variety of topics including work issues, finances and wellness....

Holistic Intelligence (why following your heart isn’t enough)

  There’s a lot of talk out there about following your heart. When you do it leads you to your passion, to your deepest desires. It takes you away from doing what other people want you to do, or what you think you should be ...


Occupations Influence the Gender Pay Gap [INFOGRAPHIC]

Monday, June 10, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the day President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act. Marcy Twete recently highlighted this in her article, The Equal Pay Act Turns 50 – Does It Matter? It’s a fair...