Archive for June, 2013
AnatomyOfBinder

Anatomy of a Binder: Organize Any Project (with Pictures!)

Hand-me-downs were big in my modest, Midwest family. My favorite pair of roller skates came from a neighbor who outgrew them. My first pieces of jewelry were terribly gaudy items that my mom handed down. And of course, my favor...

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Fall in Love with Your Brand Like You Fall in Love with Your Spouse

 It seems, this week, everyone is talking about love and branding, and the combination of the two. Our friends over at Entrepreneur.com published the article “Would You Date Your Brand?” and the folks over at Busin...

SMART goals help you succeed in health and fitness

Want Better Health & Fitness? Set SMART Goals.

In my last two posts, I told you all about how to use a vision board to define the true health and fitness outcomes you want to achieve and then revealed that vision boards mean nothing unless you create a concrete action plan ...


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A Short Story: 3 Ways to Wear Summer Shorts

Left to Right:  1)  Work:  J.Crew blouse, J.Crew Shorts, Chloe Blazer, YSL tote, Gianvotti Rossi heels, Apple Ipad 2)  Weekend:  Tory Burch top, Zara Shorts, Lanvin tote, Chloe flats 3)  Charlotte Ruse hat, Theory tank, T...

conversations

Keep Your Mouth Shut (Why It Pays to Listen)

You are standing right there in front of them seeing words come out of their mouth. Despite your intention to focus in, those words seem to float off and land anywhere but your mind. When they do, you’re wrapped up in int...

VGNONew

“Virtual Girls’ Night Out” with Lisa May Simpson

  What is Virtual Girls’ Night Out? We all want to spend more time chatting with our girlfriends, but sometimes life is just too busy to get those girls’ nights out scheduled regularly. That’s why Career ...


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Chicago Launches Simply Stylist

  On Saturday, I attended the first Simply Stylist held in Chicago.  The luxe Dana Hotel and Spa played host to some of the country’s top stylists, make-up artists, and fashion bloggers. Historically, Simply Stylist...

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The Women’s Online Community You MUST Join: Project Eve

Have you met Eve? Project Eve, that is. Well, if you haven’t, we want to introduce you to her. Project Eve is an incredible site for women business owners. But even if you’re not an entrepreneur, you’re going ...

CGCHAT

Have You Heard About #CareerGirlChat?

It’s week THREE of the #CareerGirlChat. Where we here at Career Girl Network are bonding together with three other “Career Girl” driven organizations to bring women all over the world together on Twitter for o...


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Straight Talk About Life Insurance

  Few financial topics are as difficult to obtain unbiased information about as life insurance. The industry is a profit machine and typically the only people who really know much about the products are those who stand to ...