Archive for June, 2013

Is Your Brand “Obnoxious Enough”?

I recently discovered branding expert Heather Poduska from Clear Voice Branding, and I’m absolutely in LOVE with this recent article from her called “Why You Need An Obnoxious Brand.” Heather caught me at the ...

Are You Your Own Greatest Career Enemy?

My friend (and one of the interviewees for my book, You Know Everybody!), Linda Descano, the CEO of Citi’s Women & Co. posted the infographic below on her LinkedIn blog last week titled “Are the Biggest Roadbloc...

Get Inspired – in Little to No Time

Remember When Do you remember how you felt the day you graduated from college? The light at the end of the tunnel was finally there, and the world was yours. So how did it go? Are you where you thought you’d be? Would your 22...


7 Tips to Make Your Life Easier

Do you ever wish there was a big fat EASY button you could press to simplify life? Wouldn’t that be nice! Well, these 7 tips to make your life easier are the next best thing. Implement them and enjoy the results. Channel ...

The “Shine” Theory: Surround Yourself with Power

There’s a New York Magazine article that’s been making the social media rounds for the past few days. In it, writer Ann Friedman analyzes the jealousy of former member of Destiny’s Child Kelly Rowland. After a...

And Now, A Word on Vulnerability

I am currently reading Brene Brown’s latest book, Daring Greatly. Brown is a social scientist and researcher at Houston University who specializes in shame, vulnerability, and wholehearted living. Brown shares her work an...


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“Hey There, Career Girl” with Amy Riley

What is Hey There, Career Girl? We all want to know what it’s like to be other people, right? What does their life entail, what do their jobs look like and feel like? Hey There, Career Girl, gives you that looking glass i...

Putting Out “Feedback Fires” – When an Employee Freaks Out

Recently, we told you about the art of having “difficult conversations.” Today, we’re talking about what happens after you have a difficult conversation with an employee. We call these situations “feedba...

The Fine Line Between Job Searching and Stalking: It Might Pay Off to Walk It

Last week, Mashable profiled an awesome Chicagoan, Max Crowley, who landed his job as Uber’s Senior Community Manager through, frankly, a little bit of stalking. Here is a little big of Max’s interview with Mashable...


Getting More Money (And A Hilarious Salary Story)

This is the time of year when we take a lot of vacations, buy more summer dresses, and realize that it would be great to have more cash in the wallet.  You think: “Ugh, I wish I could make more money.  Can I somehow tal...