Archive for July, 2013

Rise & Shine! How to Establish a Morning Routine

Although many of us fight it, most would agree that waking up early is good for us. Some would even go as far as to say it is essential to success in our careers, health, even our overall happiness. No matter what your opinio...

8 Inspiration Kick Starters for a Mid-Year Boost

1 Can you believe it? We’ve made it to July. Which means, we’re half way through 2013. Crazy, yes, but also reality. Think back to January 1st. Remember that fresh start? The motivation you had to go on another diet...

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“Hey There, Career Girl” with Kim Dahlgren

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...


Lessons for Your Career from Paula Deen’s PR Catastrophe

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few weeks, you’ve heard the controversy surrounding Paula Deen’s recent lawsuit, controversial statements, and the PR catastrophe that has ensued since the story bro...

The Whole Person Job Search from Liz Ryan

She bounded onto the stage with a flair rarely seen in a business presentation. She wore a fuchsia dress, lipstick to match, and jewelry that glittered in the light while she literally bounced back and forth on the stage as she...

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She Knows Everybody! Feature: Linda Descano

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 ̶...


5 Ways To Keep Your LinkedIn Account Looking Fresh

With so many social networking sites available, updating your status on each one on a regular basis can be time-consuming and tedious. However, keeping your account on LinkedIn spiffy is vital to enhancing your professional per...

Get That Promotion! It’s Time!

There are many times in my career when I have stood out for terrible reasons.  Reasons like refusing to make coffee when I was the most junior person on the team (I thought it was demeaning and also, I didn’t know how...

Too Much Celebration: How to Get Through the Holiday Slump

Independence day is just around the corner and you may be prepared for the celebration, the fireworks and maybe a long weekend.  The topic of celebration has been on my radar for a few different reasons and I wanted to talk to...


Down With Corporate Jargon! Use Real Words

You have all been in meetings where things devolve into buzzspeak: You know, going forward, net-net when we look at things apples to apples at the end of the day when we’re flying at 30,000 feet and collaborating on value...